Day 01: Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) - Chettinad (75kms)
Upon your arrival at Tiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ), the representative will meet you at the airport and then proceed to a heritage hotel in Chettinad for overnight stay.
People in Chettinad had a vision of land-use planning which has connected the different
urban to landscape elements, particularly for rainwater harvesting and
storage system. The architectural features of the houses comprised of
series of courtyards organized along a longitudinal axis as well as the
use of material is taking into consideration the semi-arid and hot
climate. Chettinad architecture is also closely linked to the life-cycle rituals of the Chettiar community. The mansions were conceived
to perform the different functions, rituals and family celebrations
during the course of life from birth to death. In addition, the temple and village festivals are part of the
Chettiar culture forming a large set of rituals all over the Tamil year.
Day 02: Chettinad [B, L]
After breakfast visit the local markets and then start a culinary excursion of the India's famous Chettinad cuisine including lunch. In India, the Chettinads are considered master chefs and Chettinad cuisine is one of the spiciest and the most aromatic in IndiaAfter the excursion check out from the hotel after some rest and transfer another heritage hotel for a very different experience.
Day 03: Chettinad - Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) [B]
There is no itinerary planned for the day. After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer back to Tiruchirappalli International Airport for your onward journey.