Temples Of South India, Private Tour

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  • Art and architecture
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • max group size 2
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Chennai, India
  • Ends Chennai, India
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Chennai: Visit Kalakshetra, Fort St George, Madras Museum, Kapleeswarar Temple and Mylapore Temple
  • Mahabalipuram: Check out the extraordinary seventhcentury temples and carvings
  • Pondicherry: Explore Gallic charms and visit Auroville
  • Thanjavur: Visit the Brihadisvara Temple
The "Temples Of South India, Private Tour" starts and ends in Chennai. It is an art and architecture trip that takes 13 days taking you through Chennai, Madurai, Pondicherry and 4 other destinations in India. "Temples Of South India, Private Tour" is a guided private that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

This itinerary takes you on a memorable tour of some of the most spectacular parts of Tamil Nadu. You will also visit the charming Union Territory of Pondicherry and head to Coimbatore for a blissful tryst with yoga and spiritualism. Also, discover the enchanting city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka. Packed with a rich array of diverse experiences, this tour promises to be a truly heart-warming ‘journey of a lifetime’.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival Chennai
  • Day 2: Chennai
  • Day 3: Chennai – Mahabalipuram (60km - 2hrs)
  • Day 4: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (100km - 2hrs)
  • Day 5: Pondicherry
  • Day 6: Pondicherry - Thanjavour (170km - 4.5hrs)
  • Day 7: Thanjavur - Madurai (200km - 3.5hrs)
  • Day 8: Madurai – Coimbatore (240km - 5hrs)
  • Day 9: Coimbatore
  • Day 10: Coimbatore
  • Day 11: Coimbatore – Mysore (200km - 5hrs)
  • Day 12: Mysore
  • Day 13: Mysore – Departure Chennai (by Flight - 1.5 Hrs)
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • ACCOMMODATION
Meals
  • 12 nights’ accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
  • MEALS
  • 12 breakfasts
Transport
  • TRANSFERS
  • All transfers as indicated in the itinerary, in a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel on Day 1 and transfer from the hotel to the airport on Day 13
Guide
  • TOUR GUIDE 
  • Local English-speaking guide on a private basis in each city 
  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: visit of Kalakshetra and Chennai sightseeing tour on day 2, visit of Shore Temple, Arjuna Penance, Panch Rathas, yoga session on day 4 and 7, kolam art lesson on day 5, Gandhi museum on day 7, guided temples´tour in Mysore on day 12
Others
  • ENTRANCES AND ACTIVITIES
  • OTHER
  • Meet & Greet on Day 1  
  • Porterage service at airport only
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International and domestic flight tickets and airport taxes
  • Optional tours 
  • Beverages during meals
  • Personal expenses 
  • Gratuity for guide and driver
  • Travel insurance
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Temples Of South India, Private Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 29 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 October 2021, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 34 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Temples Of South India, Private Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Temples Of South India, Private Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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