Tour To Chettinad Heritage Town, Thirumayam Fort & Temples From Madurai

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, We will message you driver and vehicle details, at your pickup time, you're requested to please ask your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from ca.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Drop-off your hotel at Madurai
  • 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

Discover indigenous arts and local streets of Chettinad during this cultural tour, Chettinad region is most popular and adored for its 18th century mansions, unique and ornamented palatial houses , with wide courtyards and spacious rooms embellished with marble and teak. Beautiful front court yard with wide and lengthy corridors on all four sides lined with ornamental pillars and antiques are a part of the Chettinad Houses. These palatial houses are found in the villages of Kaanadukathan, Aathangudi, Kandanur, Kad-iyapatti. Many of these mansions were built using a type of limestone known as karai hence they are also called as Karai[limestone] veedu. Local legend narrates that the mansion walls were polished with a paste made out of egg whites to give them a smooth and shiny texture.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Chettinad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil Nadu

The oldest and finest mansions of the town serve as heritage hotel properties where visitors can relax in lunch break pampering luxury and the signature resplendent dcor. Chettinad mansion hotels are also a great place to experience the unique cuisine of the Chettinad region which is unlike any other in India. Chettinad dishes served on a traditional banana leaf platter. Karaikudi, along with some other locations in Chettinad have been declared as official Heritage Towns of Tamil Nadu thereby ensuring that their amazing historic architecture is protected by the Government,

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sri Mahalakshmi Handloom Weaving Centre, Kanadukathan, Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu

If you wish to visit

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Thirumayam Fort, Pudukkottai, Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu

Fort built by sethupathy Vijaya Ragunatha Thevar of Ramanathapuram in 1687 A.D. The actual fort is two times greater than the fort as we have seen today. The main entrance of the fort is situated one km away from the present structure. A rock cut siva temple and a vishu temples with different statues, Darbar Hall, some inscriptions and pillared corridor were situated at the foot of the hillock adjacent of the Fort. It is under the control of the Archaeological survey of India .Many Tourist visited this spot for its Historical importance of this place
Sri Satya Giriswarar Temple & Sathyamurthi Perumal Temple
(opening timings)
Morning 6.00 am to 12.00 pm
Evening 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm


Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle

Driver

Fuel surcharge

Gratuities

Parking Fees

Toll Charges

GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Bottled water

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Entrance Fees (wherever if applicable)

Special Darshan Fees

Entry/Admission - Chettinad

Entry/Admission - Sri Mahalakshmi Handloom Weaving Centre

Entry/Admission - Thirumayam Fort

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking

Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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