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Kanchipuram Temple Trail and Silk Souvenirs

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Duration

7 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 15 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a sacred journey through the historic city of Kanchipuram, renowned for its ancient temples and vibrant silk traditions. This guided day tour invites you to explore five magnificent temples, each a testament to architectural brilliance and spiritual devotion. Witness the intricate carvings and experience the divine aura of these sacred sites. Additionally, indulge in a memorable silk shopping experience in Kanchipuram, known as the “Silk Capital of India,” where you can admire and purchase exquisite silk sarees and textiles.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Five Sacred Temples: Visit five revered temples in Kanchipuram, including the Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, and more.
  • Architectural Marvels: Marvel at the intricate sandstone carvings and unique architectural styles that adorn these ancient temples.
  • Spiritual Insights: Gain insights into Hinduism and the rich religious history of Kanchipuram as you delve into the spirituality of each temple.
  • Silk Shopping Extravaganza: Enjoy an optional silk shopping tour in the "Silk Capital of India" and discover exquisite silk sarees and textiles.
  • Expert Guided Tour: Explore Kanchipuram's heritage with the guidance of an experienced local expert who will enrich your experience with cultural and historical insights.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 204
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 377
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 581
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 754
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 929
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1133
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1338

What you will do

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7:00 AM - Pick Up and Departure: Your private guide will pick you up from your Chennai hotel at 7:00 AM to ensure you have ample time for the day's exploration.

9:30 AM - Kailasanathar Temple: Your first stop is the magnificent Kailasanathar Temple, an architectural marvel dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore this ancient temple complex adorned with intricate sandstone carvings that date back to the 8th century. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and marvel at the stunning craftsmanship.

10:30 AM - Ekambareswarar Temple: Next, visit the Ekambareswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore this sprawling temple complex and learn about its religious significance.

11:30 AM - Varadaraja Perumal Temple: Proceed to the Varadaraja Perumal Temple, another significant religious site in Kanchipuram. Discover the temple's unique architecture and rituals.

12:30 PM - Kamakshi Amman Temple: Visit the Kamakshi Amman Temple, dedicated to the goddess Kamakshi, a form of the goddess Parvati. Explore the temple's sanctum and soak in the divine atmosphere.

1:30 PM - Kachapeshwarar Temple: Conclude your temple tour with a visit to the Kachapeshwarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore the temple's architecture and learn about its historical and religious importance.

2:00 PM - Lunch Break: Enjoy a quick lunch at a local restaurant in Kanchipuram, savoring the regional flavors.

3:00 PM - Silk Shopping: After your temple tour, embark on an optional silk shopping tour. Kanchipuram is renowned for its exquisite silk sarees. Visit local silk emporiums and showrooms to explore a wide range of traditional silk sarees. You'll have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs or witness the silk-weaving process.

5:00 PM - Return to Chennai: Your guide will then drive you back to your Chennai hotel, where you'll arrive at around 7:00 PM.

Experience the rich heritage and spirituality of Kanchipuram with visits to five prominent temples, and indulge in some optional silk shopping, making the most of your day trip from Chennai.

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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