The Hindus in South India are followers of various Hindu branches such as Shaivism, Vaishnavism, Shaktism, Brahmanism and others. Hinduism was the state religion of most of the South Indian kingdoms.
21 DAYS PROGRAMME TO VIST ALL THE MAJOR TEMPLES OF SOUTH INDIA
DAY 01 : Arrive Thiruvananthapuram.
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Thiruvananthapuram.
DAY 02 : Thiruvananthapuram
Visit Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple and other temples nearby.
Overnight in Thiruvananthapuram.
DAY 03 : Thiruvananthapuram – Kollam .
Overnight at the Ashram by own.
DAY 04 : Kollam – Alleppey
Early morning drive to Puliyur Maha Vishnu Temple – Arunmula Parthasarathy Temple – Tikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple – Thiruvandoor Mahavishnu Temple.
Overnight in Alleppey.
DAY 05 : Alleppey – Kalady - Kochi
Morning visit Pandavar Thoothar Perumal Temple and then drive to Kalady and visit Sree Adi Shankara Janmabhoomi Kshethram. Drive to Kochi and check-in at the hotel. Evening visit Chottanikkara Temple.
Overnight in Kochi.
DAY 06 : Kochi – Kozhikode
Morning drive to Thrissur and visit Vadakumnaathan Temple, Thrissur (84 Kms/2 ½ Hrs – timings 04-11 AM) , drive to Alathiyur Hanuman Temple, Malappuram (65 Kms/02 Hrs) and then to Kozhikode for overnight stay.
DAY 07 : Kozhikode – Kannur
Morning visit Tali Temple and then visit Sargalaya Arts & Crafts Village. Afternoon drive to Vadakara and visit Lokanarkavu Temple (48 Kms/1 ½ Hrs). Later drive to Kannur for overnight stay (45 Kms/1 ½ Hrs).
DAY 08 : Kannur – Neeleshwaram
Morning drive to Parashanikadavu Sree Muthappan Temple (21 Kms/40 Mnts). After the visit drive to Trichambaram Temple (10 Kms/20 Mnts). Later drive to Neeleshwarm for overnight stay.
DAY 09 : Neeleshwaram – Kasaragod – Kollur
Morning drive to Ananthapura Lake Temple (50 Kms/1 ½ Hrs) and then drive to Kollur (177 Kms/04 Hr). Overnight at Kollur.
DAY 10 : Kollur - Mangalore (130/2 ½ Hrs) & Mangalore – Coimbatore by Train
Morning darshan at the Temple. Later drive to Mangalore Railway Station to board Train for Coimbatore. Overnight on board Train.
DAY 11 : Arrive Coimbatore
On arrival in Coimbatore transfer to hotel. Visit to Isha Ashram. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 12 : Coimbatore – Madurai (235 Kms/05 Hrs)
Morning drive to Madurai and on arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening visit Sree Meenakshi Temple.
Overnight in Madurai.
DAY 13 : Madurai – Rameshwaram
Morning visit Alagar Kovil (20 Kms/40 Mnts), Yamina malai Narashimma Kovil (15 Kms/25 mnts), Thirumoor Kalamega Perumal Kovil (5 Kms/15 Mnts).
Afternoon drive to Rameshwaram and check-in at the hotel. (160 Kms/03 Hrs)
Overnight in Rameshwaram.
DAY 14 : Rameshwaram - Thiruchirapally (266 Kms/05 Hrs)
Morning visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Jada Thirtham, Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, Lakshmana Theertham etc. Afternoon drive to Thiruchirapally and check-in at the hotel.
Overnight in Thiruchirapally.
DAY 15 : Thiruchirapally – Tanjore (57 Kms/1 Hr)
Morning visit Uchi Pillayar Rock Fort Temple, Jamukeshwar Temple, Sri Ranganatha Swami Temple, Erumbeeswarar Temple, Ugrakaliamman Temple, Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, Azhagiya Manavalla Perumal Temple, Vekkali Amman Temple, Sri Rangam and Brahmapureeswarar.
Overnight at Thiruchirapally.
DAY 16 : Thiruchirapally – Tanjore – Kumbakonam (57 Kms/1 Hr)
Morning drive to Tanjore and visit Brahadeshwara Temple, Vijayanagar Fort drive to Kumbakonam and visit Navagraha Temples. Ovenight at Kumbakonam
DAY 17 : Kumbakonam - Vellore (255 Kms/06 Hrs)
Morning drive to Chidambaram and then to Vellore.
DAY 18 : Vellore – Tirupathi (125 Kms/03 Hrs)
Morning visit the Temple. After visiting the Temple drive to Tirupathi and check-in at the hotel. Overnight at Tirupathi.
DAY 19 : Tirupathi –Chennai (156 Kms/04 Hrs)
Morning darshan at the Temple. Afternoon drive to Chennai en route visiting Chennai. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Chennai.
DAY 20 : Chennai
Morning visit the Temple in Chennai. Overnight in Chennai.
DAY 21 : Depart Chennai
Full day free for shopping/independent activities.
Evening transfer to Airport to board flight for onward destination.
End of the program.