Trip To Visit Gangaikonda Cholapuram And Airavatesvara Temple From Pondicherry - Thanjavur

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Your convenient time between 9am-2pm, should be mentioned in special request at the time of booking
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airports
    Pondicherry Airport, India
  • Return Details :
    Same pickup location (your hotel (or) Railway Station in Kombakonam )
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Airavatesvara Temple is a UNESCO world heritage site along with other Chola temples built between 10th to 12th century AD. Its unlike the Brihadeshwara and Gangaikonda Cholapuram temples is a smaller in size and wonderful work of art and architecture. It has lot of exquisite carving and was built associating the concept of Nitya Vinoda which means perpetual entertainment

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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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You will be picked up from your hotel (or) Railway Station in Kombakonam after the breakfast just few km drive you can reach there, The temple follows Dravidian architecture You can find there are lot of columns and pillars towards the Sanctum supporting the Mandapam. There are lot of intricate carving which is well appreciated by many art lovers. Also temple consists of a sanctum without a circumambulatory path and axial mandapas front mandapa known in the inscriptions as Rajagambhiran tirumandapam, is unique as it was conceptualised as a chariot with wheels. The pillars of this mandapa are highly ornate elevation of all the units is elegant with sculptures dominating the architecture. The garden around the temple looks lovely It adds charm ambiance to the temple, after discovered the temple you will be dropped at your pickup point

Inclusions

Bottled water

Driver

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Fuel surcharge

Round-trip private transfer

Exclusions

Entrance fees

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A small amount of walking is involved

For Guides you can use, State Government recommended "Pinakin - Travel Audio Guide App" (or) Ministry of Tourism recommended "audio compass - Audio Travel Guide App

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

A maximum of 4 people per booking