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From Chennai: Private Same Day Tour To Kanchipuram & Vellore 12 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly

Enjoy a thrilling cultural and historic day excursion from Chennai, Kanchipuram, and Vellore. From Chennai, explore Kanchipuram, silk weaving centres, historic temples and Vellore Fort with us. Embark on a day of adventure that promises to ignite the senses and ignite the imagination.

7:00 AM: Departure from Chennai Pick up from Chennai and early departure towards Kanchipuram, approximately 70 kilometres southwest of the city. Ensure timely departure to make the most of your day.

9:00 AM: Arrival in Kanchipuram - Arrive in Kanchipuram, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and ancient temples. Start your exploration with a visit to the Ekambareswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the largest temples in Kanchipuram. And also visit Kailasanathar Temple and Varadharaja Perumal Temple. Admire the architectural splendour and intricate carvings that adorn this sacred site.

11:30 AM: Silk Weaving Demonstration Experience the time-honored tradition of silk weaving for which Kanchipuram is famous. Visit a local silk weaving centre to witness skilled artisans at work, creating exquisite Kanchipuram silk sarees. Learn about the intricate weaving techniques and the significance of these sarees in Indian culture.

1:00 PM: Departure to Vellore After lunch, continue your journey towards Vellore, approximately 70 kilometres west of Kanchipuram. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Tamil Nadu countryside.

2:30 PM: Arrival in Vellore Arrive in Vellore and head straight to the iconic Vellore Fort, a towering 16th-century fortress built by the Vijayanagara Empire. Explore the fort's massive ramparts, intricate moat system, and historical structures, including the Jalakanteswara Temple known for its remarkable Vijayanagara architecture.

3:30 PM: Vellore Fort Museum Visit the Vellore Fort Museum located within the fort complex, showcasing a fascinating collection of artefacts, weaponry, and historical exhibits. Gain insights into the fort's significance throughout different periods of Indian history, from the Vijayanagara era to British colonial rule.

4.00 PM: Vellore Golden Temple Arrive at the temple complex and take in the stunning sight of the golden exterior. Spend some time admiring the intricate architecture and the serene surroundings.

5:00 PM: Return Journey to Chennai As the day draws to a close, depart from Vellore and commence your return journey to Chennai. Reflect on the day's experiences and soak in the memories of your cultural and historical exploration.

8:00 PM: Arrival in Chennai - Arrive back in Chennai by early evening, concluding your professional day excursion to Kanchipuram and Vellore. Depending on your preference, you may choose to unwind at your accommodation or explore Chennai's vibrant dining and nightlife scene.

What's included

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  • Travel in comfort and style with our well-equipped vehicle, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey
  • Delve into the rich history and cultural heritage of Kanchipuram with expert guidance
  • Embark on a captivating journey through time as you explore the majestic Vellore Fort
  • Traverse through Tamil Nadu's picturesque countryside, treating your senses to breathtaking vistas
  • Our experienced guides are dedicated to providing you with a seamless and enriching experience
  • Enjoy hassle-free exploration with all entrance fees and taxes covered
  • Stay refreshed and hydrated throughout your adventure with complimentary bottled water


  • While our team ensures exceptional service gratuities for guides, drivers are at your discretion
  • Any expenses of a personal nature, such as souvenirs or additional purchases, are not covered
  • Any services or items not explicitly stated in the inclusions or program are excluded from the tour


Available in


Available for

Adults, Students, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 07:00, 07:30

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 $96 per person