3 days Royal Enfield Motorcycle tour from Chennai to Great Living Chola Temples
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3 days Royal Enfield Motorcycle tour from Chennai to Great Living Chola Temples
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3 days Royal Enfield Motorcycle tour from Chennai to Great Living Chola Temples

3 days
About this activity

Day 1: Tanjore, the ancient capital of Chola Empire

Stop At: Thanjavur Municipal Corporation, Gandhiji Rd, Rajakrisnapuram, Shivaji Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001, India
Ride 320 KM from Chennai to Tanjore.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Brihadeeshwara Temple, Trichy High road, Thanjavur 613001 India
he famous Brihadeeswara Temple is our first destination in the Great Living Chola Temples Trail. It is one of the greatest architectural creations in India. It is a sculptor’s dream, a historian’s mine, a dancer’s vision and a sociologist’s scoop!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, Art Gallery, Thanjavur 613001 India
We will explore the grand Palace of the Kings of Thanjavur
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Saraswathi Mahal Library, E Main St, Rajakrisnapuram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613001, India
Next we will visit Saraswathi Mahal, one of the oldest libraries of Asia This library has a magnificent collection of ancient Tamil and Sanskrit manuscripts.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Thanjavur

Day 2: Darasuram, the lost capital of Chola Empire

Stop At: Darasuram World Heritage Site, Gurunathan Pillai Colony, Darasuram, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612702, India
We ride 30 KM to reach Darasuram. Darasuram is home to Airavateswar Temple, our second destination in the Great Living Chola Temples Trail. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Temple was built by Chola King Raja Raja II in the 12th century AD. TThe temple gets its name after Airavat the white elephant of Lord Indra who came here to worship.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Darasuram

Day 3: Gangaikonda Cholapuram, the second capital of Cholas

Stop At: Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Cholapuram, Thanjavur India
Our final destination in the Great Living Chola Temples Trail is Gangaikondacholapuram, a city built in 1025 by Rajendra Chola, son of the famous Chola emperor Raja Raja. It was meant to commemorate his victory over the Pala Empire across the Ganges. Gangaikonda Cholapuram served as the capital of the mighty Chola Empire for 250 years and is most famous for its Shiva Temple.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chennai Citi Center, No 10 & 11 Dr Radhakrishnan Salai Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004 India
We ride back 250 KM from Gangaikondacholapuram to Chennai
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • 2 nights stay in hotel
  • Escort rider
  • Entrance charges
  • Royal Enfield Motorcycle
  • Entry/Admission - Thanjavur Municipal Corporation
  • Entry/Admission - Brihadeeshwara Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Saraswathi Mahal Library
  • Entry/Admission - Darasuram World Heritage Site
  • Entry/Admission - Gangaikonda Cholapuram
  • Entry/Admission - Chennai Citi Center
Not included
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Personal & Accident Insurance for travellers
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers


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