Pancha indicates Five, Bhoot means elements. The Pancha MahaBhoot refers to the five Shiva temples dedicated to Shiva, each representing the five prime elements of nature- land, water, air, sky, fire. All these temples are located in South India with four of these temples in Tamil Nadu and one in present-day Andhra Pradesh. The five elements are believed to be enshrined in the five lingams and each of the lingams representing Shiva.
Kanchipuram – Ekambareshwar Temple – Element of Earth
Chidambaram – Natraj Temple – Element of Sky
Trichinapally – Jambhukeshwar Mahadev Temple – Element of Water
Tiruvannamalai – Arunachaleshwar Temple – Element of Fire
Tirupati – Shri Kalahashti Temple – Element of wind
TOUR COST- Rs. 28,000/- Per person.
(Excludes- 5% GST,Incidental expenses ,Rail & Air fares)
PLACES TO VISIT :
Kanchipuram – Ekambareshwar Temple, Shiv Kanchi temple, Vishnu Kanchi temple and Kamakshi temple, Chidambaram – Natraj Temple. Thanjavur – Bhrudeshwar Temple, Kumbakonam– Shiv Temple, Navgrah Temple. Trichannapally – Jambhukeshwar Mahadev Temple, Shri Rangnath Swami Temple – Shri Vishnu Temple; Tiruvannamalai– Arunachaleshwar Temple, Ramanmaharshi Ashram, Indralingam, Agnilingam, Yamlingam, Nivruddhilingam, Arunlingam, Vyavulingam, Kuberalingam, Ishanyalingam. Tirupati – Shri Balaji Temple, Shri Kalahashti Temple, Padmavati Temple.
TRAIN JOURNEY :
Pune to Chennai / Renigunta to Pune.
AIR TRAVEL :
Pune to Chennai / Tirupati to Pune.
BUS TRAVEL :
Chennai to Tirupati by 2 X 2 Semi Luxury bus for local sightseeing.
(Traveler / Innova or similar Vehicle for smaller groups.)
OVERNIGHT STAY :
Chennai – 1 night(A/C), Kanchipuram – 1 night(A/C), Chidambaram – 1 night(A/C), Trichanapally – 1 night(A/C), Tiruvannamalai – 1 night(A/C), Tirupati – 1 night(A/C).
Important Information :
1) Climate: Warm.
2) What to shop: Silk Sarees, Handicrafts.
Departure from Pune by train to Chennai.
Arrives Chennai at 4.30pm. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Early morning depart to Kanchipuram, visit Ekambareshwar temple, later visit Shivkanchi, Vishnukanchi & Kamakshi Temple and overnight stay.
Depart to Chidambaram, visit Natraj Temple & overnight stay.
Early morning depart to Trichanapally, visit Tanjavar, later visit Kumbkonam Temple and overnight stay.
Early morning visit Jambukeshwar Mahadev Temple, later visit Shri Vishnu Temple, continue to Tiruvannamalai & overnight stay.
Visit Arunachaleshwar Temple, later visit Raman Maharshi Ashram, Indralingam, Yamlingam, Nivruddhilingam, Arunlingam, Vayulingam, Kuberalingam, Ishanyalingam. Later continue drive to Tirupati and overnight stay.
Early morning visit Tirupati Temple and later drive to Shrikalahashti Temple and Padmavati Temple. Later back to hotel for Lunch and board train/flight to Pune.
Arrives Pune. Tour Concludes