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Tanjore Tour Packages

Tanjore Tour Packages helps you explore the scenic land of Tanjore and get mesmerized by its exotic charm. One of the major cities in Tamil Nadu, Tanjore or Thanjavur is renowned as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu.

While on a tour to Tamil Nadu, come to Tanjore, which lies in the east of Trichy. Historically, Tanjore was the regal city of the Cholas, Nayaks and the Mahrattas.

Tanjore Tour Packages takes you to various famous tourist destinations in and around Tanjore. Tanjore is home to one of the best temples in South India, the 10th century Brihadeeswarar Temple or the Big Temple.

Visit the magnificent palace near the temple which houses an exquisite Art Gallery, the Saraswathi Mahal Library, the ancient Hall of Music, the Royal Museum, and the 18th century Schwartz Church, besides other tourist spots in Tanjore.


Popular Thanjavur Tour Packages

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South India Temple Tour
5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Sawamimalai - Tanjore

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Tamil Nadu Religious Tour
9 N / 10 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai – Trivandrum - Kanyakumari

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  • Excursion to attraction of Chennai
  • Visit the UNESCO Sites at Mahabalipuram
  • Trip to Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjore
  • Pay homage at Ranganath Temple
  • Tour to famous temples in Trichy
  • Madurai temple tour
  • Holy bath at Dhanushkodi Sea, Rameshwaram
  • Explore the gems of Kanyakumari
  • Witness the tourist spots of Kerala

Trip to South India Temples
13 N / 14 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur – Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Tanjore Mararikulam Tour
15 N / 16 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (Thanjavur) - Madurai/Chettinad/Kodaikanal – Munnar - Cochin (Kochi) – Mararikulam - Chennai

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  • Excursion to Chennai
  • Explore monuments of Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy Tanjore city tour
  • Guided tour of Madurai/Chettinad
  • Day trip to Kodaikanal
  • Sightseeing in Munnar
  • Outing to Cochin
  • Cruise on the backwaters

Complete Tamilnadu Tour
13 N / 14 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Great India Chennai Tour
4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore

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Andaman Tour from Chennai
13 N / 14 D

Chennai- Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Port Blair - Havelock Island - Chennai

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  • Chennai sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour to Kanchipuram
  • Explore Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy at Pondicherry
  • Visit Thanjavur
  • Excursion to Trichy
  • Delight in Island Hopping
  • Unwind at Havelock Island
  • Enjoy at Radhanagar Beach
  • Visit Mount Harriet

South of Malabar Coast
16 N / 17 D

Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin - Mararikulam - Cochin

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  • Glimpse of culture at Dakshin Chitra
  • Sightseeing in Covelong
  • Bask in French charms of Pondicherry
  • Explore Chidambaram and Kumbakonam
  • Full day excursion to Tanjore
  • Pray at fabled temples of Madurai
  • Awe at Kodaikanal
  • Explore the lure of Munnar
  • Cochin Sightseeing
  • Beach getaway in Mararikulam

South India Vacation Tour
18 N / 19 D

Mumbai – Mysore – Nagarhole – Coonoor – Cochin – Periyar – Madurai – Karaikadi – Tanjore – Pondicherry – Fisherman’s Cove – Chennai

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Tanjore Tour Package takes you to the nearby Naageswaran Temple and the heritage monument Airavatheeswar Temple, and for excursions to the picturesque Orattanad and Manora.

Tanjore can be reached conveniently by air, rail and road. Hotels in Tanjore offer a range of options from luxury hotels for business traveler, providing international standards of comfort, to budget hotels for the backpacker, providing affordable and basic accommodation for the travelers. You can enjoy all such accommodation by availing of the Tanjore Tour Package.

FAQs Tanjore Tour Packages

Q: Where is Tanjore Located?

Ans:Tanjore, known as rice bowl of India, is a southern city in Tamil Nadu - southern state of India on east coast. Tanjore, is now renamed as Thanjavur, to its original name. It is a very important centre of South Indian religion, art & architecture.

Q: How to reach Tanjore or Thanjavur?

