They were constructed
in a single century long burst of creative enthusiasm,
starting in the reign of Narasimhavarman 1 (AD 63068).
End the visit by photography of the beautiful Shore
temples at sunset.
Kanchipuram known as the Golden City of a
Thousand Temples, is one of the oldest towns in India.
It is famous for both its temples, many of them remarkably
well preserved and for its hand-woven silks. Kanchipuram
is one of the seven sacred cities of India and it
is the only one associated with both Shiva and Vishnu.
Visit Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi
Temple, the Vaikunthaperumal Temple, all built in
the 7th and 8th centuries. With a weaving tradition
dating back to the Pallava era (when silk was the
royal cloth), Kanchipuram is justly famous for its
particularly fine silk saris, embellished with stunning
patterns. Visit the local homes of the weavers and
watch them create magic out of silk thread into saris.
Night stay in Kanchipuram .
DAY 3 / Kanchipuram - Trichy ( By
After breakfast drive to Trichy. Afternoon proceed
on a half day city tour of Trichy covering Rock Fort
Temple. Night stay in Trichy.
DAY 4/ Tanjore
After breakfast drive to Tanjore. Later visit Thanjavur
Palace, the Brihadishwara Temple and Fort. Night stay
DAY 5/ Tanjore - Trichy - Chennai - Departure
After breakfast drive to Trichy to board the flight
to Chennai to connect the onward flight.