Mysterious South India

Delhi . Mumbai . Vaitheeswaran . Mamallapuram . Chennai . Srisailam . Hyderabad . Tiruvannamalai . Chettinadu . Madurai . Rameshwaram

Itinerary Overview

Join us on an amazing journey to South India. Walk in the footsteps of ancient sages. Trace the path of Rama in the Ramayana.  Visit two of the twelve Jyotir Lingams. Visit special temples devoted to the 9 planets. Participate in a South Indian Yagya (fire ritual). Have your horoscope interpreted by a famous South Indian Jyotishi.  Visit the ashram of Ramana Maharishi. Meditate on the beach and see the Sun set from the southern tip of  India. 
 

Day Wise Itinerary
  • Day 01: Delhi - Madurai
  • Day 02: Madurai - Rameshwaram
  • Day 03: Rameshwaram
  • Day 04: Rameshwaram - Pillayarpatti (Chettinaidu)
  • Day 05: Pillayarpatti (Chettinaidu) - Vaitheeswaran Koil
  • Day 06: Vaitheeswaran Koil - Tiruvannamalai
  • Day 07: Tiruvannamalai
  • Day 08: Tiruvannamalai - Chennai - Mahabalipuram
  • Day 09: Mahabalipuram - Chennai - Hyderabad - Srisailam
  • Day 10: Srisailam - Hyderabad - Delhi
  • Day 11: Delhi Departure

In morning leave for Delhi airport to board the connecting flight for Chennai to Madurai, upon arrival check-in to the hotel and later we will visit the Meenakshi Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Meenakshi a form of Parvati and her consort Sundareshwar a form of Shiva.

Flight: Delhi – Chennai - Madurai

After breakfast we will leave for Rameshwaram (approx. 170 km), which is the place where the three oceans meetIndian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea meet. In the Ramayana, Lord Rama came here after defeating Ravana. After check-in to our hotel, we will visit the Rameshwaram Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temple deducted to Lord Shiva and offer prayer & rituals.
 

After breakfast we will participate in a ritual at the Rameshwaram temple. In the evening, we will go to Dhanushkodi (optional), a pilgrimage spot on Rameshwaram Island, where Lord Ram built a famous bridge to Sri Lanka with floating stones.

After breakfast, we will proceed for Chettinadu (approx. 170 km) via visiting to Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur. After that we will proceed to Pillayarpatti temple. Today our lodging will be at the unique and historic palace of the Chettinad royal family. In the evening we will visit ancient Shanmughanathar Temple which dedicated to Lord Kartikeya & later on we vill Karpaka Vinayakar Temple dedicated to lord Ganesha.

After breakfast, we will take a beautiful drive to Vaitheeswaran (approx. 180 km) via visiting to - Natarajar Temple, Chidambaram - dedicated to SKY the five elements. Later direct leave for Vaitheeswaran Koil. In evening we will visit the Vaitheeswaran Koil temple one of the 09 planet temples which is dedicated to planet MARS and here we will offers our prayers and perform rituals.

After breakfast we will proceed for Tiruvannamalai (approx. 160 km) when we arrive check-in to hotel, in evening we will visit the visit the Annamalaiyar Temple, which is dedicated to Agni the five element here we will perform rituals and take blessings from Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Today morning we will take a small hike for the Arunachala Hill and visit the Ramana Maharishi cave and later his ashram – he was one of India’s greatest saints from the last century. In evening we will explore the local and colorful markets.

After breakfast we will leave for Chennai, upon arrival, we will head towards Mahabalipuram via surface (approx. 56 km) and today our lodging will be at a resort near the ocean and here you can relax or walk around the beautiful beach..

In morning, after breakfast transfer to the Chennai airport to board the flight for Hyderabad, upon arrival, we will proceed for Srisailam (approx 213km) by suface. When we reach Srisailam check-in to hotel for overnight stay.

Flight: Madurai – Hyderabad.

In morning, we will visit to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Sri Mallikarjuna Temple and we offer our prayers, later return to the hotel for breakfast. Later we will proceed for the Hyderabad airport to board the flight for Delhi, upon arrival check-in to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Flight: Hyderabad – Delhi

In morning, you will transfer to Delhi international airport to board flight for onward destination

Tour Terminates...

What’s included?

  • Accommodations in Twin/Dbl sharing room.
  • Meals:Breakfast & Dinner per person (Vegetarian) as per itinerary.
  • English speaking escort for entire tour.
  • Airport/hotel transfers by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicles/bus for land travel as per itinerary.
  • English speaking guide services as per itinerary requirement.
  • All Monuments entrance as per itinerary.
  • Exclusive services of resident representatives at all transfer.
  • Visit to all important temples & places during trip.
  • All gasoline, parking, and driver allowances.

 


 

What’s excluded?

  • Any international airfares or Insurance. 
  • Any beverages (hard & soft)/Table Drinks, items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, travel or any kind of insurance.
  • Air fares: Delhi/Mumbai – Hyderabad   

                  Hyderabad – Chennai

                  Madurai – Delhi/Mumbai

  • Any video or camera fees at monuments.
  • Any loss resulting from unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, road blockage etc.
  • Charity & donations at temples, Yajna, ashrams.
  • Vip Darshan at temples, if any 
  • Tips and gratitude to drivers, bellboys, representatives, guides and escorts.
  • Any other services not mentioned above.

 

Dates & Prices

If a month says Not Available (N/A), we do not offer the trip during this time. If single space availability is zero for your desired travel month, give us a call and our Travel Counselors will work with you to find available space.


Per Person cost: Double/Twin Room Sharing Basis $ 0.00
Single Supplement: Single Room Sharing $ 0.00

Jyotirlinga:                          

  • Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Jyotirlingam Temple
  • Ramanathaswamy Jyoterlinga Temple

Temple Highlights

  • Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram
  • Annamalaiyar Temple (Fire Element temple)
  • Sri Ramana Maharshi Cave Ashram & Cave
  • Vaitheeswaran Koil (MARS) temple
  • Sri Karpaga Vinayagar (Ganpati) temple
From
 

$2954

(INR. 2,07,000*) 10Nights/11Days
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For more information contact Rajiv Tomar:

+91-9810038037

india@mji.co.in

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