Saffron & Sandalwood
17 Days / 16 Nights
India’s Dravidian Hindu heartland, Tamil Nadu is true temple country. Nowhere else in India can you find so many beautiful examples of India’s famous primary colored, carved temples. Less exposed to the northern influences, over the last thousand years, Tamil Nadu was run by three powerful dynasties that helped to maintain the unique religious and political institutions, leaving a legacy of astounding towering temples throughout the state.
The capital of Chennai is a chaotic and noisy metropolis that is situated on the Bay of Bengal. Considered a center of performing arts, the city offers several sights of interest including the seaside Fort of St George, St Mary’s, the oldest surviving Anglican church in Asia and many grand colonial mansions.