Private Day Tour to Great Living Chola Temples from Trichy
Full day excursion tour to The Great Living Chola Temples at Thanjore, Darasuram & Gangaikonda Cholapuram include AC vehicle and accompanies English speaking guide service from Trichy. Its include visit to all places of tourist interest in city and entrances to all monuments in the itinerary. Pick up and drop off from any hotels in Trichy is well included. We serve complementary bottled water in vehicle and flexible to accommodate guest requirement during the tour.
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Pick up and drop off to your hotel
- All taxes
- English speaking guide
- Bottled drinking water (2 bottle per person)
- Monuments entrances
- Transport by AC vehicle
What's excluded :
- Any other sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips to driver & guide
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Brihadeshwara Temple Bus Stop, Membalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613007, India
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit The Great Living Chola Temples at Thanjore, Darasuram & Gangaikonda Cholapuram (140kms/ 3hrs approx one way). These Temples are UNESCO World Heritage Site built by the Cholas between the 10th and 12th centuries CE and have a lot of similarities.
1st stop at Thanjore visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Fort - built by great Chola king in the 10th century. It is an outstanding example of Chola architecture and is listed in UNESCO world heritage site. Thanjavur Palace & Museum - The palace houses an art gallery, a library and a hall of music. Art Gallery - in the Palace there are a number of granite and bronze statues of the Chola period. Saraswathi Mahal Library - another section of the Palace is the library where over 30,000 palm leaf and paper manuscripts in India and European languages are preserved.
Duration: 6 hours
Stop At: Darasuram Temple, Darasuram, Gurunathan Pillai Colony, Dharasuram, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612702, India
2nd stop visit Darasuram Temple a storehouse of art and architecture with 85 feet high vimana. The front mandapam itself is in the form of a huge chariot drawn by horses. The temple has some exquisite stone carvings. The main deity's consort Periya Nayaki Amman temple is situated adjacent to Airavateshwarar temple.
Duration: 2 minutes
Stop At: Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Cholapuram, Thanjavur India
3rd stop visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram built in Tamil style of architecture with a square plan. The original courtyard is two squares stacked next to each other, all mandapas, the upapitham, the shrine plans, the garbha griha (sanctum) and the tower elements are all square shaped and incorporate circles and principles of geometric symmetry. The temple complex includes Nandi Mandapa, Alankar Mandapa, Maha Mandapa, Mukha Mandapa and Ardha Mandapa.
After sightseeing drive back to Trichy and drop off to your hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We provide pickup from all hotels in Trichy
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/11/2020 - 3/31/2022
Monday - Sunday: 06:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Infant seats available
- Near public transportation
- Stroller accessible
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.