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About Senji and the trip Senji Fort is one of the surviving and best forts in Tamil Nadu. This 12th century fort was occupied and improved by several rulers from local to Maratha to Nawabs to British. Fort is built around the three hillocks. The place and monuments are stunning. Place has several stories. Are you excited to visit these places? Join our trip. Why should you join this trip? To see the place and monuments from Heritage and Photographic perspective To hear the stories to know the history and culture of this region To have safe trip - KeyTerns team will drop solo female travelers at home if our last stop is after 10 PM. Much more Learning simple mobile photography is complimentary. Senthil will teach during the trip. Price: Rs.2150 Per Person Price Per Person (6 years and above) is Rs.2150 and Price Per Child (below 6 years without seat in the vehicle) is Rs.0 which INCLUDES Gingee moderated trip from Chennai with a Guide, AC Vehicle, Entry Fees at Gingee Fort, and GST and EXCLUDES Food and anything else. Pick up / Drop back point(s) - Near Alandur Metro. You can also board at any point on the way from Alandrur Metro to Senji. If we have 5 or more participants from any other place like OMR, we can also change our return route to drop them on the way. Note: Food break will be given Schedule and sequence are subject to availability and change. 100% advance is required. 95% will be refunded if the guest cancels 48 hours before the scheduled departure time. 100% will be refunded if KeyTerns cancels the trip. Would you like to book now? Booking guidelines Book online - https://www.keyterns.in/senji-fort-day-trip-from-chennai Please contact +916369988017 / firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries Our Other Fixed Departure Trips Plan: Start from Chennai by 6 AM. Stop for Breakfast. Reach Senjee by 10 AM. Cover Kalyana Mahal, Venugopala swamy Temple, Rajagiri Fort top, Rani Fort, Ponds, Ranganatha temple, Sad – at – Ullah Khan Mosque, Stepped Tank, Gymnasium, Elephant Tank, Horse Stable, and Granary with a lunch, coffee / tea and dinner stops. Reach Chennai by 10 PM with loads of photos and fine memories. Plan Notes We may cover the following depending on time Mel Chittamur, Singavaram rock cut, Ekambareshwarar temple and Anjaneyar in Bas relief The following will not be covered Mandagapattu Jain rock cut, Esalam, About KeyTerns: KeyTerns is into Experiential Travel providing Unique Stays, Expert Experiences, Experiential Packages for Luxury, Solo, Family, Corporate and Student Travellers in Leisure, Adventure, Heritage, Birding. where every traveler gets fine memories for the lifetime. Purpose of KeyTerns is to make every travel experiential. More..
Cambodia is a beautiful country bordered by Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Gulf of Thailand. Indian origin kings ruled over 600 years from 802 AD specifically Chola Dynasty, facilitated the spread of first Hinduism and then Buddhism constructed more than 1,000 temples and monuments in Angkor alone. Angkor Wat ("Capital Temple") is the most famous of these structures in Cambodia and one of the largest religious monuments in the world, on a site measuring 402 acres. That’s why it is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by then King Suryavarman II, migrants from southern India in the early 12th century. Cambodia on the Siem Reap side has rich heritage monuments, cultural programs, the national park with waterfalls, a beautiful floating village in a lake, etc. Are you excited to visit Cambodia? Why should you join KeyTerns trip? To visit the best heritage monuments To go along with a best guide to learn more about Cambodian heritage and culture To get an option of 0% Interest EMIs To clinch best price deal compared to any vendor Much more… What do we cover? Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims of old along the immense causeway of the temple that is a city, the holiest of holiest, the one and only Angkor Wat Angkor Thom means the great city in Khmer. The 12th-century royal Buddhist city is especially famed for its grand Bayon Temple, but has several other sights of interest as well. Succumb to the enigmatic smiles of the 216 giant faces of the Bayon, Angkor’s strangest temple Experience nature running riot at the mysterious ruin of Ta Prohm, the original Tomb Rider temple Phnom Kulen considered by Khmers to be the most sacred mountain in Cambodia. Attractions include a giant reclining Buddha, hundreds of lingas carved in the riverbed, an impressive waterfall and some remote temples Discover the secrets of Bar street, Siem Reap’s quaffing capital where