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Rural South India (with optional naadi readings) (Chennai – Madurai – Swamimalai)

Rural South India (with optional naadi readings) (Chennai – Madurai – Swamimalai)

5 nights / 6 days

Arriving in Chennai, you visit the beautiful shore temples of Mahabalipuram before taking the flight to the pilgrimage city of Madurai. From Madurai you drive to the sacred town of Swamimalai to experience the ancient naadi scroll readings. From here you head to Tanjore before driving to Madurai. Return to Chennai to connect international flight.

Arrive Chennai, India’s fourth largest city, an interesting blend of the traditional Tamil Hindu culture and Colonial British architecture. For arrivals before 12 noon, there will be an optional panoramic city tour in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast depart to Mahabalipuram to visit the 7th Century shore temples. Afternoon fly to Madurai. Visit the beautiful Sri Meenakshi Temple, which is famous for the thousand pillared hall and colorful towers which is a veritable feast to the senses. Overnight at Madurai.

Morning drive to Swamimalai, which is home to ancient temples. Here you have the option of having the naadi readings. Stay at a beautiful heritage resort.

Visit the local temples and bronze factory where bronze statues are manifested and enjoy authentic ayurvedic massage at the resort. Overnight at resort.

Drive to Tanjore, known as “The Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu”. Visit the famous Chola Temple of Brihadishwara, also called as the “Big Temple” - a World Heritage Monument. Continue drive to Madurai. Check into hotel and overnight.

Morning optional shopping. Fly to Chennai / Mumbai to connect to International flight.