Tamil Nadu, India

2 Nights / 3 Days

  • Puddukottai - A land of the Chettiars! There is a lot that is unsaid about this place frozen in time. Being in Chidambara Villas, feels like turning the hourglass back to a century just to experience how this royal family lived. With beautiful and princely architecture, get lost in a dolop of history that once made this city significant for the Britishers. Laden with rich heritage and lofty forts in this town, all this stands a monumental pillar of Tamil Nadu adjacent to Thrichirapalli and Thanjuvar. Spend your time immersed in the popular Chettinad culture and cuisine in a grand 108 year old mansion. Feel the legacy come alive all around you!

    Weather

    Summer (April to June): 30^C to 40^C Winter (October to March): 20^C to 25^C.

    Nearest Airport

    Channai or Bangalore airport (Approx 350 kms away) Coimbatore is also the nearest aiport that you can access to find connecting flights to major metropolitan cities in India.

    Best Time to visit

    You can visit Tamil Nadu in the Winters as the weather is cooler compared to Summer. You can arrive in Monsson too, but the weather will be quite unpredictable You can also learn basic yoga here in a few basic yoga shalas.

  • Day 00 :
    The best way to reach Puddukottai is to drive down or take a bus traversing from major cities in and around like Bangalore, Chennai etc. You will be dropped off to Chidambara villas in the morning and you can each the beautiful and lofty Chidambara Villas in a cab which will be waiting for you at your drop off point. Rest for the day and explore the lovely architecture of the Villas coupled with history. Dig into the delectable cuisne and pamper yourself to the royal treatmeant!.

    Day 01 :
    After breakfast, proceed to the famous city of Agra. The journey by road takes four to four and half hours. Check into Bansai Home stay. www.bansihomestayagra.com After lunch and a little rest, you would be visiting the Taj Mahal by traditional cycle rickshaws or horse drawn tongas. Immerse yourselves in the beauty of this Wonder of the World. After spending a couple of hours at Taj, time to go on a food trail of Agra with time old speciality food shops which serve traditional cuisine. Retire for the night at the home stay.

    Day 02:
    Have breakfast and head out to explore the ancient emples of Thanjavur built by the royal Chola kingdom. Bask in the grand architecture and carvings of the temple and soak into the spiritual side of the South India. Lunch will be at Thanjavur. If you are interested you can also attend a musical concert and lose yourself in the raagas and talas. Drive back to villas and have a authentic dinner and night cap!

    Day 03:
    Wake up to a lazy morning with breakfast served hot! Check out and drive back to Bangalore/ Chennai with a slice of a royal feel.

  • PER PERSON COST: INR 14,820 /- onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • Full board accommodation including Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • All applicable taxes.
    • On field.
    • Driver and guide fees.
    • All Park entry fees, accommodation on a twin sharing basis and taxes.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any Airfare or Train fare from Home/Base locations or returns.
    • Any type of drinks like mineral water & alcoholic beverages during journey, safari drives or at the camps/hotel/guest houses etc.
    • Any medical expenses in case of emergencies.
    • The services of Vehicles is not included on leisure days beyond the itinerary.
    • Any type of personal insurance.
    • Any medical emergencies.
    • Anything not mentioned above in the cost include section.
    • (Transport from main cities like Bangalore and Chennai can be arranged, but will incur additional costs.)

     

  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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