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Private Full Day Tour Madurai to Chettinad and Trichy By Car

Full day excursion tour to Chettinad & Trichy 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 Madurai is well included. We serve complementary bottled water in vehicle and flexible to accommodate guest requirement during the tour.

per adult from

$197

AUD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • 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: Chettinad, Tiruchirappalli India

    Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Chettinad & Trichy (165kms/ 3hrs approx one way).

    Chettinad - the region is well known for its 19th-century mansions, whose wide courtyards and spacious rooms are embellished with marble and teak. Construction materials, decorative items, and furnishings were mostly imported from East Asian countries and Europe. The marble was brought from Italy, chandeliers and teak from Burma, crockery from Indonesia, crystals from Europe and wall-to-wall mirrors from Belgium. Many of these mansions were built using a type of limestone known as karai.

    It is estimated that 11,000 such mansions still remain—about half the number that existed 100 years ago. They were built by men who once traded in everything from salt to gems, with countries like Burma, Malaysia and Singapore. Much of their profits went into building these grand residences, which used to be called natukottai or regional fort. But in the mid-20th century, most Chettiar families moved to cities. Their palatial homes were left in the custody of caretakers, who maintained them for those rare occasions, such as weddings or Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival, when the family came to visit.

    Visit few massions open for tourist like Chettinad Mansions, Chettinad Palace and few Chettinad Temples like Vairavan Kovil Temple, Karpaga Vinayakar temple, Kundrakudi Murugan temple, Kottaiyur Sivan temple.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India

    Continue drive to Trichy. Visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple - there are 22 gopurams including India’s tallest (72 meters, 13 storey high). Many people have had a hand in its construction, including the Cheras, Pandyas, Cholas, Hoysalas and rulers from Vijayanagar. Rock Fort Temple -The 83m high Rock Fort is the only outcrop in the otherwise flat land of the city. The rock is one of the oldest in the world-approximately 3.800 million years, which makes it as old as the rocks of Greenland and older than the Himalayas. Also visit Tiruvanaikkaval the Jambukeshwara temple, dedicated to Shiva, and it houses five concentric walls, and seven gopurams.

    After sightseeing drive back to Madurai and drop off to your hotel.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup from all hotels in Madurai
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/11/2020 - 9/30/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 10:00 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P386

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