Day 06: Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Thanjavur - After breakfast, drive by car - coach to Chidambaram (65kms - 1.5hrs) also called as Thillai, which has the famous Nataraja Temple with the roof of the sanctum-sanctorum covered with golden plates, is located in the centre of the town covering an area of 40 acres. In this temple, postures from the Bharatnatyam form of dance are depicted in sculpture. Nataraja is Lord Shiva as a cosmic dancer. After lunch at local restaurant, drive to Thanjavur (104kms - 3hrs), enroute visiting the Brass Factory at Kumbakonam. Thanjavur, once the capital of Chola kings, has the Brahadeshwara Temple (or the big temple of God). The temple tower rises to a height of 15m from a square base of 29m and then topers off, making a total of 66m. Check-in, dinner and overnight at Hotel Parisutham or similar.