Tamilnadu Tour Packages
Kodaikanal Tour packages 2 Nights 3 Days
This day pick up from Coimbatore and proceed to Kodaikanal. Arrive Kodai and check-in to hotel. After refreshment proceed for sightseeing. Places of interest are given below, visit the places as per choice and convenience; overnight at Kodai.
Day 02: Kodaikanal
Morning post breakfast, proceed for sightseeing from places of interest; overnight at Kodai.
Day 03: Kodai Departure
Morning post breakfast, morning at leisure and later drop to Coimbatore for onward journey.
Places of interest:
The Lake : A magnificent star-shaped lake glitters like a jewel amidst the emerald green wooded slopes. This 24 hectare lake is skirted by 5 Kms long, black tapped road is focal point of kodai, This lake was created in 1863 by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge, who was the collector of Madurai, retired and settled in kodai. Coaker's Walk A kilometre's walk from the lake. It derives the name Lt. Coaker, who prepared the map of Kodai. Coaker's Walk runs along a steep, emerald green wooded slope. From Coaker's Walk one can have a breath-taking view of the plains below.
Bryant Park : This park is situated on the eastern side of the lake. It is noted for flowers, hybrids and grafts, Cut flowers are exported from here.A glass house which shelters fine varieties of flowers, Flower show is conducted every year in May as part of summer festival.
Green Valley View : It is about 5.5 Kms from the lake and located very close to Golf club, it commands a beautiful view of entire vaigai dam, As the valley is very deep, dense and dangerous, recommended to see with precautionary measures.
Pillar Rocks : It is about 7.4 Kms from the lake. Three boulders stand shoulder to shoulder vertically measuring of about 122 meters providing a beautiful view. It has a mini garden.
Kurinji Andavar Temple : 3 kms from the lake. A famous shrie dedicated to Lord Muruga. This temple is associated with the Kuriniji flowers which carpet at hill sides blooms once in 12 years. Also Kurinji means hill region in Tamil literature. Andavar means God. Hence Lord Muruga is referred as God of Hill here. From this temple one can see a view of Palani and Vaigai Dam.
Solar Physical Observatory : 3.2 Kms. From the Lake Elevation is 2343 meters. It was founded in 1989 at the top most point in Kodai. Visitors are allowed to closely observe the start, planetary movements etc., during visiting hours and Prior appointments.
Telescope House : To enable the visitors to have a Panoramic view of the valley and nearby towns, one telescope house is at Coakers walk. Enterance fee is coolected per head to see through telescope.
Shenbaganur Museum : This museum is MNaintained by the Sacred Heart College – Theological Seminary founded in 1895. It is devoted to archaeological remains and the flora and fauna of the hills. One of the best orchidoriums in the country with more that 300 species of orchids is also housed here. It is about 5.6 Kms from the lake. A Spanish Father Ugarthe, contributed his major collections to the Museum. Entrance fee Rs one per head. Working hours – 10 A.M to 11.30 A.M and 3P.M to 5P.M
Dolmen Circle Kodaikanal : is put on anthropology map mainly because of the presence of pre-historic remains dating back to 5000 BC, thease are called Dolmens and Kistavens which are the dwelling and burial places of people of stone age and iron age. The Dolmens and fantastic stone of two very large erect stone slabs topped by a larger flat slab.
Thalaiyar Falls : This is also called as a Rat tail falls, The widest falls ranging from 13th Kilometer on the Ghat road to Kodai. It is one of the highest fall in India, with their 975 feet drop.
Berijam Lake : This is another big artificial lake in the upper regions of palani hills. It is a fine picnic spot offering beautiful scenery. It is 21 Kms from the Kodaikanal lake, Periyakulam town gets drinking water from the lake.It was first discovered and reclaimed in 1864 by Colonel Hamilton of the British Army. The Sheer beauty of the lake made it yet another tourist spot in kodaikanal.
Chettiyar Park : A neat little park off the beaten tract is in north east corner of the town, on the way to kurinji Andavar temple.
Palani : It is 64 kms from kodaikanal, famous pilgrim center of the South and one of the six abodes of Lord, Dhandayuthabani. Direct frequent bus are available from Kodaikanal.
Bear Shola Falls : An ideal picnic spot 1.6-km from bus stand and within 2 Kms of the lake, where once bears came to drink water. Cross the lake bund, pass the Telephone exchange on your right, and at the junction take the lower road past clifton Hotel.The approach is rugged hill path. The falls are at the best in rainy season.
Dolphins Nose : To reach Dolphins nose at a distance of 8 kms from the bus stand, one has to follow the route specified here.There is an old road after crossing Pambar Bridge near levinge stream. A rough curve rounds the hillside which leads to a point where a flat rock projects over an awful chesm of 6600 feet deep. This is Dolphins nose. On the way, beautiful views of plains and steepy rocky eascarpeints called rolling hills can be seen. The old village of vellagavi can be reached through the rugged bridle path.
