13 Days Heritage & Culture Tour South India

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Day 1 Chennai Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Sri Parthasarathy Temple
Day 2 Tirupathi Tirumala Temple, Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, Sri Varahaswami Temple
Day 3 Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram Ekambareshvara Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Shore Temple, Descent of the Ganges
Day 4 Pondicherry Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Paradise Beach
Day 5 Chidambaram - Tanjore Brihadeeshwara Temple, Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Day 6 Trichy Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Rock Fort Temple, Jambukeswarar Temple
Day 7-8 Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Gandhi Museum, Vandiyur Kanmoy Tourist Complex
Day 9 Rameshwaram Ramanathaswamy Temple, Dhanushkodi Beach
Day 10 Kovalam Lighthouse Beach, Hawa beach
Day 11 Kanyakumari Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Day 12 Kovalam Halcyon Castle, Vellayani Lake
Day 13 Trivandrum Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

South India is not only famous all over the world for its beaches, dense forests and rugged mountain ranges, but also for the countless places of regional interest spread throughout the region. Several towns in South India are actually called “temple towns” owing to the abundance of temples in these areas. Hence, a tour of South Indian temples is perfect for religious tourists. Begin your journey by first visiting the Kapaleeshwar Temples known for its marvellous architecture. Next destination is the Tirumala temple in Tirupathi. You will enjoy a wonderful darshan there followed by which you will pay a religious visit at the Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.

Next visit the Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple in Kanchipuram, an ancient temple with marvelous architecture showing how advanced the architects of medieval India were. The golden lizard located in the temple is supposed to free a person of all sins if touched. The Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple in Pondicherry and the Brihadeeshwara Temple in Tanjore deserve special mention.

If you want to improve your knowledge on India mythology, Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Trichy is an ideal place for that. The environments in the temples of Rameshwaram and Kovalam are calm and serene and are ideal for devotion. Next visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari, which provides a peaceful experience along with a breathtaking view of the sea. Finally, visit Trivandrum where you will witness the grandiosity of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, considered to be a must visit.

This divine tour to the ancient temples of South Indiais a marvelous opportunity for every tourist interested in heritage and culture of Southern India.

MIH Advantages

We have put in a lot of effort to develop the following competencies, so that we can always provide a delightful experience to our guests.


True India Specialists.No one knows India better than we do

  • The Indian subcontinent is our passion and our sole focus.
  • We understand the nuances of this region in the greatest possible depth.
  • We have travelled the length and breadth of this region and have personally checked the services of numerous hotels and guides.
  • This first-hand experience ensures that we hand-pick the very best of them and helps us create a memorable India tour for our guests.

Exclusive insider access

  • We posses strong, direct on the ground network across the India subcontinent.
  • This helps us provide exclusive insider access to our guests and create exclusive one-off experiences that are unique and often difficult to arrange.
  • We create unique experiences like a royal dinner experience with an erstwhile Maharaja family, a stay at a private royal palace, homestays at coffee plantations, health consultation with a very renowned yoga guru, celebrating festivals like Holi, Diwali etc. with a local Indian family in traditional way.
  • Such experiences help our guests get the real feel of India.

Fully escorted tours with local guides

  • All our tours are fully escorted tours.
  • One of the factors that convert a good trip into an outstanding one, is the quality of guides.
  • We have put in immense effort to discover the very best local guides in every region.
  • These guides know the region like the back of their hand and bring a destination to life with their insights and anecdotes.
  • This ensures that our guests get an immersive experience of the destination rather than just visiting it.

Flexibility to change plans at the last moment

  • We can proudly say that we have direct on the ground offices in the Indian subcontinent.
  • Hence, we very easily accommodate any sudden change in itineraries/travel plans requested by our guests.
  • This flexibility helps our guests modify their plans even at the last moment, or even during the tour, should a need arise.

Best value for money. Guaranteed!!

  • We have developed preferred partnerships and direct relationships with all the major hotels across the region.
  • This ensures that we receive highly discounted rates and exceptional preferred access.
  • A part of this discount is passed on to our valued guests.
  • We absolutely guarantee that our prices will be the best in the market.

Hassle-free travel and 24x7 support

  • We personally take care of all the troublesome issues like logistics, check-ins formalities, documents etc.
  • This ensures that our guests are not unduly hassled and they can focus on enjoying their trip with complete peace of mind.
  • Also for each of our guests, we assign a travel buddy who is available 24* 7 to sort out any urgent issues, should a need arise.
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