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Educational Fam Tour - Tamil Nadu Fam Trip

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Chennai

Pondicherry

Mahabalipuram

Chennai

Tour Overview

The Tamil Nadu Fam Trip takes you to the most well-known and ancient cities of this state, which was ruled by several dynasties in the ancient time. The cities that you will visit during this trip are well-known for their temples, historical structures, art, and architecture and are thus, very well regarded touring destinations.


Tour highlights

  • Explore the capital city, Chennai and visit notable places.
  • Visit former French India’s capital Pondicherry, which has a rich past.
  • Next, you will visit the city of pagodas – Mahabalipuram and get mesmerized by the beauty of Dravidian architecture.
  • The temple-city Kanchipuram will be your final touring spot before leaving for Chennai.

Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive at Chennai

Once you arrive in Chennai, you will meet our representative waiting there for further assistance. Then you will reach your hotel and enjoy leisure time for the rest of the day. Your overnight stay is in Chennai.

Day 02 Enjoy a long drive from Chennai to Pondicherry

Today morning, you will visit the museum and see the Art and Bronze Gallery, which remains closed on Fridays and public holidays. You will drive past various notable sites in Chennai - the Flower and Fruit Market, High Court, Fort Museum, Marina Beach, Santhome Cathedral, and Snake Park. Later, you will be driven straight to Pondicherry. You will check in to your hotel after your arrival at Pondicherry. Overnight stay at hotel in Pondicherry.

Day 03 Tour of Pondicherry

Pondicherry, also called Puducherry, was a notable French Colonial Settlement till the year 1954 and before independence, it was the capital of French India. The origin of this city is associated with the highly respected sage of South India, Saint Agasthya. The excavations conducted nearby reveal that about 2000 years ago, a Roman Settlement existed here. This city is a mute witness of several battles that had been fought on this land between the Indians and the British. The night stay is in Pondicherry.

Day 04 Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram by road

You will drive to Mahabalipuram this morning. After reaching Mahabalipuram, you will check in to your hotel and spend the remaining day at leisure. The hotel in Mahabalipuram is your shelter for the night.

Day 05 Tour of Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is a beautiful town in Tamil Nadu embellished with ancient temples and monuments constructed in the 7th and 8th centuries by the kings of the Pallava Dynasty. In the morning you will visit this city, widely famed for the seven pagodas. In this town, on the seashore, you will find an interesting group of ancient temples, constructed by cutting and sculpting rocks and these temples depict the excellence of Dravidian style of architecture. You will have a night stay in Mahabalipuram.

Day 06 Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram – Chennai

In the morning, you will be driven back to Chennai from Mahabalipuram, visiting Kanchipuram on the way. Kanchipuram is 64 km away from Chennai. During the reign of the Pallavas, Kanchipuram was their capital and this city is famous for its 1000 temples and still has 124 shrines. In the 7th and 8th centuries, the first temple of Lord Shiva was constructed and its walls are adorned with beautiful paintings. The temples of Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi, and Varadarajaswamy are very famed tourist destinations. Kanchipuram is also known to the world for its silks.
Later on, you will drive to Chennai and after your arrival in Chennai, you will be transported to the international airport for boarding the return flight. There will be no accommodation provided in Chennai.

Hotels / Prices

Check in / Check out timings at all hotels is 12:00 Noon


  • Cost based on 01 Person USD - 591 / CAD - 791 / Euro - 533 Per person.
  • Cost based on 2 people USD - 326 / CAD - 437 / Euro - 294 Per person.
  • Includes a sharing room with breakfast & dinners, transfers/tours by a private car & assistance.

Hotels

  • Chennai - GRT Grand
  • Pondicherry - Maison perumal / Palais De Mahe
  • Mahabalipuram - Chariot Beach Resort

Cost includes

  • Sharing room with breakfast & 5 dinner
  • Presently applicable taxes
  • Transfers/tours by air-conditioned vehicle & assistance.

Cost does not includes

  • Guides
  • Airfares
  • Lunches & all other expenses like insurance, monument entrances, laundry, phone calls, etc.

Supplement

  • English Speaking Local Guide USD - 159 / CAD - 213 / Euro - 144
  • Monument Entry Fee USD - 24 / CAD - 32 / Euro - 22

Note

  • Hotels can be changed as per your choice in any of the mentioned cities & we will try to get a very special rate for you.
  • The above offer is strictly applicable for travel agents/tour operators only. At the time of booking and at all the hotels, IATA/IATAN ID Card or proof of working in the travel trade has to be given.
  • In case of any hike in fuel / Govt Taxes or any currency changes, we will pass it on to you.
  • Rooms will be subject to availability.
  • We have quoted you the net rates. Valid from 01 May 2020 to 30 Sep 2020.

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