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Best Sightseeing Tours In Chennai

 
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  • 01Chennai Bazaars Stroll

    Chennai Bazaars Stroll
    • h3 Hours
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Vijay Prabhat
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      Vijay Prabhat

    The around 2.5 hour guided walk takes you through the various streets of one of the most famous markets of Chennai. Roam around the oldest area of the historic city, unfold its history and amble through the colourful bazaars.

    The walk starts around 4 pm with a rendezvous outside the Anderson Church opposite to the Madras High Court and takes you directly into the heart of George Town, formerly known as the Black Town. Feel the spirit of the market as you encounter the hustle and bustle of the narrow roads, noise of the hawkers on the old streets and the crowded market.

    Witness the majestic buildings on either side as you walk down the streets. An expert guide will give the history of the area while also introducing you to the various markets. You have the opportunity to shop here as well.

    This walk will introduce you to the true flavours of a city-market. The streets are  full of life and exuberance making it a trip worth remembering.

    Duration: This one day activity would take around 2.5 hours

  • 02A Walk Through the Colonial Past, Chennai

    A Walk Through the Colonial Past, Chennai

    This 3 hour guided tour around Chennai will reveal to you the stories behind the city’s grand, colonial buildings, as you revel in their glorious past and also uncover the mystery of the Ice House. Depending upon your convenience, you can start the activity around 8.30 am or 3 pm.

    The history of Chennai, founded in the 1640’s by the British will surprise you with its richness. The tour starts from Sriram Nagar where you board the air-conditioned coach to begin your visit to the colonial Madras as it was known. An experienced guide will relate to you the stories of the buildings of the bygone era, giving you a peek into the history of this colonial city; the stories of ambitious men, of forgotten revolutions and of resolute idealists. You discover the ideas and the visions which went into the creation of the buildings.

    Duration: Around 3 hours

  • 03Day Trip To Kanchipuram, Chennai

    Day Trip To Kanchipuram, Chennai
    • h8 Hours
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Deepa Krishnan
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      Deepa Krishnan
    • 4% Off11,050
      10,500
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    Delight in an eight hour trip of mystic Kanchipuram,one of the seven sacred cities of India. Visit magnificent temples and the world famous saree weaving units.

    The guided tour of Kanchipuram starts at 10:00 am when you will be picked from a location of your choice and will undertake the journey in a car. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you to this historical south city. Some of the ancient temples you can go to include Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple or Kamakshi Amman Temple. Witness the rich past glory with these places of worship that reflect the magnificence of Dravidian architecture.

     

    Kanchipuram also has a long-established cottage industry of silk weaving and handloom for producing Kancheevaram sarees. Visit specialised saree shops where you can purchase silk fabrics and saris at rates lesser than those in Chennai. You can also visit a little museum that is an old house the owners have opened to visitors. It showcases fascinating household memorabilia and paintings. En route to Kanchipuram is the village of Sriperumbudur where, if interested, you can pay a short visit to the Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Foundation, built at the site of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.The trip concludes at 6 pm when you would be returning to Chennai.

    Duration – 8 hours

  • 04Day Trip To Mahabalipuram

    Day Trip To Mahabalipuram
    • h8 Hours
    • lChennai
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    • Deepa Krishnan
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      Deepa Krishnan
    • 5% Off10,000
      9,500
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    Discover a land of archaeological wonders, open-air granite sculptures, and world listed heritage temples with a day trip toMahabalipuram - also known as Mamallapuram, thistown inTamil Nadu was once a busy seaport during the dynasty of the Pallavas. Uncover the past glory with visits toDakshinChitra Craft Foundation and Cholalmandal Artists Village along with the main town area.

    At around 10:00 am, get picked up from your hotel in Chennai and commence the hour-long journey by car. A well-informed guide will accompany you to this historical south city where the first stop will be the famous Shore Temple, which is among the oldest temples of South India and is carved from a large block of granite. A short distance from this temple is Descent of the Ganges and Arjuna's Penance monument which is one of the world's biggest bas-reliefs depicting the story of the descent of the River Ganges from Heaven to Earth.

    A visit to stone carvers, who continue to preserve the traditional craft of stone sculpting, is possible at a school of sculpture where you can even buy some of the crafted figurines. On the way to Mamallapuram is DakshinChitra where traditional homes from various parts of South India have been transported and re-built, offering you a genuine insight into the lifestyles of the diverse people of South India.

    Cholamandal Artists' Village, the largest artists' community in India, is also included in the tour where you can view and buy paintings, sketches, terra-cotta/stone/metal sculptures, batiks and handicrafts made by the artists living the village.

    Duration – 8 hours

  • 05Marina and Fort St George Tour, Chennai

    Marina and Fort St George Tour, Chennai
    • h3 Hours
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Deepa Krishnan
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      Deepa Krishnan
    • 7% Off6,350
      5,850
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    Take a fascinating trip to two famed sites in Chennai. Visit Fort St. George, the first fortress built by the English in 1644. This structure is also the starting point of the Marina Beach which runs a distance of 13 kms along the city’s coast.

    This tour takes around 3 hours. You can choose betweentime slots of 10 am -1 pm and 3-6 pm. Be picked from a location of your choice and undertake the journey in a car accompanied by an informed guide.

    The first stop will be at San Thome. Containing the remains of the Apostle St Thomas, it is an ancient basilica built by the Portuguese and rebuilt in a Gothic style by the British. A drive on the road along the beach gives you a glimpse of the fishermen’s settlements that are built here. There is also an ancient light house on the southern end of the beach, which is a famous landmark in the city and offers splendid views of the ocean.

