The Divya Desams (sacred places) are 108 temples that are regarded by Srivaishnavite Hindus as being of special holiness. These Divya Desams were praised by the 12 Alvars, the ultimate devotees of Lord Vishnu. There are 13 Divya Desams based on Malai nadu the ancient Kerala. But now 2 of them are in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. Kerala has the largest no of divya desams (11) next to Tamil Nadu.
6 DAYS TRIP (Including train travel)
Local travel by AC Travellor, Non-AC accomodation and pure veg food provided.
STARTS/ ENDS IN: Chennai
Nov 14: Train from Chennai to Ernakulam.
Nov 15: Morning reach Ernakulam. Check in hotel, fresh up and visit Thiruvithuvakodu and Thirunavai. Evening visit Guruvayur temple and night halt at Ernakulam.
Nov 16: Morning visit Thirukatkara, Thirumoolikulam and return to Ernakulam. Evening travel from Ernakulam to Chengannur by vehicle. Night stay at Chengannur.
Nov 17: Morning visit Thiruvalla, Thirukkadithanam, Thiruvanvandur. After lunch relax at hotel. Evening visit Thiruaaranmula, Thirupuliyur and Chengannur. Night travel from Chengannur to Trivandrum by vehicle. Night halt at Trivandrum
Nov 18: Morning visit Padmanabaswamy temple and other local places. Evening train from Trivandrum to Nagercoil. Night halt at Nagercoil.
Nov 19: Morning visit Thiruvattaru and Thirupathisaram temple. Night train from Nagercoil to Chennai.
Package Fare Includes:
III AC Train ticket
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & tea throughout the trip (Vegetarian Only)
AC Vehicle Travel on road
Non AC accommodation (Twin Sharing)
Driver allowance / Toll / Parking charges
Package Fare Excludes:
To perform rituals
Camera and photo charges
Any other expenses/activity that is not part of the itinerary.
The following are suggestions for smooth travel:
Bring sufficient traditional wear (dhotis’and uthiriyam for men and sarees for women) and towels.
Big plastic bags to keep wet clothes while moving from one city to another.
Medium size flask to keep hot water.
Regular medicine for the individual, also keep recent Doctor prescription.
First aid medicine like pain balm, avomin etc.
Avoid wearing jewels and valuable items.
Bring lock & key for your travel bags and long chain with lock & key for your safety.
Please do not keep more cash with you.
Keep plastic mug and tissue papers.
*Final cost depends on the number of travellers, category of stay and mode of travel.