the action goes on all night and Angkor Night Market Tonle Sap Lake – Get a glimpse of the distinctive way of life led in the floating villages on Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake Apsara Dance – Catch a performance of Cambodia’s ancient dance form, once performed exclusively for the king Itinerary in brief: Day Destination Meals Cities Day 1 Welcome to Cambodia Siem Reap Day 2 Angkor Highlight B Siem Reap Day 3 Phnom Kulen &amp; 1000 Lingas B Siem Reap Day 4 Tonle Sap Lake &amp; City Tour B Siem Reap Day 5 Goodbye Cambodia B Siem Reap Price Starts From - Rs.21250 Per Person for a 8 Persons Group Size No of persons Price in USD for Options 1 2 3 1 621 676 786 2 354 381 436 3 316 344 399 4 291 319 374 5 275 303 358 6 266 294 349 7 263 290 345 8-9 256 284 339 10-11 245 273 328 12-15 236 264 319 INCLUSIONS: Accommodation with daily breakfast in do, uble / twin shared room Airport transfers &amp; Tours by air con. vehicles as per program Sightseeing and entrance fees as specified Local English-speaking guide as per program All boat trip as mentioned in program 24hours supporting hotline, 2 bottles of cold water and 2 towel per day EXCLUSIONS with approximate cost P/P (Other than optional) - Rs.42000 Cambodia Visa stamp fee: 30$ (Passport valid more than 6 months, enough space for visa stamp (2 free spaces), 1 passport photo (4X6), cash 30$) Other meal, drink, personal expenses, tip, Travel insurance Another thing not mentioned in included International bank transfer fees Lunch & Dinner except 1 Dinner on day 1 (USD 12 / Rs.1000 Per Day), Any food / meal that is not in inclusions\ Airfare approximately Rs.33900 for 26th Jan from Chennai and return . Notes Is Covid Vaccination or Negative PCR Certificate required to enter Cambodia? No. NOT REQUIRED. Is Negative PCR Certificate required while coming back to India? No. NOT REQUIRED. Accommodation as below or similar: double/twin shared room: Option 1 SIEM REAP Ladear Angkor Hotel (3*) – Superior room https://www.ladearangkorhotel.com/ 4 Option 2 SIEM REAP Steung Siem Reap Hotel (4*) – Superior room www.steungsiemreaphotel.com 4 Option 3 SIEM REAP Angkor Miracle Hotel (5*) – Deluxe room https://angkormiracle.com/ 4 Standard check-in time is 14h00 and check-out time is 12h00 at most of the hotels. Arrival/Departure: Above prices are valid only for group of clients travelling together – arrival and departure with the same flight. Arrival/departure by other flight subject to supplement charge. In no case, the non-used services or visits will be refunded or provided on individual basis for group member(s) due to the delayed arrival/early departure unless they will go on private tour. Program is subject to change without notice due to Airlines unexpected changes of schedule or flight unexpected cancellations. There will be no refund or compensation applied due to force major which effect to visit program. We reserve the right to adjust the prices at any time in the event of an increase of the fuel surcharge applied by airlines companies or any other transport companies. Would you like to book now? Booking guidelines Book online - https://www.keyterns.in/cambodia-4n5d-trip-shared-or-private. Booking Process: Please submit inquiries till 15th Jan. On 16th Jan, we will share the number of registrations and cost to collect money. Please contact +916369988017 / email@example.com for any queries Itinerary in detail: Day 1: Arrive – Siem Reap, “Hello” Cambodia Arrive at Siem Reap, Treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, special welcome all warmly to everybody, a moment of courtesy meeting then self-introduces with our Cambodian tour guide in the meeting point. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 2: Angkor Thom; Ta Prohm; Angkor Wat (Meal: Breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at hotel. We drive to Angkor Thom that was the masterpiece of King Jayavarman VII. Following the occupation of Angkor by the Chams from 1177 to 1181, the new king decided to build an impregnable fortress at the heart of his empire. We begin to visit Bayon Temple. At the exact center of Angkor Thom, this is an eccentric expression of the creative genius and inflated ego of Cambodia’s most celebrated king. We continue to visit Terrace of the Leper King. Along the Terrace of Elephants, originally used as a viewing gallery for the king to preside over parades, performances and traditional sports. At the southern end lies the Baphuon, once of the most beautiful temples at Angkor, dating from the reign of Uditayavarman 1 in the 11 th century. We continue to Ta Prohm Tomb Raider; fame. Ta Prohm has been abandoned to the elements, a reminder that while empires rise and fall, the riotous power of nature marches on, oblivious to the dramas of human history. We journey out to the mother of all temples, Angkor Wat. Believed to be the world&#39;s largest religious building, this temple is the perfect fusion of symbolism and symmetry and a source of pride and strength to all Khmers. