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Private Guided Tour of Airavatesvara Temple from Thanjavur with Lunch provided by SITA World Tours

Private Guided Tour of Airavatesvara Temple from Thanjavur with Lunch

Private Guided Tour of Airavatesvara Temple from Thanjavur with Lunch
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What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
About
Built in 12th century AD by Raja Chola II, Airavatesvara temple is a famous Hindu Temple located in Darasuram. The temple represents the architectural heritage of Tamil Nadu. Airavatesvara Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the Great Living Chola Temples. The temple follows Dravidian architecture which has a number of columns and pillars towards the Sanctum supporting the Mandapam. You will have a private guided tour of the temple followed by lunch in a local restaurant. Highlights: • Airavatesvara Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Site • Intricate paintings and sculptures • Delicate stone carvings from ancient artists • Lunch in a local restaurant
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 50182P211
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Transport by private air conditioned vehicle • Hotel pickup and drop-off within Thanjavur city center • English speaking Local guide. • Lunch at Local Restaurant (Beverage Excluded) • 02 bottles of mineral water per person. • Entry/Admission - Airavatesvara Temple
Exclusions
Food and drinks, unless specified. • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.
Thanjavur, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu We will pick up traveler from their hotels / fixed point within city center.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Transport by private air conditioned vehicle • Hotel pickup and drop-off within Thanjavur city center • English speaking Local guide. • Lunch at Local Restaurant (Beverage Excluded) • 02 bottles of mineral water per person. • Entry/Admission - Airavatesvara Temple
Exclusions
Food and drinks, unless specified. • Gratuities
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.
Thanjavur, Thanjavur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu We will pick up traveler from their hotels / fixed point within city center.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
A small amount of walking is involved.
Dress code - Temples are a sacred house of God and a place of daily worship. To preserve its sanctity and spiritual ambiance one must follow the below dress code within temple complex:
Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms
Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length
Remove footwear outside the temple. Socks are fine, you can keep them on.
A moderate amount of walking is involved please wear comfortable shoes
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Temple Opens from 06:00 A.M. till 12:30 P.M.
Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Thanjavur
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Airavatesvara Temple
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    You will be picked up at 9:30 AM at your hotel in Thanjavur in a private air conditioned vehicle and be driven to Darasuram (about 22 miles). Upon arrival, meet with your English speaking local guide and start your tour of the Airavatesvara Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple houses a linga named Airavatesvara. Airavatesvara temple is architecturally beautiful and it has intricate paintings and sculptures on the walls. The temple is a storehouse of art and architecture which display the delicate stone carvings of ancient artists. The front Mandapa of the temple is designed in the form of a big chariot drawn by horses. Further, the vimaan on the top of the temple is 85 feet high. The garden around the temple looks lovely adding charm and ambiance. After your temple tour, you will be driven back to Thanjavur. Lunch is included at a local restaurant (beverage excluded). To conclude, your driver will drop you back to your hotel in Thanjavur.
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  • You'll end at
    Thanjavur
    See Important Information for details
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