TN Tourism to launch 10 special tour packages

Last Updated: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 11:26

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Tourism Development
Corporation Limited will soon launch 10 special tour packages in an attempt to give tourists visiting Tamil Nadu a chance to
experience religious architecture and soak them in divine
fervour in Hindu religious sites in the state.

Carrying forward the idea of launching a one-day tour to
all important temples in the state as announced by Tamil Nadu
Tourism Minister Gokula Indira in the state Assembly last
year, TTDCL has come up with 10 special packages that includes
visits to notable religious sites in the state.

The packages include a tour to nine Nagarathar temples
in Sivaganga district -Illaiyathangudi, Illupaikudi,Iranikoil,
Mathur, Nemam, Pillaiyarpatti, Soorakudi, Vairavankovil, and
Velangudi temples near Karaikudi.

Another tour includes visit to Divya Desam temples in
Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts and a tour to
Thirukkadaiyur temple in Nagapattinam district.

TTDCL also has tours to Yelagiri Hills and Kolli Hills
for those interested in hiking and trekking.

Another interesting package in the bouquet of tours is
exclusively organised around places that held importance
during the nation`s freedom struggle.

Named `Freedom Fighters` Circuit Tour,` it takes tourists
around places associated with the freedom struggle and
memorials and birthplaces of freedom fighters from the state.

These packages will be launched this month, going by the
government order passed on February 29 in this regard, TTDC
sources said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 - 11:21

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