Tamilnadu Golden Triangle


  • Chennai
  • Kanchipuram
  • Mahabalipuram


Most part of India is filled with culture and a lot of scopes. When it comes to the south then Tamil Nadu is one of the most happening places there. This place lies in the southern part of India and the culture here is extremely rich. This place also makes an amazing place for you to travel… + Read More

Trip Highlights

  • Chennai City Exploration
  • Exploring Temples in Mahabalipuram
  • Excursion to Kanchipuram

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary


  • Day: 1 Chennai Arrival

    This is the first day when you will arrive in Chennai. When you come down from the train and land at the platform, our representative will be there to greet you. They will take you to the hotel that is booked in your name and you can have your stay there. To make sure that you refresh and get maximum rest for the time that you have spent on the train, you can spend time at the hotel as much as you can. At the evening, you can spend some leisure time while you go roam to the cities of Chennai. Dinner and even your overnight stay are confirmed at this hotel.
  • Day: 2 Chennai Sightseeing

    Day 2 is made for the excursion of the whole city. This is the day where you can spend your whole time roaming the streets. There are so many major tourist spots that you can visit here like the attractions of Chennai which include Marina Beach, the Fort St. which was built around in the 1640 AD. There is the Kapeleeshwar Temple which forms a major interesting site here. Later you can shop for amazing things from the outskirts and the local shops of this place. When you come back to your hotel, you can have some rest while you gear up for the next day.
  • Day: 3 Chennai / Kanchipuram / Mahabalipuram ( 56 Kms - 1.5 Hrs )

    After you had your breakfast at your booked hotel, now you need to leave for Mahabalipuram. This place or the en-route is done with the use of our car which is provided for the whole trip. There is Kanchipuram which lies in the same route here and is stated to be one of the 7 holy cities of the country. If you have heard about the Dravidian Heritage then these temples are the proof of the same. Once you have arrived at the spot, you can check out the listed details for the next day. Make sure that you have your dinner and then rest.
  • Day: 4 Mahabalipuram

    Your half-day city tour is booked at Mahabalipuram/ here you can cover all the major attraction spots which lies. Like you can visit the Mahishasurmardini caves, the Five Rathas which you have only heard in your history books. These are the caves which contain the five monolithic temples which are also crafted into various patterns here. And then there is the famous Shore temple that you can visit this place as well. Your dinner and your night stay are fixed at Mahabalipuram.
  • Day: 5 Mahabalipuram - Chennai - Departure

    After you have spent the rest of your day here, you will be transferred to Chennai for your departure. For that, you can even enjoy the last minute shopping that you have to get from there. After you have been transferred there, you can catch a train or book a flight and take all the loving memories of the trip with you.

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FAQs of Tamilnadu Golden Triangle

Q: What is the Golden Triangle of Tamil Nadu?

Ans. The "Golden Triangle" of Tamil Nadu refers to a popular tourist circuit that connects three historically and culturally significant cities in the state. It comprises the cities of Chennai, Madurai, and Thanjavur. These cities are known for their rich heritage, architectural marvels, and vibrant cultural experiences. The term "Golden Triangle" is derived from the triangular shape formed by these cities on the map, similar to the famous Golden Triangle circuit in northern India.

Q: What are the main sights to see in Chennai, a part of Tamil Nadu's Golden Triangle?

Ans: Chennai, Tamil Nadu's capital, features an array of attractions integral to the Golden Triangle. Top sites of interest include Marina Beach, the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Fort St. George, the Santhome Cathedral Basilica, and the Government Museum.

Q: What makes Mahabalipuram an integral part of the Golden Triangle?

Ans: Located on the Coromandel Coast, Mahabalipuram is known for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites and historic rock-hewn temples. Notable sights include the Shore Temple, Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas, and Krishna's Butter Ball.

Q: Why is a visit to Kanchipuram vital on the Golden Triangle tour?

Ans: Known as the "City of Thousand Temples," Kanchipuram is a venerated spiritual hub. It is recognized for its beautiful silk sarees and ancient temples, such as the Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, and Varadharaja Perumal Temple.

Q: How much time does it usually take to explore Tamil Nadu's Golden Triangle?

Ans: The time it takes to tour the Golden Triangle of Tamil Nadu depends largely on personal interests and pace. Nonetheless, a meticulously planned itinerary typically spans around 4-5 days to cover the prime attractions in Chennai, Mahabalipuram, and Kanchipuram.

Q: Are there additional compelling places to explore near Tamilnadu Golden Triangle?

Ans: Definitely, there are a variety of remarkable destinations in the vicinity of Tamilnadu Golden Triangle worth a visit. Destinations like Pondicherry, Tiruvannamalai, and Vellore stand out, each presenting unique cultural, historical and environmental sights.


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Tips Before Travel

Bring multiple copies of your passport when you travel.

Travelling outside can be hard so you need to carry copies of your passport all around.

Register your name with your home embassy.

Register your name with your home embassy for easy travelling.

Don’t forget to carry local cash for purchasing items.

Don’t forget to carry the local cash for purchasing the local items.

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