Trip to Visit Chettinad Region and Thirumayam Fort from Tiruchirappalli

Discover indigenous arts and local street's during this cultural tour of The Chettinad region, It is most popular and adored for its 18th century mansions, unique and ornamented palatial houses , with wide courtyards and spacious rooms embellished with marble and teak. Beautiful front court yard with wide and lengthy corridors on all four sides lined with ornamental pillars and antiques are a part of the Chettinad Houses. These palatial houses are found in the villages of Kaanadukathan, Aathangudi, Kandanur, Kad-iyapatti. Many of these mansions were built using a type of limestone known as karai hence they are also called as Karai[limestone] veedu. Local legend narrates that the mansion walls were polished with a paste made out of egg whites to give them a smooth and shiny texture.

per adult from

$116

NZD

Duration

7 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Gratuities
    • Parking Fees
    • Toll Charges
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance Fees (wherever if applicable)
    • Entry/Admission - Thirumayam Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Chettinad
    • Entry/Admission - Sri Mahalakshmi Handloom Weaving Centre
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Thirumayam Fort, State Highway 27, Pudukkottai 622507 India

    Fort built by sethupathy Vijaya Ragunatha Thevar of Ramanathapuram in 1687 A.D. The actual fort is two times greater than the fort as we have seen today. The main entrance of the fort is situated one km away from the present structure. A rock cut siva temple and a vishu temples with different statues, Darbar Hall, some inscriptions and pillared corridor were situated at the foot of the hillock adjacent of the Fort. It is under the control of the Archaeological survey of India .Many Tourist visited this spot for its Historical importance of this place

    Sri Satya Giriswarar Temple & Sathyamurthi Perumal Temple (opening timings)

    Morning 6.00 am to 12.00 pm

    Evening 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chettinad, Tiruchirappalli India

    The oldest and finest mansions of the town serve as heritage hotel properties where visitors can relax in lunch break pampering luxury and the signature resplendent décor. Chettinad mansion hotels are also a great place to experience the unique cuisine of the Chettinad region which is unlike any other in India. Chettinad dishes served on a traditional banana leaf platter. Karaikudi, along with some other locations in Chettinad have been declared as official “Heritage Towns” of Tamil Nadu.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sri Mahalakshmi Handloom Weaving Centre, 19/6 K M Street, Kanadukathan India

    If you're interested to visit

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver and vehicle details will be sent to you in message (you are requested to please contact your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from car parking area to portico (entrance) at your pick-up time)
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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)
    • Important notice about Tour Guide: Only one category of guides known as "ASI Monument Guides" are authorised to work as a tour guide in centrally protected monuments and sites maintained / administered / managed by the Archaeological Survey of India, so please do check their licence before hire / pay,
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Uvamai Niche Tourism

Activity ID: V-18568P45

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .