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Chettinad & Trichy Heritage Expedition: Mansions, Temples & Temples

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 5 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through Tamil Nadu’s cultural heart as you explore the opulent mansions of Chettinad, adorned with treasures from around the world. Delve into the spiritual aura of Chettinad Temples and marvel at their architectural beauty. Then, venture to Trichy, where ancient temples and the towering Rock Fort await your exploration. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of these two remarkable destinations, where history, culture, and spirituality converge.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the opulent 19th-century Chettinad Mansions, showcasing imported treasures from around the world.
  • Visit exquisite Chettinad Temples, steeped in spirituality and adorned with intricate architecture.
  • Discover the grandeur of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Trichy, one of India's largest temple complexes.
  • Ascend the ancient Rock Fort Temple for panoramic views of Trichy's historic landscape.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Tamil Nadu, where architectural marvels and sacred sites await your exploration.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 258
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 473
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 731
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 939
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1162
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1420
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1677

What you will do

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.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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