Tour To Gangaikonda Cholapuram from Pondicherry - Puducherry

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • 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
    Pickup from your hotels in Pondicherry
  • Return Details :
    pickup location (your hotel in Thanjaur)
  • 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

The Great living chola temples comprise of three temples; the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur, the Temple of Gangaikonda Cholapuram and the Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram. The patrons of Lord Shiva dedicated magnificent architectural splendors to their beloved God. The Chola style involves use of granite to create design consisting of deities, warriors, kings and dancers. The Dravidian structures reflect the property of the Chola Empire. The glories till live in the wonderful temples.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu

Gangaikonda Cholapuram which takes 2hours minimum drive from Pondicherry, Discover The city of Gangaikondacholapuram was probably founded by Rajendra chola before his 17th year. Most of the Chola kings who succeeded Rajendra were crowned here. The Vimana with its recessed corners and upward movement presents a striking contrast to the straight-sided pyramidal tower of Thanjavur but with octagon shape of Dravidian architecture. As it rises to a height of 182 feet 55m) and is shorter than the Thanjavur tower with larger plinth, it is often described as the feminine counterpart of the Thanjavur temple.

Duration: 2 hours

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Hotel pickup and drop-off

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle

Fuel surcharge

Driver

Gratuities

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GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Bottled water

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Food and drinks

Tour guide

Entrance fee if any other

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