Lord Muruga Aru Padai Temple Tour

Lord Muruga Aru Padai Temple Tour - (08 Days / 07 Nights)
Destination Covered: Chennai – Tirupati – Thiruthani – Kanchipuram – Chidambaram – Swamimalai – Tanjore – Palani - Tiruchendur – Madurai – Pondicherry - Chennai

Day 01: Arrive Chennai / Tirupati ( 160 Kms, 4 Hrs drive )

WScheduled arrive in Chennai International Airport; meet our representative in the arrival halls who will warmly welcome and later will introduce you with your driver. Now depart for Tirupati which is famous for Temple of Lord Venkateshwara. On arrival check into Hotel. After fresh up go for Darshan of Balaji. Late evening back to Hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Tirupati / Thiruthani / Kanchipuram

After breakfast at hotel drive to Tiruthani which is famous for Murugan temple is a Hindu temple in the hill of Thiruttani, South India, dedicated to Lord Muruga. The hill has 365 steps indicating 365 days of the year. Visit the temple later. After worship continue your drive to Kanchipuram. On arrival check into Hotel. After fresh up Sightseeing tour of Kanchipuram visiting the Kailasanthar Temple, Ekambareshwarar Temple, the Vardarajanperumal Temple and the Sakiswarar Temple & Crocodile Farm. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Kanchipuram / Chidambaram / Swamimalai / Tanjore

Take your breakfast in the hotel and later drive to Chidambaram - which is a major pilgrimage site for Shaivites as well as Vaishnavites, where one of the holiest and most ancient temples of Hinduism, the Chidambaram temple is located. Visit Chidambaram Temple which is dedicated to Lord Siva and his form of the Cosmic Dancer – Nataraja. Later drive to Swamimalai which is known for Swamimalai Murugan Temple - is a Hindu temple located in the township of Swamimalai.Drive to Tanjore for Overnight stay.

Day 04: Tanjore / Palani ( 178 Kms , 4 Hrs drive )

After breakfast enjoy sightseeing tour of Tanjore which was the capital of the ancient state ruled by the Cholas. Tanjore is popular for its temples and paintings. Visit the famous Brihadeeswarar temple housing a huge Shiva lingam and a stone sculpture of the Nandi bull. Later drive to Palani. It is the location of the far-famed temple of the god Kartikeya, resorted to by more than 7 million devotees each year. Palani is home to one of the most sacred shrines of the God Subrahmanyan, as worshipped in the Hindu cult of Koumaram. Afternoon arrive and check into Hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05: Palani / Tiruchendur ( 230 Kms, 5 Hrs drive )

Breakfast at hotel and drive to Tiruchendur is famous for the Murugan Temple on the beach. Tiruchendur temple is located on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. The location of the temple is ideal and draws a perennial stream of devotees. The temple overlooking the sea is an inspiring sight. It has been venerated by the Tamil Sangam Period work Tirumurugatruppadai and by 83 Tiruppugazh hymns of Arunagirinathar.The other abodes are situated on top hills; this one is located on the seashore in the southern part of the state. It is situated on the Kanyamumari - Tuticorin - Rameswaram bus route. It is one of the most visited shrines in Tamilnadu. Arrive and check into Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Tiruchendur / Madurai - Visit Temples at Pazhamudhircholai & Thiru paramkundram

Take your breakfast in the hotel later drive to Madurai. On arrival check into Hotel. After fresh up explore the temple town which is a 2,600 years old famous temple town of south India. Visit the famous Meenakshi Temple, Mariamman Teppakulam ( Great Tank ) and the Palace of Tirumalai Nayak. Later visit Pazhamuthircholai comes last in the series of six holy places. This is at a distance of about 20 km from Madurai The temple of Muruga, Who is flanked by Valli and Teyvayanai, is located amidst quiet and beautiful landscape. At the top of the hill, is Noopura Ganga, a perennial waterfall with a temple dedicated to Raakkayi Amman. Azhagar Kovil, the temple of Sri Narayana, is also near Pazhamuthircholai. Tirupparamkundran is at a distance of eight kilometers from Madurai in South India. This holy place is associated with the divine marriage of Muruga with Tevayanai. Tiru Jana Sambhandar and Sundaramurti Swamigal, two of the Saiva Samaya quartet visited Tiruparamkundram. Back to Hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: Madurai / Pondicherry ( 315 Kms, 6 Hrs drive )

Post breakfast at hotel drive to Post breakfast at hotel drive to Pondicherry. On arrival check into Hotel. After fresh up enjoy sightseeing tour of Pondicherry. Visit the famous Aurobindo Ashram located 10 km north of Pondicherry. The ashram promotes Aurbindo's ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science, so as to unite the spirit and matter. Also visit Auroville - a unique experiment in international living and in creating a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08: Pondicherry / Chennai ( 135 Kms, 3.5 Hrs drive )

Post breakfast at hotel drive to Chennai. On arrival visit Fort St. George, St. Thomas Mount, and Kapaleeswar Temple. Later transfer to Chennai airport to board the flight for onward destination. Tour ends with happy memories