    Visit the Fort St. George thathas a museum with many exhibits dating back to the British era. The St. Mary's Church, which is the oldest Anglican church in India and famed as the 'Westminster Abbey of the East', is also situated within its premises. The trip concludes after a tour of the various structures within the fort.Witness public buildings and sculptures along the Marina Promenade, unwind on the beach to delight in the local life and colourful stalls

    Duration – 3 hours

  • 06One Day Outing at The Anora Beach Resorts, ECR, Chennai

    One Day Outing at The Anora Beach Resorts, ECR, Chennai
    • d1 Day
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4988206
    • 11% Off900
      800
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    About the Activity:

    The Anora Beach Resorts, ECR, Chennai awaits you to relax in its expanses for a completely blissful experience. Enjoy a fun day outing at the Anora beach resorts with your loved ones or your corporate team and revel in luxury! The winding pathways, spacious lawns are just to name a few, relax yourself in this amazing resort which strives as a perfect escapade from the dreary city life!

    The play area provides you with ample space and a perfect environment to indulge into various outdoor sports. Build your team and get ready for an interesting game of cricket and volleyball. You can frolic around in the clear blue pool with your friends or your corporate team!

    The Anora Beach Resorts, ECR, Chennai is a perfect place to carry out your social gatherings, so enjoy the serene environs and a peaceful air that envelopes this entire property. The package you can avail is: One day outing from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM which will include a two course non veg lunch, evening tea/coffee with snacks and usage of swimming pool and games as mentioned above.


  • 07Aerial Joy Ride in Chennai

    Aerial Joy Ride in Chennai
    • h30 Minutes
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 5690448
    • 20% Off20,000
      16,000
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    The city of Chennai has several splendors that you can enjoy from an aerial view! This weekend, head out for a beautiful and scenic aerial joyride around Chennai in a helicopter or fixed aircraft and get your adventurous photographic friends too! A joy ride above the city or the coast is an unforgettable way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Chennai and its surrounding areas. Enjoy the panoramic views of Chennai and it's coastline from your comfortable armchair in the sky. Enjoy an eagle eye view of Chennai city and its spectacular beaches with your friends in tow and feel like you are in the heavens, literally! 

    The 2 packages you can avail are: 

    1. 30 minutes aerial ride for 2 pax 

    2. 30 minutes aerial ride for 3 pax 

    Activities: Aircraft joy ride over Chennai

    Difficulty Level: Easy

  • 08Bazaar Tour in Chennai

    Bazaar Tour in Chennai
    • h2 Hoursh30 Minutes
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Lakshmi
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      Lakshmi
    • 33% Off1,500
      995
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    Experience the true essence of colourful streets and bazaars with a fun and engaging bazaar tour of Chennai! Crowded markets, narrow lanes, chaotic traffic, noisy hawkers, majestic buildings, fascinating history, vivid colours, and mesmerizing images, all to fill your head and camera lens. A pulse of any city is in its markets. Join an enthusiastic team of market lovers as they take you through one such market place in Chennai; to streets teeming with life and spilling over with colour, noise, and exuberance. A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you won’t forget. From being called Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market, this place has seen it all. Join in an exciting tour and spend a fun day out with your friends or family.

    The packages you can avail are: 

    Package 1: This tour will be confirmed only if a minimum group size is reached by the tour date. Bottled water is included. 

    Package 2: Private tour for a group of 6 people. This will be an exclusive tour for your group. Bottled water is  included.

    Transportation Types: By foot and auto rickshaws. 

    Activities: Visit to Black town and George Town and a chance to buy products such as assorted nuts, peacock feathers, and aromatic spices. 

  • 09British Blueprints Trail in Chennai

    British Blueprints Trail in Chennai
    • h3 Hours
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Lakshmi
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      Lakshmi
    • 6% Off3,500
      3,278
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    How well do you know Chennai’s rich history? This weekend, grab your chance to go on a British Blueprints Trail with a group of history enthusiasts and capture some amazing sights of this bustling city. The British left behind a rich legacy, from their language, their bureaucracy, their education system, and their buildings. Take a peek into colonial Madras, where Hindu Gods sit under Muslim domes, where stained glass reflects Kerala-style roofs, and majestic Greek columns stand next to sleek Art Deco edifices.Each building is a time capsule which reveals the hopes, fears, and ideas of its creators, as well as the history of this ever-vibrant city. 

    The experience you can avail is: Exclusive private tour for a group of 6 people. Bottled water is included. Tempo Traveller (suitable for groups of 4-10 people).

    Transportation Types: Air conditioned coach.

    Activities: Visit a potter’s village. See how a whole village has hit pay dirt and listen to stories of creators, both mortal and immortal.

  • 10Country Roads Trail in Chennai

    Country Roads Trail in Chennai
    • d1 Day
    • lChennai
    • NNNNN1 review
    • Lakshmi
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      Lakshmi
    • 7% Off7,000
      6,500
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    There are songs that praise the Chennai countryside, so why not pay a visit to the rich paddy fields and rural lands of Chennai for an experience you will never forget! Join an excited group of travellers as they take you away from the city to a world of green quilted paddy fields, ancient village temples and sacred groves. Hear the noise and chaos of the city magically transform into the sublime serenity of green fields. Spend time in a farmer’s house enjoying village hospitality. Visit his paddy fields and learn techniques of organic farming. Your tour will begin around 07:30 AM and end around 04:00 PM in the evening,

    Package 1: Exclusive private tour for a group of 6 people. Bottled water, lunch and refreshments will be included. Availability of tempo traveller (suitable for groups of 4-10 PAX)

     Meal Types: Lunch and refreshments

    Transportation Types: Air conditioned coach

    Activities: Rural tour of Chennai’s countryside