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One-Day Sacred Temples Tour: Chennai to Kanchipuram & Vellore

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Product Code : AGORA393

Embark on a spiritual journey with our One-Day Sacred Temples Tour from Chennai to Kanchipuram and Vellore. Starting at 7:30 AM, the tour introduces you to Kanchipuram, renowned as the "City of Thousand Temples," where you'll explore ancient shrines like Kamakshi Amman and Ekambareswarar Temple. After indulging in a traditional South Indian lunch, the tour continues to Vellore, home to the opulent Golden Temple and the historic Vellore Fort. The day concludes at 8:00 PM back in Chennai, leaving you with unforgettable memories of architectural marvels and spiritual sanctuaries.

7:30 AM: Depart from Chennai, the vibrant heart of Tamil Nadu, for a journey to Kanchipuram, known as the "City of Thousand Temples."

Upon arrival in Kanchipuram, immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance at the Kamakshi Amman Temple. This ancient temple, dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi, captivates visitors with its exquisite architecture, intricate sculptures, and vibrant festivals that narrate tales of devotion and faith.

Next on the itinerary is the Ekambareswarar Temple, one of Kanchipuram's grandest shrines devoted to Lord Shiva. Stand in awe of the majestic 57-meter-high Gopuram and the legendary mango tree believed to be over 3,500 years old, which stands as a silent witness to the temple's timeless beauty.

Continue your temple trail to the Kailasanathar Temple, an architectural marvel that stands as one of Kanchipuram's oldest and most revered temples. The Dravidian-style architecture, intricate carvings, and well-preserved frescoes within the temple transport visitors back in time, offering a glimpse into the region's rich heritage.

Conclude your temple exploration in Kanchipuram at the Varadharaja Perumal Temple. Admire the grandeur of its architecture, with the 100-pillar hall being a standout feature, showcasing the ancient engineering marvels of the region.

After enjoying a traditional South Indian feast at a local eatery in Kanchipuram, the journey continues to Vellore, a city steeped in history and spiritual significance.

The Golden Temple (Sripuram Mahalakshmi Temple) in Vellore awaits, with its gold-plated exteriors and intricate sculptures making it a spiritual and architectural wonder. Wander through the temple complex, marveling at the golden exteriors and soaking in the serene ambiance that pervades the surroundings.

Delve into history at Vellore Fort, a 16th-century marvel that stands as a testament to the region's rich historical past. Walk along the impressive ramparts, explore the ancient Hindu temple nestled within the fort complex, and enjoy panoramic views of the city from the fort walls, feeling the history come alive.

The tour concludes with a visit to the Jalakandeswarar Temple Tank. Known for its tranquil ambiance and believed healing properties, this spot offers a serene environment for meditation and reflection, allowing visitors to find inner peace amidst the chaos of daily life.

8:00 PM: Return to Chennai, concluding your one-day temple tour with cherished memories of architectural wonders, spiritual sanctuaries, and the rich heritage of Tamil Nadu.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.