In this tour, we will explore the vibrant capital of Tamil Nadu in a private sightseeing tour customized by you and enjoy 8 hours of uninterrupted travels around cosmopolitan landscapes and historic attractions. We will enjoy the ultimate convenience of having your own private car charter tour and thoroughly explore each iconic destination. With your English speaking driver as your guide, don’t dare miss on what Chennai has to offer in just one epic day. Find yourself within the sacred grounds of ancient shrines dedicated to the worship of Hindu gods. Continue your penchant for history and visit museums such as the Government Museum which houses the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside Europe! See displays of homegrown talent at the National Art Gallery or move on to marveling at age-old forts and new-age structures. Take a break from monuments and immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant food scene for a revitalizing boost. Go beyond paved roads and follow the call of the ocean at the Marina Beach, the longest natural urban beach in the country.
In this tour, we learn its diverse religious culture at the Kapaleeswarar Temple, Jama Mosque, and Santhome Cathedral and see the charming Chennai Marina Lighthouse and take a relaxing stroll on Marina Beach afterward and dedicate your precious time on a relaxing stroll through the beautiful city of Chennai. Spend the morning or afternoon on a relaxing stroll around Chennai and discover its charms, lively streets, and how everyday life is like for its locals. Join your friendly and engaging English-speaking guide on an insightful journey through the quaint city and visit spectacular sights such as the Kapaleeswarar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, and other religious architectures surrounding the area. Blend in with the locals and get to know Chennai in-depth as you walk along old lanes and winding streets until you reach the Academy of Western Music. Visit the beach town nearby, Marina Beach, where the Chennai Marina Lighthouse also resides.
In this tour, we will uncover the colonial roots of Chennai in a half-day walking through around its rich heritage. Discover great monuments and structures built during the British rule which shaped the capital city’s unique landscape, setting, and culture. Take that first step and meet up with your guide to begin your walk at the Central Railway Station. Built-in 1873, the iconic site exhibits a Gothic Revival style and has been featured on numerous local films and television shows. The trail then leads to the massive headquarters of the Southern Railways, surrounded by a lush courtyard and created with unique Indo-Saracenic and Dravidian (South Indian) architectural styles. Coming up, visit the Victory War Memorial and Fort St. George, the first English fortress built in India. Just near the fort, explore St. Mary’s Church which holds the bearing as the oldest Anglican Church of India, dating back as early as the 17th century! For the final stop, cross the Napier Bridge for a scenic stroll above the Coovum River. And we learn more about Chennai’s colonial history at every stop with an English speaking guide.
In this tour, we will explore a group of monolithic monuments carved along the shores of Coromandel Coast and discover the glorious legacies of Pallava kings now declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and visit the Shore Temple, one of the oldest stone temples in South India, as it overlooks the Bay of Bengal. We will explore thousands of sculptures carved on living rock, a testament to South India’s unique medieval architecture. Discover top attractions: the Shore Temple overlooking the Bay of Bengal, Varaha Caves, Krishna’s Butterball, and over 40 more attractions carved on a grand scale! Upon taking a trip to the town, you can also watch soapstone workers carve out beautiful designs on stones, a possible souvenir perhaps? Infuse your adventures in Chennai with a full day historical excursion to Mahabalipuram today.
In this tour, we will see the Kailasanathar and Ekambaranathar Temples, two of the most majestic Hindu shrines dedicated to Shiva. From the vibrant capital city of Chennai, travel to another capital from kingdoms past where majestic temples await to be implored. Begin your adventure bright and early – get picked up right from your hotel lobby and travel with ease to the City of Thousand Temples! Along with your English speaking guide, unearth the long history of various dynasties as you walk through their Dravidian (South Indian) architectural splendors. Visit the most prominent temples in your private tour: the Kailasanathar Temple, the oldest Pallava temple in existence, and the Ekambaranathar Temple, the largest temple in Kanchipuram both dedicated to the divine worship of the Hindu god, Shiva. Have leisurely strolled around the well-preserved structures and indulge in the serene ambiance of one of India’s holiest sites. Afterward, weave your way to town and discover Kanchipuram's other famous moniker: Silk City. Witness Kanchipuram's famous sarees in the making and take home memorable keepsakes. And enjoy convenient travels from Chennai to one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in India.
In this tour, we will Witness sacred rituals in the age-old shrines of Marundeeswarar Temple, a highly-revered Shaivite temple. Privately tour Chennai with an English speaking guide for an in-depth adventure around its remarkable heritage. Begin your adventure within the capital of Tamil Nadu with a convenient pick up at your hotel lobby. Reinvigorate your morning with a vibrant prayer ceremony at the Marundeeswarar Temple, a place of worship and legends cementing its place as a significant religious site. Marvel at the intricate engravings of towering gopuram or gatehouse towers dedicated to the Hindu god, Shiva. Move on to a local restaurant for a refreshing South Indian breakfast served on banana leaves that will surely boost your energy for the next stop of the day! Arrive at Kalakshetra Dance Academy, a respected institution for the arts, and witness a riveting Bharatanatyam dance! Originating in Tamil Nadu, watch mythical stories and religious themes unfold in expressive forms of dance performances accompanied by mesmerizing music. Don’t dare miss awe-inspiring musical traditions that granted Chennai a place within UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network list! Follow the artistic trail and see the finest works of homegrown talents at the academy's art gallery.