Indicative Pick Up Time: 7:00 AM
Indicative Drop Off Time: 8:00 PM
Morning: Journey to Chettinad
7:00 AM: Your private guide will pick you up from your hotel in Madurai, and your day of exploration begins with a scenic drive to Chettinad, located approximately 165 kilometers away.
Chettinad - The Heritage of Mansions
Explore Chettinad, renowned for its 19th-century mansions. These grand residences feature wide courtyards, spacious rooms, and opulent embellishments of marble and teak. Learn about the region's history, where construction materials, decorative items, and furnishings were imported from East Asian countries and Europe.
Visit Chettinad Mansions: Discover the intricately designed Chettinad Mansions, showcasing imported marble, teak, chandeliers, and more. Marvel at the opulence and craftsmanship of these heritage homes.
Explore Chettinad Temples: Visit some of the beautiful Chettinad Temples, including Vairavan Kovil Temple, Karpaga Vinayakar Temple, Kundrakudi Murugan Temple, and Kottaiyur Sivan Temple. Admire their architectural beauty and spiritual significance.
Afternoon: Journey to Trichy
Continue your drive to the city of Trichy, a historical and cultural center.
Trichy - Temples and Rock Fort
Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple: Explore the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, one of the largest temple complexes in India. Admire its 22 gopurams, including India's tallest one. Learn about the temple's rich history and architectural significance.
Explore Rock Fort Temple: Discover the Rock Fort Temple, a unique 83-meter-high outcrop in the city. Explore its ancient history dating back approximately 3.8 billion years. Climb to the top for panoramic views of Trichy.
Visit Tiruvanaikkaval: Explore the Jambukeshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Marvel at its five concentric walls and seven gopurams, reflecting the grandeur of Dravidian architecture.
Evening: Return to Madurai
6:00 PM: Bid farewell to Trichy and embark on your journey back to Madurai, reflecting on the rich heritage and cultural treasures you've experienced.
Drop Off: Madurai Hotel
8:00 PM: Arrive back at your hotel in Madurai, where your private guided day tour concludes. Relish the memories of a day filled with architectural splendor, history, and spirituality as you bid farewell to your guide.