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 3: Phnom Kulen; 1000 Lingas (Meal: Breakfast) We’ll escape the heat of the city by driving 48kms North of Siem Reap to visit the holy Kulen Mountains, also referred to as Phnom Kulen (“Mountain of the Lychees”) by locals. The sandstone from this mountain was the main supplier of construction materials for the Angkor Kingdom. We’ll stop at the sacred site of The River of a Thousand Lingas, which features hundreds of lingas carved in the sandstone bed of the river, which date back to the 9th century. Further downstream, large blocks of stone, also under water, are carved with Apsaras dancers and Vishnu figures. Next on the agenda is a wander around the mountain-top pagoda which is home to relics, statues and a large reclining Buddha. The last mountain stop will be Kulen Waterfall, featuring a natural pool which is the perfect place to cool off on a hot day and a great picnic spot too, so that’s what we’ll do. We return to Siem Reap in afternoon. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 4: Tonle Sap Lake &amp; City Tour (Meal: Breakfast) We will enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap Lake. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen&#39;s ;floating village; with floating schools, floating police station, etc. It is same as a big village floating on the lake, and the village; move from place-to-place following water levels and current. Visit to Wat Thmey or Killing Field, contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Then visit Wat Bo founded in the 18th century, a highly respected pagoda contains very unique wall paintings of the Reamker (Ramayana) that are said to be late 19th century.Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 5: Siem Reap – Departure (Meal: Breakfast) Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure to next destination. It’s time to say goodbye, we thank you for traveling with us and warmly welcome you to come again. *** End of our services *** Add on packages: If you want to extend the trip with the private experiences, we can book the following - Angkor Wat Bicycle Tour - Phnom Penh Trip covering the following Silver Pagoda - a Buddhist temple, Royal Palace - simple repainted palace reopened on 1st Dec 2022 after a long 2 years gap because of Covid, Food Tours, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Killing Fields, Living Arts Show (Open Air Theatre), Mekong River Not considered Siem Reap - Chong Kneas floating village (bad reviews), Beng Mealea, War Museum, Floating village Mechrey
Explore UNESCO listed Mahabalipuram Mahabalipuram is a gallery of Rock cut Temples and a testimony to the creativity of Pallava dynasty. Rocks and Sculptures have stories. Highlights: Mesmerising narration, unheard stories, unseen places. Visiting 7th Century Built monuments & temples – Rock-cut architecture, Shore temple, Lighthouse, Tiger caves, Arjuna Penance, All the Chariots (Rathas), Lighthouse, Mahishasura Mardini cave, Varaha cave, adhi Varaha cave temple, Ramanuja mandap, Varaha mandap, Thirumathi cave and so on. Walking around 2004 incident unearthed 2000 years old Subramaniya temple excavated site Looking at wonders of nature – Krishna Butter Ball, Sea Shell Museum Shopping seashells, stone sculptures and handicrafts And much more.. Do you feel like visiting Mahabalipuram? Why should you join this trip from KeyTerns? To know more about Pallava dynasty To hear the stories from the Guide or to get Historical, Archaeological, Architectural & Mythological views from the Heritage Storyteller with Archaeology background who is well appreciated - Refer to KeyTerns TripAdvisor page And much more.. PRICE Package A - Expert Curation with guest arranged Transport for Curator from Chennai- Rs. 9000 up to 5 persons and Rs.1800 per extra person INCLUDES Curation & GST EXCLUDES Entry Fees and anything else. Package B - Normal Guide Service - please check with us. Package C - Expert Curation without Transport for Curator from Chennai - please check with us. How to Book Find more details and book in https://www.keyterns.in/mamallapuram-heritage-trip Please contact us on +917550042234 for queries. ~ Team KeyTerns www.keyterns.in, making every travel experiential | Experiential stays & Travel | | Leisure | Heritage | Birding | Wildlife| Adventure | | Luxury | Budget Group | Corporate | Students |. Register for https://www.keyterns.in/collections/fixed-departures #Mahabalipuram, #Mamallapuram, #Heritage, #Archaeologist, #KeyTerns, #Historian, #Sculpture, #Archaeology, #storytelling Note: Refer to our earlier trips Photo album Venue, Curator details, etc. will be shared once the registration is complete. Schedule and sequence are subject to availability and change. Payment Terms - 100% advance is required. Cancellation Policy - 95% will be refunded if the guest cancels 48 hours before the scheduled departure time. 100% will be refunded if KeyTerns cancels the trip. Refund is given within a week's time from the date of travel. Expert Curator profile: Trip is curated by Vijay, the Heritage Storyteller with an Archaeology background, Historian, Excavation Specialist, Researcher and a Wildlife Short film maker. He is passionate in Heritage and Culture, is dedicated and has received several recognition, appreciations, certifications for his work. Places to be covered in general Tiger Cave: Our trip starts with the visit to Tiger Cave, a fine rock-cut monument complex. It gets its name from the carvings of the tiger heads on the mouth of a cave which forms a part of the complex. Curator may pose a question and answer. Is it a sculpture of Tigers or something else? Why was ‘so called’ ‘tiger cave’ built? Is it incomplete? Do you see two elephant heads and what could they have been? Do you see one Lingam with three different designs and what do they mean? Do you see a nice storyboard sculpture where ‘Asura’ is indicating to stop the attack while the Goddess is chasing him and what’s the story? Saluvankuppam We now take you to another interesting excavated site. Do you know that a 2000 years old temple complex was discovered by a team of archaeologists left exposed by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami? Was it just a Pallava-era shrine? How did they conclude that it could have been 2000 years old? What materials were used? Interact with the curator during the trip to get more. What deity was worshipped in this temple 2000 years back and what was the evidence? Shore temple Do you know that the Shore Temple complex was named as ‘Seven Pagodas’? What does it mean and where are the rest of the temples? Who built the Shore temple? What’s the significance of the architecture? Is it unique? Arjuna’s Penance Arjuna’s Penance is one of the magnificent monuments of Mahabalipuram. This wonderful base air relief dates back to the mid-seventh century. Standing tall at a height of 43 feet, the monolith was carved on the face of two huge adjoining boulders, making its length around 96 feet. The majestic structure cannot be made out in photographs, it deserves to be praised by one’s own eyes. Now, you see a stunning sculpture of a depiction of an instance in the Indian epic ‘Mahabharata’. Do you know the Arjuna Penance story? Curator will narrate. Do you know that there is another story around sage Bhagiratha and what’s that? Along the wonderfully carved sculpture, you will see the sculptor’s touch of humour amid the holy – a cat mimicking Arjuna’s penance to a crowd of mice. Are you serious & curious to see that now? Pancha Rathas (Five Stone Chariots). Pancha Rathas is a monument complex at Mahabalipuram. Pancha Rathas is an example of monolithic Indian rock-cut architecture.The ‘Ratha’ temples are cave temples made of rocks. The rathas are regarded as the five rathas of Pandavas, the eminent characters of the Mahabharata. Krishna Butter Ball – natural or god’s creation or human made or alien made: We will visit this amazing wonder. This monolithic granite rock found in Mahabalipuram India, is over 20 feet in height. With its width almost equal to its height, it looks spherical in some angles but not a perfect sphere. It weighs over 250 tons and miraculously stands on an extremely small, slippery area of a hill. What’s the other name for this rock ball?Do you know that this rock was the inspiration to create the famous dolls and what they are? Lighthouse Next in the plan is to climb up new and old Lighthouses. They are stunning for photography and marvellous to see around from the top of them. The new lighthouse with a circular masonry tower made of natural stone was constructed in the 19th Century. Do you know that Mamallapuram was one of the oldest trading ports with foreigners and a 7th Century built old lighthouse is evidence? Sea Shell Museum Next stop is at the optional Sea Shell Museum, which is the largest seashell museum in India. It houses over 40,000 specimens of rare and unique seashells, fossils, shark teeth and whale fins which offers visitors an amazing visual treat and a unique perspective.
