This tour package is designed to give you
some of the less popular beaches, which are, in true sense, no less than a
lifetime journey into a newer world of beaches.The tour package includes
most of the important places around Chennai such as Mahabalipuram and
Pondicherry and offers the traveller to experience the more charming and
pristine face of Tamil Nadu. The tour not only lets one see the beautiful
and serene beaches, but also mixes a rather contrasting effect of arts and
culture along with it. This six day tour would definitely entice your
Day 01 : Arrive Chennai (Madras)
Arrive Chennai International Airport. Chennai, the capital of the state of
Tamil Nadu, is the most convenient point of Entry. Our representative will
meet you at the arrival hall and transfer to the pre booked hotel.
Check-into your Hotel. Overnight in Chennai.
Day 02 : Chennai - Mahabalipuram
Breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed for a brief visit of the City of Madras.
You will visit Fort St. George built by the British East India Company,
completed in the 17th Century, St. Mary's Church and the Government Museum
for its superb collection of Chola Art. After lunch, proceed to Kanchipuram
(55 kms / 1 1/2 hrs drive). The temples are undoubtedly the foremost tourist
attractions in Kanchipuram. The Golden Chariot in the temple is significant
as it is taken in a procession around the temple on Fridays. Kanchipuram is
alos famous for its silk works. Proceed to Mahabalipuram (60 kms / 1 &
1/2 hrs) and check into hotel
Day 03 : Mahabalipuram
Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning you will visit Mahabalipuram, built
between 6th to 8th Centuries. World famous for its shore temples,
Mahabalipuram, was the second capital of the Pallava kings of Kanchipuram.
58 kilometers from Madras on the Bay of Bengal, this tiny sea side village
of Mahabalipuram, is set in a boulder strewn landscape. Tourists are drawn
to this place by its miles of unspoiled beach and rock-cut art. The
sculpture of this place, is particularly interesting, because it shows
scenes of day-to- day life, in contrast to the rest of the state of Tamil
Nadu, where carvings generally depict gods and goddesses. Overnight t hotel.
Day 04 : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning you will drive to Pondicherry. 130 Kms.
It's a 2 hours drive. A very miniscule point in the vast east coast of
India, Pondicherry is a small coastal city. Its here at Pondicherry, that
the French tried to extend their tenure in the Indian Subcontinent and
create an Indian Empire, under French Control, under the direction of
Dupleix. On arrival Check-into Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing visit of Shri
Aurobindo Ashram and shopping. Overnight at Pondicherry.