One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Tour by Cab

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Capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is wonderfully set on the Bay of Bengal. The vibrant city with its unique blend of rich heritage, culture and history appeals every visitor. A flourishing metropolitan city has a wonderful blend of mosques, churches, temples and historic monuments.

There are several picturesque holiday destinations near the city. Tirunallar situated at a distance of 300 km from Chennai is a not to be missed travel getaway. Embark on our one day Chennai to Thirunallar tour by cab that gives you an opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of South India.

Tirunallar is a small village located in the town of Karaikal of Pondicherry Union Territory. Saneeswara Temple is the most sacred temple of Thirunallar that comes under the Pondicherry Union Territory jurisdiction. A cultural hotspot located between the Arasalar and Vanchai rivers attracts several visitors especially history buffs.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Chennai to Thirunallar Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Thirunallar Local Sightseeing Tour from Chennai
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple, Karaikal ammaiyar, Kailasanathar Temple, Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple, Sri Parvatheeswara Temple, and Karaikal Beach.
  • Trip Starts at 6:00 AM
  • Trip Ends at 10:00 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Chennai Home / Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals, Toll Gate charges

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One day Chennai to Thirunallar tour takes you to the most revered temples of the port town of Karaikal. These religious and ancient Hindu sites reflect the magnificent layouts and traditional South Indian architecture. It also hosts one of the most frequented Navagraha Sthalams, Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple.

Kick start your spiritual journey with the visit to the most significant Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple. Head to the sacred shrine dedicated to the only woman Nayanmar at the Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple followed by a visit to the Kailasanathar Temple.

Continuing your holy voyage, move to the ancient Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal and Paravateeswara Temples. Take a relaxing stroll at the Karaikal beach before returning to Chennai.

Itinerary for your One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Chennai Home / Hotel at 6:00 AM

Tourism Place Suggested
Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple 70 mins
Karaikal ammaiyar 50 mins
Kailasanathar Temple 30 mins
Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple 40 mins
Sri Parvatheeswara Temple 30 mins
Karaikal Beach 60 mins

Drop at your Chennai Home / Hotel by 10:00 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Thirunallar or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Chennai to Thirunallar fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in One Day Thirunallar City Tour Package from Chennai?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home in Chennai
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Thirunallar Sightseeing Package from Chennai?

  • Entry fee for tourist attractions in Thirunallar
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
  • Toll gate charges

What to see! A Quick Guide to Thirunallar Sightseeing Tour from Chennai by Taxi

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Chennai to Thirunallar tour package.

1. Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple
Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple
  • Must See / Things to Do: Admire the holy chariot
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

One day Chennai to Thirunallar trip starts with the visit to the famous Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple. A sacred temple dedicated to Lord Saneeswara and Lord Dharbaranyeswara, the manifestation of Lord Shiva.

Legends state that it was in this place that Lord Saneeswara had lost all his powers to Lord Shiva. This holy place is also well known for the notable contributions made in the history of Tamil Literature.

It is believed that the transition from one Zodiac sign to another zodiac sign is made once in every three years and during this auspicious day devotees throng the temple to pay their obeisance to Lord Saneeswara. Lord Dharbaranyeswara appears along with his consort Bhogamartha Poon Mulayar called as Praneshwari.

Among the holy ponds of the temple namely Nala Theertham, Brahma Theertham and Saraswathi Theertham, Nala Theertham is considered to be the most auspicious.

Legends state that King Nala had taken bath in this Theertham and worshipped the Lord here which had relieved him of the miseries that arose due to the effects of Saturn. As such the place is known as Nallaru where Nala refers to King Nala and the word aru means healing.

As a common practice devotees take bath in this pond before proceeding to the main shrine with the belief that all their misfortunes would be washed out. Renowned saints Appar, Sundarar, Thirugnanasambandar and Manickavasagar , the famous 63 Nayanmars, Lord Ganesha and Lord Murugan are the other deities enshrined in the temple.

Majestic Rajagopuram decorated with striking carvings and sculptures adorn the temple’s beauty. Elegant mandapams and corridors add to the charm of the temple. It is also notable for the story of Pachchai Padigam written here in praise of the Lord.

2. Karaikal Ammaiyar

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Karaikal ammaiyar
Karaikal Ammaiyar
  • Must See / Things to Do: Pay homage to Sri Aurobindo and the mother
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Get enlightened with the next stopover of our one day Chennai to Thirunallar town, the Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple. A sacred complex enshrines Lord Shiva as Somanatha and goddess Punithavathi as Ammaiyar. She is the only woman Nayanmar among the 63 Nayanmars. Devotees are greeted with a glorious three tiered Rajagopuram at the entrance.

