Trichy to Thanjore & Velankanni
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Product Code : AGORA480
Full day excursion tour to Thanjore & Velankanni include AC vehicle and accompanies English speaking guide service from Trichy. Its include visit to all places of tourist interest in city and entrances to all monuments in the itinerary. Pick up and drop off from any hotels in Trichy is well included. We serve complementary bottled water in vehicle and flexible to accommodate guest requirement during the tour.
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Thanjore & Velankanni (165kms/ 3hrs approx one way).
1st stop at Thanjore visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Fort - built by great Chola king in the 10th century. It is an outstanding example of Chola architecture and is listed in UNESCO world heritage site. Thanjavur Palace & Museum - The palace houses an art gallery, a library and a hall of music. Art Gallery - in the Palace there are a number of granite and bronze statues of the Chola period. Saraswathi Mahal Library - another section of the Palace is the library where over 30,000 palm leaf and paper manuscripts in India and European languages are preserved.
Further drive to visit Velankanni Church one of the holiest Christian pilgrimage destinations renowned for its Roman Catholic shrine, Basilica of Our Lady of Good health located on the sandy shores of Bay of Bengal. The shrine represents a melting pot of many cultures, international and religious harmony. The church is completely dedicated to Virgin Mary and the Heavenly Mother. It is believed by the devotees of the church that Lady of Health or Madonna of Velankanni possesses miraculous powers. Declared as the holy city by the Pope, people of every religion, caste and creed can visit the church to pay their respect to the great lady.
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.