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Golden Temple & Fort Treasures: Vellore Day Trip

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating day trip to Vellore, where you’ll uncover the enchanting treasures of the Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple and the historic Vellore Fort. Begin your journey from Bangalore and arrive at the resplendent Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple, a symbol of divine beauty and intricate craftsmanship. After a delectable Tamil Nadu lunch, explore the majestic Vellore Fort, a 16th-century marvel adorned with ancient temples, mosques, palaces, and more, while delving into the rich heritage of the region. This immersive day trip offers a unique blend of spirituality, history, and culture in the heart of Vellore.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple: Marvel at the resplendent golden façade and immerse in spiritual ambiance.
  • Tamil Nadu Cuisine: Delight in regional delicacies during a leisurely lunch.
  • Vellore Fort: Explore a historic granite fortress, ancient temples, and opulent palaces.
  • Optional Fort Monuments: Discover colonial-era St. John's Church and Tipu Mahal.
  • Scenic Return Journey: Relax and enjoy picturesque countryside vistas on your way back to Bangalore.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 311
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 569
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 880
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 1111
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1388
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1699
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 2010

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up: 7:30 AM from your hotel in Bangalore

Indicative Drop-Off: 6:30 PM at your hotel or designated location in Bangalore

Begin your enriching day trip from Bangalore to Vellore, where you'll explore the cultural and historical gems of this charming city.

Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple (10:00 AM): Your journey kicks off at the mesmerizing Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple, a divine haven dedicated to Goddess Mahalakshmi. Be captivated by the temple's resplendent golden façade, adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. Your expert guide will unravel the temple's significance in Hindu mythology and share insights into local cultural practices. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance, offer prayers, and embrace the serenity.

Lunch Break (12:00 PM): Relish a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of Tamil Nadu cuisine. Your guide will recommend regional delicacies, introducing you to the vibrant palette of spices and culinary techniques unique to the area. This culinary journey offers a delightful immersion into the local gastronomy.

Vellore Fort Exploration (1:30 PM): Step back in time as you enter the monumental Vellore Fort, a granite fortress steeped in history and architectural marvels. Your guide will lead you through its hallowed precincts, unveiling its treasures. Discover the Jalakanteswara Temple, a magnificent shrine devoted to Lord Shiva, and the Deli Mosque, a captivating Islamic masterpiece. Explore the Kalyana Mahal, an opulent palace adorned with intricate carvings, and the Raja Mahal, the erstwhile royal residence. Gain profound insights into the fort's history, legends, and cultural importance.

Optional Fort Monuments: Delve deeper into history by visiting St. John's Church, an elegant colonial-era church, and Tipu Mahal, a regal palace constructed by Tipu Sultan. Marvel at the fusion of architectural styles and historical influences within these edifices, celebrating the city's rich heritage.

Return Journey (4:00 PM): As your unforgettable exploration concludes, embark on a scenic drive back to Bangalore. Relax and relish the picturesque countryside vistas from the comfort of your private vehicle.

Drop-Off (6:30 PM): Your day trip culminates as you're dropped off at your hotel or designated location in Bangalore. Bid farewell to your knowledgeable guide, taking with you cherished memories and a profound appreciation for Vellore's heritage and culture.

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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