Explore Tanjore

Start at the Brihadeeshwarar temple complex, known for its superb murals and musical pillars before visiting the 16th century palaces of the Marathas and Nayaks which house a wonderful collection of Chola bronzes. You’ll be able to experience a little of the creation of these bronzes  in a local workshop. Later, you will explore the local markets.

Itineraries

Classic Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Rajakkad - Madurai - Chettinad - Tanjore - Pondicherry - Covelong  

For hardened Indiaphiles, Tamil Nadu is somewhat of a holy grail. Lying off-the-beaten-track, you can explore stunning Hindu temples with a distinct Dravidian Culture awaiting you.

15 days from £2005 p. p.

Southern Trader: a tour of Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Rajakkad - Munnar - Backwaters - Cochin  

This classic route takes you from Chennai (Madras) in Tamil Nadu, through the hills and into the Kerala to see the tea estates, backwaters and ending on the beach.

16 days from £2270 p. p.

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