Temple Tales of Tamil Nadu with Maharashtra
Both Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra are steeped in mystic temple tales and fervent historical sites. The Tamil Nadu temple tours are specifically exciting and offer a tranquil experience like no other. The history that surrounds these temples are what intrigue visitors the most. Aurangabad and Mumbai also propose a rich cultural history to the tourists. Grab hold of the stunning Tamil Nadu temple tour packages right away VI to lose yourself amidst the beautiful landscape of these cities.
It is worth it! The richly sculptured and beautifully decorated Temples call for temple exploration. We will make your experience encompassing and complete. Look at the shrines that adorn the cities of these two spiritual states.
Mumbaifor first three days
fascinating city which offers a lot to do. Spend time here visiting Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Gateway of India, Dhobi Ghat (place where clothes are washed) and the beautiful Jain temples. Walk into the Archaic bazaars of this beautiful city.
On one of the days take an excursion to the Elephanta caves to see the extraordinary sculptures.
Aurangabadfor couple of days
Fly to Aurangabad. Explore the astounding caves of Ellora and Ajanta. Also visit Daulatabad fort and Bibi ka Maqbara
Mahabalipuramfor 2 days
Fly to Chennai and drive to Mahabalipuram. Spend the two days by visiting the silk weaving Center of Kanchipuram and impressive shore temples of Mahabalipuram. Take a walk in the temple town.
Pondicherryfor a day
Drive further to reach French colony Pondicherry. A charming coastal town and Strong French influence. Visit the Auroville- Center for spiritual learning and meditation. Take an interesting walk in the town.
Kumbakonamfor three days
Drive to Kumbakonam while visiting Chidambaram temple (known for its Natraj temple) on the way. Chidambaram is one of the holiest Shiva sites in south India. Drive towards Kumbakonam and check-in at your hotel.
Next few days here will be used to explore splendid Chola temples around the town such as Airatesvara Temple in Darasuram- a superb example of 12th century Chola architecture and Brihadishwara Temple at Gangaikondacholapuram. Also, visit the Kumbakonam temple in Kumbakonam.
On one of the day take an excursion to the Tanjavour to visit the impressive Brihadiswara Temple.
Maduraifor a day
Drive further to visit the splendid Srirangam temple at Trichy on the way to Madurai.
Reach Madurai and witness the very spiritual night ceremony at Meenakshi temple. Each night in the main temple around 9pm Shiva is carried to Meenakshi’s bedroom, a procession that begins at the eastern gopuram.
Next morning take a guided tour of the astonishing Meenakshi temple – a superb example of Dravidian architecture and sculpture. Also, visit Tirumal Nayak Palace- an Indo-Saracenic palace.