Punithavathi was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. Her husband Paramadatta realised her divinity and left her alone. He moved to another place and married another girl. When Punithavathi had come to know about her husband’s second marriage she pleaded Lord Shiva to make her look older.

She turned to be an old lady and moved to Mount Kailash with her head upside down. Since then recognizing her devotion and her divinity a temple was built in Karaikal by Malai Perumal Pillay in 1929.

3. Kailasanathar Temple

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Kailasanathar Temple
  • Must See / Things to Do: Look for the different Shiva Lingas in the temple
  • Timings:Morning – 7am to 12pm || Evening – 4pm to 8:30 pm
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Stop by the famed Kailasanathar Temple situated opposite to the Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple built by the Pallavas in the 8th century. Many parts of the huge temple were rebuilt by the French. A 2000 year old temple enshrines Lord Shiva as the presiding deity.

Admire the incredible craftsmanship in the elaborate doorways built in the four directions of the temple. It is one of the largest temples of the town and also hosts the idols of Goddess Soundarambal, Lord Ganesha, Lord Subramanya, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Dakshinamurthy and Goddess Saraswathi.

4. Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple
Sri Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple
  • Must See / Things to Do: Pay your obeisance to Lord Vishnu
  • Timings: Morning – 8 am to 12 pm || Evening – 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 30/- per person || Still Camera: Rs. 15/-

Another significant temple located near the Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple is the Nithya Kalyana Perumal Temple. This next stop of our one day Thirunallar local sightseeing spot is situated on the Bharathiar Street near the Chandra Theertham. It is the temple tank for these two spiritual sites.

Presiding deity of the temple is Lord Nithya Kalyana Perumal, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu who appears in reclining form. It also features the idols of Chakkarathalwar, Hanuman, Ranganayaki Thayar, and Narasimha Avatar of Lord Vishnu, Goddess Andal and Goddess Alamelu Thayar.

5. Sri Parvatheeswara Temple

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Sri Parvatheeswara Temple
Sri Parvatheeswara Temple
  • Must See / Things to Do:Admire the five tiered brilliantly carved Rajagopuram
  • Timings: Morning – 5am to 12pm || Evening – 4pm to 8pm
  • Holiday / Closed on:
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

Head towards a glorious Shiva Temple at Bharathiar Street the glorious Sri Parvatheeswara Temple. A significant temple as the Shiva Linga is believed to be Swayambu Lingam.

It is an important Hindu pilgrimage site as it is believed that Lord Suryan got relieved from his sufferings when he worshipped Lord Shiva at this place. Every year the rays of the sun fall on this Shiva Linga during the month of March and April for ten days.

The spiritual complex hosts Goddess Parvati as Swayamvara Thapaswini. An ancient temple it boasts of being the 50th Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery dictated in Thevaram hymns.

Devotees also get to worship Lord Vinayaka who is known as Sambanda Vinayaka, Lord Subramanya with Valli and Devyani, Lord Dakshinamurthy and Bhairavar.

6. Karaikal Beach

One Day Chennai to Thirunallar Trip by Car Karaikal Beach
Karaikal Beach
  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a leisurely stroll along the shore
  • Timings: 24 hours open
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 30 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Conclude your full day Thirunallar trip with the visit to the fabulous Karaikal Beach. Tourists can keep themselves engaged with various water sports including canoeing, boating and kayaking. It also proffers restaurants and a children’s park for the travellers to relax near the beach.

Situated along the Bay of Bengal coastline it is considered as one of the picturesque beaches of South India. A key highlight of the amazing beach is that the Arasalar River meets the Bay of Bengal at this beach.

One day Chennai to Thirunallar trip offers a heart-warming experience as you visit one of the holiest places in South India. Karaikal is packed with gorgeous ancient shrines which prove to be must –visit sites. The most important religious landmark is the Thirunallar Saneeswara Temple.

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Points to Note

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Chennai to Thirunallar tour package. This 1 day Chennai to Thirunallar tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places to visit in Thirunallar and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Thirunallar tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or service provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Thirunallar sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.

Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Chennai to Thirunallar tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Thirunallar tour package from Chennai. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, ₹9 per km and ₹90 per hour.
  • For Indigo, ₹12 per km and ₹100 per hour.
  • For Innova, ₹15 per km and ₹125 per hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, ₹18 per km and ₹200 per hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, ₹ 20 per km and ₹300 per hour.

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