10 day South India Spiritual Journey Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Original price was: $1,300.00.Current price is: $990.00.



About Spiritual Journey through Southern India

Journey through Southern India commences in the lush landscapes of Kerala, a state renowned for its natural beauty, vibrant traditions, and distinct cultural practices. Kerala, often referred to as “God’s Own Country,”. Kerala, with its tranquil backwaters and palm-fringed beaches, introduces you to Ayurveda, the ancient holistic healing system and it serves as the perfect prelude to the rich tapestry of spirituality awaiting you in Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu, a cradle of classical traditions, boasts a profound cultural heritage that finds its expression in the temples dotting its landscapes. The journey through this region is not just a physical sojourn but a spiritual odyssey immersed in the centuries-old Tamil culture. Tamil, one of the oldest living languages in the world, lends its lyrical beauty to the scriptures, poetry, and hymns chanted within the sanctum sanctorums of these temples. The intricate carvings on temple walls, narrating tales from epics and scriptures, speak volumes about the deep-rooted cultural heritage and artistic finesse of Tamil Nadu.

Temples, in their ancient glory, are not just architectural marvels but gateways to realms beyond the physical. These sacred spaces hold the key to understanding and experiencing a deeper connection with divinity, offering seekers a unique perspective beyond the material world. In the “Journey to the Divine Heart: A 10-Day Spiritual Odyssey through Southern India,” we curate an immersive experience, guiding you through the hallowed Pancha Bootha Temples, ancient temples of Lord Vishnu and Shiva, and the mystical Last Hill of India, a trek reminiscent of Hanuman’s divine feat. Our meticulously planned itinerary unravels the spiritual essence of each location, echoing the teachings of saints and gurus such as Narayana Guru.

Our promise, rooted in the age-old philosophy of “Atithi Devo Bhava” (The Guest is God), is to ensure your safety, comfort, and an authentic devotional encounter. Join us on this transformative journey through Southern India’s spiritual heart, where the divine not only resides within the ancient stones but also within the depths of your own spiritual exploration. 🌟🙏



Itinerary for Spiritual Journey through Southern India

Day 1: Arrive in Trivandrum and transfer to your hotel
Trip Briefing by Sabin
Visit the Ananda Padmanabhaswamy Temple, one of the 108 Divya Desams
Ayurveda Massage 2 hours package
Sunset at the Kovalam beach
Kerala style dinner
Night Halt in Kovalam
Day 2:
Depart for Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of mainland India.
Visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue, overlooking the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean.
Explore Kanyakumari Temple, dedicated to the goddess Devi Kanya Kumari.
Witness the mesmerizing sunset at Kanyakumari Beach.
Enjoy dinner featuring Punjabi cuisine.
Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.
Day 3: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Embark on the Maruthuvamalai Trek, offering scenic views of the surrounding landscapes.
Refresh with a magical cold stream water bath.
Visit the Thirukkurnkudi Temple, known for its architectural beauty and spiritual significance.
Indulge in South Indian cuisine for dinner.
Overnight stay in Kanyakumari.Day 4: Travel to Madurai, known as the “Athens of the East.”
Explore the majestic Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, an architectural marvel of the Nayak dynasty.
Visit the iconic Meenakshi Amman Temple, dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar.
Pay respects at the Gandhi Memorial, honoring the Father of the Nation.
Overnight stay in Madurai.

Day 5: Brihadeeswarar Temple: Visit the magnificent Brihadeeswarar Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest temples in India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this architectural marvel boasts a towering vimana (temple tower) and intricately carved sculptures depicting Hindu mythology.

Explore Spiritual Heritage: Immerse yourself in the rich spiritual heritage of Tanjore by exploring other ancient temples like the Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the Airavatesvara Temple, known for its intricate carvings and architectural brilliance.

Art and Culture: Discover Tanjore’s vibrant art and culture scene by visiting the Tanjore Palace and Art Gallery, where you can admire exquisite paintings, sculptures, and artifacts showcasing the region’s rich cultural heritage.

Day 6:
Explore Srirangam, home to the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, one of the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.
Visit the historic Thiruvanaikkaval, known for the Jambukeshwarar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Day 7:
Begin the day with a temple visit to the Ramana Maharishi Ashram, a serene retreat dedicated to the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Visit the temple
Experience Girivalam, a sacred circumambulation around the Arunachala Hill, symbolizing spiritual purification. A 14 km walk around this magic hill is filled with 100s of temples and saints. A peak spiritual experience.
Overnight stay in Thiruvannamalai.

Day 8:
Explore the historic Gingee Fort, also known as Senji Fort, with its impressive architecture and panoramic views.
Drive to Mahabalipuram for night stay

Day 9:
Spend the day exploring Kanchipuram, renowned as the “City of Thousand Temples.”
Visit notable temples such as Ekambareswarar Temple and Kailasanathar Temple.
Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and architectural grandeur.
Enjoy dinner by the beach, savoring local delicacies.

Day 10:
Visit the 2500-year-old Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Conclude the journey with a dip in the ocean and Bid farewell to Southern India, departing for your onward journey.