Trichy to Madurai
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Product Code : AGORA482
Embark on full day excursion to Madurai an energetic, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of India. Ruled by Pandya kings for the longest time in its history, it is called the 'Lotus City' as it was planned and built in the shape of a lotus. Its skyline is dominated by the 14 colorful gopurams (gateway towers) of Meenakshi Amman Temple. Covered in bright carvings of Hindu gods, the Dravidian-style temple is a major pilgrimage site. Private air-conditioned vehicle from picks up till drop off to your hotel, sightseeing with local English-speaking guide, and entrances to monuments are well included in the package price.
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Madurai (135kms/ 3hrs approx one way).
Visit Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple one of the largest temple complexes in India built between the 16th and 18th centuries. Apart from the estimated 33 million sculptures there, the temple is absolutely absorbing with the endless rounds of ceremonies, prostration of countless devotees and glittering market stalls. Tiruparankundram Murugan Temple a Hindu temple and one of the Six Abodes of Murugan, built in rock-cut architecture by the Pandyas during the 6th century. Also visit the Tirumal Nayak’s Palace a highly decorative monument. Its enormous roofed arcade supported by 48 foot high stone pillar, still stands.
After sightseeing drive back to Trichy and drop off to your hotel.
Transport by private AC deluxe car
Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled water within the vehicle.
Camera charges at monuments.