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Discover the vibrant culture and rich history of Chennai on this full-day city tour. From ancient temples to colonial-era architecture, this tour takes you on a journey through the city's past and present. Experience the local way of life at bustling markets and immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and flavors of Chennai. With expert guidance and comfortable transportation, this tour is the perfect way to discover the best of Chennai in just one day.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
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7/16/2020 - 6/21/2024 Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Queen Victoria Statue 30/A, Nrupathunga Rd, Ambedkar
Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India Open in Google Maps
What To Expect
9:00am - Pick-up from your hotel in Chennai Meet your driver and guide at your hotel lobby and start your Chennai city tour. You will travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
San Thome Church
9:30am - Visit the Kapaleeshwarar Temple Kapaleeshwarar Temple is an ancient and famous temple located in the Mylapore area of Chennai. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has a magnificent Dravidian-style architecture. The temple has a tall gopuram (entrance tower) and a tank.
10:30am - Head to Fort St. George Fort (Friday closed) St. George is the first English fortress in India, built in 1644 by the British East India Company. The fort now houses the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly and a museum. Explore the museum which has a collection of artifacts and exhibits that depict the history of Chennai and the British colonial era.
12:00pm - Explore the Government Museum (Friday closed) The Government Museum is a vast complex that houses a rich collection of artifacts and art pieces from all over Tamil Nadu. The museum has several galleries that showcase various themes such as archaeology, numismatics, anthropology, art, and history.
Fort St. George
1:00pm - Lunch break Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant that serves authentic Chennai cuisine. You can try some of the popular dishes like dosa, idli, vada, sambar, and chutney.
2:00pm - Visit the Marina Beach Marina Beach is one of the longest urban beaches in the world and a popular hangout spot for locals and tourists alike. You can take a stroll along the beach, enjoy some street food, or just relax and enjoy the sea breeze.
3:30pm - Explore the San Thome Basilica The San Thome Basilica is a beautiful church built over the tomb of St. Thomas the Apostle, who is believed to have come to India in the 1st century AD. The church has a Gothic-style architecture and stained-glass windows.
Madras High Court
4:30pm - Visit the Vivekananda House Vivekananda House is a museum dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, a revered spiritual leader and philosopher who played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. The museum has several exhibits and displays that showcase the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda.
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Public transportation options are available nearby
Specialized infant seats are available
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Face masks provided for travellers
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.