Same day excursion Chennai to Tiruvannamalai Temples

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From $198.40

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Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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On this day excursion trip you will visit Thiruvannamalai a town that offers a significant history adorned in its countless temples and ashrams, where Hindu Mythology takes the form of stunning architecture. Perched on top of the Malai hill, Thiruvannamalai is a holy town, most famous for its Arunachala temple among numerous other temples and ashrams dedicated to saints of olden times. Sri Ramana Ashram, Sathanur Dam, Sri Seshadri Swamigal Ashram are some of the important tourist spots as well as significant areas for followers. Local English speaking guide will joine and assist you trekking the Arunachala Hill and visiting the temple.

What's Included

Bottled water in vehicle.

English-speaking private tour guide.

Government taxes.

Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

Private air-conditioned vehicle from picks up till drop off to your hotel.

What's Not Included

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Gratuities & optional activities.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Chennai (Madras)
Pick up from your hotel in Chennai for full day excursion visit to Thiruvannamalai (200kms one way). On arrival meet your guide and visit:-

• Admission Ticket Free

Annamalaiyar Temple, a breathtaking temple complex dedicated to Lord Shiva, at the base of Annamalai Hills. As you walk closer to the grand temple complex, you'll notice how marvellously the structures have been built. This 25-acre complex is sure to mesmerize you with its beauty and elegance. There are numerous intricately adorned shrines and halls within the entire temple complex which is also considered as one of the largest temple complexes in India. See the splendid eastern gopuram (tower), which is one the tallest temple towers in India as it stands 66 metres tall and the gorgeous thousand-pillared hall that extends serenely in the temple complex. The Temple is considered as one of the temples associated with the Fire element of the the five elements and is significant to the Hindu sect of Shaivism. It is said that visiting this temple and offering prayers with a clean heart will absolve one's sins.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Sri Ramana Ashram
Ramana Ashram, located at the foothills of the Arunachala hills, the Ramana Ashrama is famous for having served as home to the modern sage and Advaita Vedanta philosopher, Ramana Maharshi, from the year 1922, until his death in the year 1950. The Sage Maharshi Ramana was regarded as an outstanding enlightened being by his followers. Many devotees got attracted to his charismatic personality, and his teachings are now spread in many regions, making him respected and renowned all across the globe.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Virupaksha Cave
There are few caves temple in the city, you can opt to visit with your guide.

• Admission Ticket Free

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