Lutheran Church : Almost cheek by jowl with the Kodaikanal School is the Lutheran Church - a Gothic stone building with stained glass windows and modern paintings and batiks portraying scenes from the life of Christ. Nearby is an even more famous church - Christ the King Church - again, a very Gothic and solemn granite structure with stained glass windows. The names of the buildings in Kodaikanal are very evocative: 'Loch End' and 'Mansarovar' - these two houses by the lakeside bridge the time span from colonial times to the present. Hillbrook, Furzbank, Wood-cote, Whispering Pines, and Rock Cottage all conjure up the beauty and spirit of their natural ambience.
Silver Cascade : 8 Kms from the lake. The overflow of Kodai lake comedown here as 180 feet high falls. If the water temperature suits, tourist can take bath.
Pambar Falls : "Grand Cascade" is the another name for this magnificent falls. It can be reached by a steep, precipitous path behind pambar house. The Pambar River is a Ziz zagging stream that crusaded over a serious of rock formations and precipes.
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Tamilnadu Temple Tour package
Day 01: Chennai – Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - Pondicherry
This day you will be picked up by our representative and you will embark on your journey to Pondicherry. On the way visit the world famous Mahabalipuram; later proceed to Pondicherry for overnight stay.
Temples of interest in Mahabalipuram:
Trimurti cave temple
Varaha cave temple
Temples & places of interest in Pondicherry:
Shri Aurobindo ashram
Sri Gokilambal thirukameshwar temple
Day 02: Pondicherry - Chennai
This day post breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed to Chennai. You can also visit ‘Dakshin Chitra’ – An art village depicting house styles of South Indian culture on the way back to Chennai; later in the afternoon visit a few temples around Chennai. Overnight stay at Chennai.
Temples of interest in Chennai:
Sri Parthasarathy temple
Vadapalani Murugan temple
Anantha padmanabhasaami temple
Varasidi vinayakar temple
Viswaroopa Adhivyadhihara sri bhaktha anjaneyaswami temple
This day post breakfast, proceed for visit to the other temples of interest in Chennai; overnight stay at Chennai.
This day is free at leisure till you drop to the railway station to board your scheduled train to Rameshwaram (Train fare not included); overnight in train.
This day arrive at Rameshwaram at the scheduled time where you will be picked up by our representative and taken to the hotel for check-in. Later you can visit a few temples of interest around and reserve the next day for the visit to Ramanathan temple; overnight stay at Rameshwaram.
Temples of interest in Rameshwaram:
Sri Ramanathaswamy temple
Five faced Hanuman temple
Nambu Nayagiamman temple
This day you can embark on a visit to Ramanathan temple and take rest after the full darshanam; overnight stay at Rameshwaram.
This day post breakfast check-out from hotel and proceed to Madurai. On arrival check-in to hotel and refresh; later take a stroll around Madurai to visit a few temples of interest. Overnight stay at Madurai.
Temples of interest in Madurai:
Sri Meenakshi sundareswarar temple
This day post breakfast check-out from hotel and proceed to Tirunelveli and check-in to the hotel. Later proceed for a visit to a few temples if time permits; overnight stay at Tirunelveli.
Temples of interest in Tirunelveli:
Sri Alzhiya Mannar Rajagopala Swamy Temple
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple
Mela Thiruvenkatanathapuram Temple
Keezha Thiruvenkatanathapuram, Keezha Thirupathi
This day proceed for a visit to temples of interest and then proceed to Kanyakumari. Arrive Kanyakumari and proceed for a temple visit and tour of the city; overnight stay at Kanyakumari.
Temples and places of interest in Kanyakumari:
Bhagavathi Amman temple
This day post breakfast check-out from hotel and proceed to Trivandrum. Arrive at Trivandrum and check-in to hotel; later proceed for a visit to temples of interest and overnight stay at Trivandrum.
Temples of interest in Trivandrum:
Sri Padmanabhasamy temple
This day post breakfast day is free at leisure until you are dropped at the railway station to board your direct train to Tirupathi. (Suggested Train 16317 himsagar express. Dep tvm 1605 Arr Tirupathi 0908hrs.). Overnight in train.
This day arrive at Tirupathi at the scheduled time (Arr 0908 hrs.) where you will be received by our representative and proceed to hotel for check-in. Later proceed for darshanam at the temple.
(Note: The tickets for darshanam have to be purchased at the temple by the devotee and the driver will be able to assist you in same. Our suggestion is to ask for “Sheeghra darshanam” which is priced at INR 300 per devotee and is a hassle free quick darshanam.); overnight stay at Tirupathi.
This day post breakfast the day is at leisure until you are dropped at the railway station for your onward journey with happy memories from our Tamilnadu temple tour package.
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