Day - 1 » Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and transfer to the the hotel for O/N stay.
Day - 2 » Delhi
Full day sightseeing of Delhi. Same day transfer to airport for
Bangalore flight. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day - 3 » Bangalore
Full day sightseeing of the garden city Bangalore with its numerous
avenues of Jacaranda, Gulmohar and cassia, visit Bull Temple and Tipu's
summer palace. Afternoon drive past numerous parks and Vidhan Saudha and
downtown commercial centre. Overnight in hotel.
Day - 4 » Hassan
After breakfast, drive to see Belur (220 kms/5 hrs) and other temples,
proceed to Hassan (38 kms/45 mins) for lunch.Afternoon visit temples of
Halebid (17 kms/25 mins) and proceed to Mysore. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 5 » Hassan - Bangalore
After breakfast, drive back to Bangalore (139 kms/3 ½ hours), via
Sravanabelgola. Evening transfer to airport for flight to Madras. On
arrival at Cahennai transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day - 6 » Kanchipuram
After breakfast, drive to Kanchipuram (1 hr.), the erstwhile capital of
the Pallavas and Cholas. Visit its numerous temples dedicated to various
gods and goddesses. It is also home of weavers of the fame Kanchipuram
silks, lunch at Kanchipuram. Evening drive to Mahabalipuram (60 kms / 1
hr & 30 mins) and check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 7 » Mahabalipuram
Morning visit the temples of Mahabalipuram. After breakfast drive to
Tanjore (5 hrs). Afternoon tour of Tanjore temples. Late evening drive
to Tiruchirapally (Trichy) (54 kms / 1 hr & 15 mins) and transfer to
hotel for overnight stay.
Day - 8 » Trichy
Trichy After breakfast, visit the temple of . Afternoon drive to
Madurai (128 kms / 4 hrs) and on arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening
free to explore the bazaars. Overnight at hotel.
Day - 9 » Trichy - Chennai
After breakfast, city tour visiting the temples which are a city within
a city built in the Dravidian style - one for Shiva and other for spouse
Meenakshi. Also visit Teppa Kulu, a tank with an island temple. Late
evening transfer to airport for flight to Chennai and on arrival
transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day - 10 » Depart Delhi
After breakfast, visit fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, the oldest
Anglican church, east of the Suez. Afternoon visit Basilica of Saint
Thomas, believed to have been built by St. Thomas, the apostle. Also
visit the snake park. By evening transfer to airport for return flight
to Delhi and on arrival, transfer for flight to onward destination.