2 Hours Chennai Museum walk with a Heritage Storyteller Chennai Egmore Museum, started in 1851, has rich collections. It is the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata. Museum has several galleries. either Stone gallery or Bronze gallery will be covered in this walk. Highlights: Led by the Heritage Storyteller, 4 dimensional narration that includes archaeological, historical, architectural and mythological Learn about Egmore Museum, its origin, seeing rich and classic collection of artefacts. Understanding sculptors' creativity Much more... Latest reviews - "It was one of the best experiences. ...Vijay (Heritage Storyteller) was able to paint a wonderful picture around history, art, religion, science. Kudos." "It was really a mind blowing experience to know our past culture in detail and ancestors artistic talents on each sculptures." More on KeyTerns TripAdvisor page. Cost: Rs.5900 up to 5 Persons. Extra Person Cost for Adult is Rs.1180 and for Child is Rs.450 INCLUDES: 1. Heritage Storyteller leading the walk, 18% GST EXCLUDES: 1. Any fees to be paid to Museum, 2. Transport upto Museum. Anything not covered in inclusions. Notes: Venue, Trip Leader details, etc. will be shared once the registration is complete. Sequence given is indicative. Itinerary is subject to change Package booking terms: 100% to be paid for booking. 100% money will be refunded if KeyTerns is not doing the trip or Paid money will be refunded after deducting 5% refund charges if the guest informs the organizer before 6 hours of trip start time. Please contact 7550042234 / firstname.lastname@example.org for booking. High level plan: 1. Book first, 2. Get the confirmation, 3. Pay, 4. Meet the Trip Leader at venue and buy Museum tickets, 5. Join the Group Museum walk with the Trip Leader. Photo album: Museum Album - Courtesy - guests Places to visit: Stone gallery at Chennai Egmore Museum. Page Museum Photo Courtesy: sendyl.travelogue Trip Leader profile: Trip is generally led by Vijay, Heritage Storyteller, Historian, Excavation Specialist, Archaeology Researcher and a Wildlife Short film maker. He is passionate in Heritage and Culture, and has received several recognitions, appreciations, certifications for his work. #Museum, #Heritage, #Archaeologist, #KeyTerns, #Historian, #Sculpture, #Archaeology
Get wild in the Salt Marsh in the Thar Desert, spread across 7500 km2. Experience different cultures, dance, music carnival and handicrafts with the leisure of staying in a tent / hotels. Take this package -‘Great Rann Utsav, Kutch’ and get to see the Kutch culture and festival at its best under the full moon in Thar Desert. Why should you visit Rann Utsav? To get wow experience Rann of Kutch is one of the largest salt deserts in the world Stunning views during sunset and sunrise Shopping local handicrafts and enjoy thrilling adventure activities Tent accommodation for your stay To achieve your desired results To learn the culture and lifestyle of Kutch with daily cultural and musical performances Once in a lifetime opportunity Why KeyTerns? Best price, Covid protection guidelines in place You can handover the planning, and booking to us so that you can focus on enjoying the trip. Covid Safety Measures We use stay places and transport companies that adhere to Covid safety measures How to reach Bhuj? Reach Ahmedabad / Surat, Take a bus or cab or train to Bhuj. Additional Packages Available Ahmedabad local experiences Sabarmati Riverfront Kankaria Lake Sabarmati Ashram Adalaj Stepwell Sidi Sayyed ki Jali Bhuj Sightseeing Places: Swami narayan temple Prag mahal Aina mahal Bhujia Fort Kutch museum - close to fort Hamirsar lake - can see mahals and museum from here
Viluppuram is 170 KM from Chennai. There are many prehistorical and historical places around Viluppuram. Prehistory sites are primarily rock art sites. Historical sites include Jain heritage and Chola heritage. We will be covering all elements as a day trip from Chennai over the weekend. This packaged is a 'Shared or Travelpooling' trip wherein we will facilitate the trip to reach Viluppuram where the trip curator will join the curate the trip. This is a first attempt to cover themes like Rock art, Chola Heritage, and Jain rock cut temples.