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Best Sightseeing Tours in Chennai

Chennai is located in the state of Tamil Nadu in India on the Bay of Bengal. The city was formerly a British military garrison and East India Company trading outpost, when it was called Madras. Chennai is a city adorning a multitude of colours, being a metro city in India, Chennai has moulded itself to a new cosmopolitan layer but has managed to retain its essence. Withe the best sightseeing tours in Chennai, it is all about is beautiful museums and temples, delectable and authentic South Indian delicacies and exploration of the lovely Marina Beach.

 

Chennai is frequented by many tourists throughout the year owing to its moderate sultry climate. Filled with the best sightseeing options in Chennai, the city acts as a gateway city to major tourists places of Rameshwaram or Pondicherry. The Government museum built during the colonial era is well equipped and well known for housing the Bronze Gallery, that contains an envious collection of South Indian bronzes belonging to the 7th Century. The Kapileswara Temple strikes a pretty imposing picture by adorning main architectural elements of a Tamil Nadu temple with a rainbow-coloured gopuram, pillared mandapas and a huge tank, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the state's most popular deity.

 

Chennai also houses beautiful churches, the most notable among them is the SanThome Cathedral which is a Roman Catholic cathedral located near the beach. The church was founded by the Portuguese in 1523, then later was rebuilt by the British in neo-Gothic style and is said to mark the final resting place of St Thomas the Apostle. St George Fort, Kalakshetra Foundation, Theosophical Society, Vivekananda House, Sri Ramakrishna Math and the Book Building are among other major tourist attractions in Chennai.

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  Meesapulimala Trek and Camping Flat 20% Off 2D 1N 6 Hrs ₹ 4150 5.0 star View Details
  Kodaikanal to Kumbakarai Trek From Chennai Flat 20% Off 2D 1N ₹ 3499 5.0 star View Details
  Chennai Bazaars Stroll 3 Hrs ₹ 0 4.0 star View Details
  Marina and Fort St George Tour, Chennai 3 Hrs ₹ 5850 0.0 star View Details
  Havelock Sightseeing Tour: Explore the Majestic Island 5D 4N ₹ 15800 4.0 star View Details
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    Meesapulimala Trek and Camping Flat 20% Off
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    About the Activity: Enthrall in an amazing trek to Meesapulimalai, Munnar with friends and family for a completely unraveling experience like never before. Also considered as the second highest peak in South India – embark on this fun filled-thrilling trekking experie...

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    Kodaikanal to Kumbakarai Trek From Chennai Flat 20% Off
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    About the Activity:Get a chance to explore the beauty of nature with this exciting trekking trip from Kodaikanal to Kumbalkarai.Start your journey after getting picked up from Chennai at about 5 PM on Friday and head out for your trip.Feel the thrill as you take this exc...

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    Chennai Bazaars Stroll
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    Chennai
    h3 Hours

    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 rendezv...

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    Marina and Fort St George Tour, Chennai
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    Chennai
    h3 Hours

    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 ...

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    Port Blair
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Activity:Embark upon a spectacular tour of Havelock Island, one of the most visited but yet unspoiled islands around the world and the favourite among the Andaman Islands.A five day tour of this island makes your holidays cherish-able since it has remarkable tr...

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    About the Activity:Instead of approaching the Elephant Beach in Andaman by boat, here is a twist that offers you more authentic exploration of the region through a guided trekking trip.Begin the activity early morning around 8:00 AM after getting picked up from your hote...

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    About the Activity:A trip for those who are in love with the white sandy beaches and azure oceans around the world is here. A five hour long exploration of two famous beaches on Andaman Islands; Radhanagar and Kala Pathar Beach.At your convenient time, you will be picked...

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    Pondicherry
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Unravel the true essence of Pondicherry as you make your way through the quaint markets, the Indian square and the French square.   The  guided walk of around 3 hours starts at 7am in the morning. You can also select a time according to your prefere...

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  • d7 Days n6 Nights

    About the Activity: Enthrall in this stunning sightseeing tour of Island Triangle, Andaman with family and friends for a truly blissful experience. Enjoy the coastal beauty of this gorgeous island like never before! With your arrival in Port Blair, you will be...

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    Chennai
    h8 Hours

    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 glor...

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    Chennai
    h8 Hours

    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 an...

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    About the Activity: Delight in this wonderful sightseeing trip to Andaman with friends and family for a truly blissful experience. Enjoy the coastal beauty of this gorgeous island like never before! With your arrival in Port Blair, you will be provided with an...

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    Chennai

    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 ci...

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    Chennai
    h3 Hours

    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 bu...

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    Chennai
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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...

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Traveller Tales from Chennai

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Hari Panicker

16 December 2018

This package took us to the unexplored lands of Kotagiri. It was spellbinding. The view was absolutely fantastic. If you are a nature lover, this is it! These guys organized it well for us. The trek wa...

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Tanya Naik

10 December 2018

A bit overpriced. But compared to many other treks I have done, this was really a fresh experience. The beauty of the place is absolutely wonderful. Nature lovers should visit Meesapulimala. The misty ...

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Acharyanandana Guha

16 December 2018

Sea La Vie Resort is a nicely done resort to escape the hustle and bustle of Chennai. I had a peaceful day out here and loved being on the beach. Saw the sunrise which goes down in my mind as one of th...

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Deepesh Mehrotra

10 December 2018

Good one. Very close to nature camping site. Liked it very much. Unique tents with hygienic bathrooms. Nice local food. Lots of activities. Funfilled evening. Great group of people. Thrillophilia repre...

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Aslesha Desai

10 December 2018

me and my friends went for this camp on hilltop in Yercaud and it was such a memorable experience. the travel was comfortable and our driver, Bhima was very kind and polite. the tents were comfortable ...

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Anusuya Mehrotra

10 December 2018

Both trekking and camping went well. Ideal for group trips. The waterfalls were extremely beautiful. Weather was in favour of us throughout the trip. Thanks to the guides for their full support. Well m...

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Aryan Agarwal

10 December 2018

we had our bookings done by thrillophilia at the last moments but they were so great with us. the arrangements were perfect for the last minute call. the location is beautiful with clean beach and lots

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Dhara Kocchar

10 December 2018

This package by Thrillophilia is a perfect combination of sightseeing and adventure. Though I did not enjoy the sightseeing part very much, trekking through the dense forests was really Thrilling. A go

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Budhil Sethi

10 December 2018

Initially had some issues connecting with Thrillophilia team but then everything went well and the representative Sanjay ensured that I and my husband had a seamless experience there. A very nice place