Ans: Thanjavur can be reached by Air, Rail and Road.:

By Air: Nearest airport is Tiruchirappali International airport, 61 kms/1.5 hrs drive away. If you are unable to find your desired flight connection to Tiruchirappali, there is another noted airport, known as Madurai airport (199kms / 03 hrs 14 minutes).

By Rail: Thanjavur has its own railway station by the name of Thanjavur Junction railway station. It is part of southern railways.

By Road: Thanjavur is accessible by road from other tourism cities of India: Distance of Thanjavur from other important cities are:

  • Tiruchirappali - 61 kms / 1.5 hrs drive
  • Madurai - 199Kms / 03.5 hrs drive
  • Puducherry - 218 kms / 4.5 hrs drive
  • Kumbakonam - 40 kms / 1.5 hrs drive
  • Chidambaram - 111 kms / 03 hrs drive
  • Gangaikonda Cholapuram - 72 kms / 02 hrs drive
  • Chettinadu - 95 kms / 02 hrs drive
  • Karaikudi - 105 kms / 02 hrs drive
Q: Which are the places of Interest for visit in Tanjore / Thanjavur?

Ans: Thanjavur is a very important pilgrimage centre, also a major touristic destination owing to the art and architecture one gets to see in this town of Tamil Nadu. Places of interest in Thanjavur are:

Thanjavur Palace - also known as Thanjavur Maratha palace built in 16th century first by Nayaks and later on by Marathas.

Sawarswathi Mahal Library - Established in 16th century, is a part of the palace and houses more than 40,000 manuscripts - Indian and European on palm leafs as well as on paper, that dates back to Sangam era. It boasts of some rare volumes and is also one of the Asia’s oldest library.

Rajaraj Chola Art gallery - again a part of the palace, it houses vast collection of bronze and stone statues from Chola period between collected from various temples.

Brihadeeswarar Temple - also known as Big Temple. An 11th Century Shiva Temple, is a UNESCO world Heritage site.

Q: Which are the activities of interest in Thanjavur?

Ans: While in Thanjavur, apart from visiting the important sites, one can indulge in below activities:

Tanjore handicraft Workshop - You can indulge in Artisan’s workshop, making dancing dolls, Thanjavur paintings, a bronze-casting workshop as well as crafting of traditional Thanjavur Veena.

Shopping of Thanjavur Paintings & dolls - Thanjavur is known for its unique paintings and dancing dolls with shaky heads.

Local Cuisine - Local cuisine of Tanjore has Marathas influence and is a must try while you are in Tanjore.

Q: Which is the important festival of Thanjavur?

Ans: Thanjavur is famous for its Carnatic music, below are the popular music festival one can participate in while on a visit to Thanjavur.

Tyagaraja Aradhana Festival -Festival of Sacred Music Festival that takes place in January at Tiruvaiyaru, 13 kms from Tanjore. It is named after the great saint and Music Composer, Thaygaraja

Natyanjali Dance Festival - this festival is celebrated in Chidambaram which is 03 hrs drive away from Thanjavur and a very important festival commemorating Hindu deity Shiva - also known as Lord natraj.

Festival of sacred Music - This was first organised in 2009 and with a great success has been repeated every year for 03 days in February or March. This is a Non ticketed festival to expose people to various forms of music and help local artisans for revenue generation.

Q: Is Natyanjali Dance Festival organised in Thanjavur?

Ans: Natyanjali festival is organised in Chidambaram which is 03 hrs drive away. Due to limited hotel inventories, many tourist station in Thanjavur (Tanjore) to participate in the festival.

Q: When is the best time to visit Thanjavur?

Ans: Like other South Indian cities, best time to visit Thanjavur is from October to March, Summers are hot months, May and June being the hottest months, monsoon months are less hot but with relatively high humidity.

Q: What kind of accommodation is available in Thanjavur?

Ans: One can find all levels of accommodation in Thanjavur from budget hotels to 5* star hotel.

Q: Which is the best hotel to stay in Thanjavur?

Ans:As of now, for a luxury stay, you can opt to stay at Svatma, a luxury boutique hotel, recreating the ambience of a classic Tamil residence in a century-old home flanked by old trees. The hotel has three restaurants serving south Indian and Continental vegetarian food as a well a swimming pool designed like a temple tank and an Ayurvedic Spa.