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Great Living Chola Temples Trail, 2 days private tour from Chennai provided by Five Senses Tours

Great Living Chola Temples Trail, 2 days private tour from Chennai

Great Living Chola Temples Trail, 2 days private tour from Chennai
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About
The Great Living Chola temples trail takes us to 3 capitals of the ancient and mighty Chola Empire which was a major maritime power controlling vast parts of South East Asia in the 10-12th centuries. We will relive the glory days of life under the Chola Empire at the world heritage sites of Brihadeswar Temple in Tanjore, Airareswar Temple in Darasuram and the temple in Gangaikonda Cholapuram.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 18983P101
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel for one night
  • Entrance charges
  • Guide charges
  • Entry/Admission - Brihadeeswara Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thanjavur
  • Entry/Admission - Kumbakonam
  • Entry/Admission - Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Duration
2 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in Chennai
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel for one night
  • Entrance charges
  • Guide charges
  • Entry/Admission - Brihadeeswara Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thanjavur
  • Entry/Admission - Kumbakonam
  • Entry/Admission - Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in Chennai
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
5 stops
Day 1
Big temple of Tanjore
Day 2
Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Darasuram
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Maria Peters_1
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The Great Chola trail
Nov. 2019
The Chola trail was a fantastic tour! One of the best we have ever had. The architecture was outstanding at all 3 capitals.. The big temple in Tanjore simple overwhelms you with its size and grandeur. Gangaikonda and Darasuram were also memorable- had great statues and sculptures.
Kannan was an outstanding guide and knew his history. His passion was evident.

Its a great way to spend a weekend away from Chennai. Five senses tours made all the arrangements including overnight stay in Tanjore. Everything worked like a clockwork and was hugely enjoyable! Highly recommended.
Written 21 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Pradeep Ramakrishnan
15 contributions
Peep into the Chola Empire of 9th century
Nov. 2019
The 2 day tour of Chola Empire from Chennai was amazing. All arrangements were impeccable. The guide was very knowledgeable and told us many unique aspects of the Chola Empire which are rarely known. It was fascinating to listen to the stories of how imperial Chola had exported Hinduism and temple building techniques to South East Asia.

The connection with Angkor Wat is unmistakable. We saw the big temple and Palace in Tanjore and then the New capitals of Gangakonda and Darasuram. The temple dedicates to white elephant in Darasuram was fascinating. This is a fantastic tour and I would recommend this to anyone who has a weekend in Chennai.
Written 21 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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