Chennai: Private Day Tour With Transportation And Tickets 6 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Explore Chennai's lively mix of history and culture on a private tour with entry tickets to Fort St. George and other sights. Find the heart of South India's history through its most famous landmarks.

Discover Chennai, the vibrant epicentre of Tamil Nadu's rich political and cultural heritage. Chennai is acclaimed as the "Gateway to South India" due to its status as the oldest modern city in India. Experience the essence of Chennai's history and spirituality on a private trip. Get ready to be enchanted by Chennai's historical charm.

The holy Kapaleeshwar Temple is your first stop. It is right in the middle of the Mylapore district. This architectural masterpiece has a 37-meter gopuram at its entrance. As you enter the revered Agraharam, continue your journey through the complex tapestry of Hindu history. Explore the timeless appeal of old Hindu traditions and buildings, taking in the peaceful atmosphere and cultural wealth that these places give off. One of the best things about this stop is the chance to enjoy real, delicious filter coffee that was made with great care by Brahmins. Next, experience the vibrant atmosphere of one of Chennai's renowned fish markets, the Pattinapakkam Fish Market. This market is bustling with diverse varieties of fresh fish and stalls that fry fish on-site.

Afterwards, head to Fort St. George and the Government Museum. Explore the historic British-built Fort St. George, housing the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly and a museum showcasing artefacts depicting Chennai's history and colonial era. Take a scenic drive along Marina Beach next, to India's longest urban shore. Take in the scenery as you watch the colourful fabric of local life play out against the blue waters. Choose to take a horseback ride along the shore while you are here (cost not included). Continue to the Santhome Cathedral Basilica, a monumental cathedral built over the tomb of one of Jesus' apostles, showcasing the ancient roots of Christianity in India. Before the end of the tour, visit St. George's Cathedral, renowned for its architecture and tranquil ambience. Known for its beaches, temples, textiles, historical monuments, Carnatic music, and classical dances, Chennai is an ancient city steeped in culture, trade, and impressive architecture. It embodies a unique blend of colonial influences from the British and French eras.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • Pickup and Drop-Off:
  • Enjoy seamless transportation with our pickup and drop-off service
  • Our courteous drivers ensure prompt and punctual transfers to and from your desired locations
  • Transportation by Air-Conditioned Car:
  • Travel in comfort and style in our air-conditioned vehicles
  • Comfortable sedan car for 1-3 people
  • 6-seater MUV car for 4 to 5 people
  • Spacious Tempo Traveller for groups of 7 and more
  • Private Tour Guide:
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the region
  • Knowledgeable tour guides provide personalized insights and commentary tailored to your interests
  • Refreshments:
  • Indulge in complimentary coffee or tea during your tour
  • Each guest receives 2 bottles of water to stay hydrated throughout the journey
  • Entry Tickets:

Exclusions

  • Anything not mentioned in program and inclusions
  • Tips for guides and drivers and any personal expenses

Details

Available in

English


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 09:00, 10:30, 13:00

Pick up location: Chennai Airport

Ends at: Hotel in Chennai city

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)



Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $50 per person