Tamilnadu Tourism Inaugurates Chennai and around Pilgrimage Tours to Goddess Temples

Thiyagarajaswamy Temple Rajagopuram

Minister for Tourism S Gokula Indira inaugurated the one-day Deviar Dharisanam Tour, organised by the Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC). Tamilnadu is set to boost religious tourism and has introduced Aadi month specials. Do read on for more details

Covering three significant Amman temples around Chennai, the tour is one of the 10 new tour programmes that were approved before the State Assembly, said a Tourism official.

Stating that pilgrims can visit the Kodiyidai Amman Temple, Vadivudai Amman Temple and Thiruvudai Amman Temple at Tirumullaivoyal, Tiruvottiyur and Melur respectively, the official added that the new tour package is a first-of-its-kind programme focusing on these three important temples.

TTDC is also conducting a one-day Amman temple tour that will cover popular temples in the Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts. Called the ‘Sakthi Tour’, the tour will cover eight Amman temples including the ones at Mangadu, Tiruverkadu and Tiruvottiyur.  TTDC is also organising an annual bi-weekly five-day 108 Amman temple tour programme, which coincides with the ongoing Tamil month of Aadi.

Five-day tour of 108 Amman temples

When

This tour, will start from Chennai on Mondays and Thursdays at 6 a.m. and return the following Friday / Monday at 9 p.m.

Cost

 Rs 4,300 per person.

1 day Deviar Darshan Tour

The one-day tour, covers Thiruvudai Amman, Vadivudai Amman and Kodiyidai Amman temples.

Cost

Rs 375 per person

When

Every Tuesday, Friday, Sunday and Full Moon days begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m

1 day Sakthi Tour

When

Every Tuesday, Friday, Sunday and Full Moon days begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m

Temples Covered

Mangadu (Kamatchi Amman), Thiruver Kadu (Devi Karumariamman), Ponnamallee (Devi Thaiyal Nayagi), Thirumullaivoil (Devi Vashnavi Amman, Kodiudai Amman), Chempalivaram (Devi Chenkali amman), Panchati (Ananda Valliamman with three eyes), Melur (Thiru vadai Amman), Thiruvotriyur (Devi Vadivudai Amman)

Cost

Cost is Rs. 470 per person

More Details Contact

044-2538 3333, 2538 4444,  2538 9857 or log on to www.ttdconline.com.

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