Day - 1 » Arrive Delhi
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.