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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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Kodaikanal to Kumbakarai Trek From Chennai Flat 20% Off 2D 1N ₹ 2899 5.0 star View Details
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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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    About the Activity:- Set in an area of cliffs of Granite in the Eastern Ghats of India, Kodaikanal is a famous hill station of Tamil Nadu. Located at a height of about 2,000 m above sea level, Kodaikanal is also the home to this amazing campsite amidst the Pear Orchards....

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    Chennai Cultural Walk Tour Flat 15% off
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    Chennai is a city that requires you to explore below its surface and delve into its distinctive culture. And, if you’re planning to visit this city, then this tour will help you to explore and experience some of the most important places of this beautiful city that are n...

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    About the Activity:- Located about 4700 ft above sea level, this campsite is going to be the best experience you can have near Chennai, right here in the Sherveroy Hills of Tamil Nadu. This campsite finds its home in the tiny hill station of Yercaud, which is an untouche...

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    One Day Trip from Chennai to Kanchipuram Flat 20% off
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    Kanchipuram entices several tourists from across the globe who are interested in Hinduism or just want to enjoy the marvels of South Indian architecture and grandeur. This place can be easily visited on a day trip, but it’s worth seeing some of the temples after dark.Abo...

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    Boating in Pulicat Lake near Chennai
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    Chennai is one of the metro cities of India. The fast lifestyle of Chennai has changed the city to a certain extent, but it still holds its cultural and heritage values. There are various tourist destinations in Chennai. If you go a little far away from the bustling metr...

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    Cultural Sightseeing Tour in Chennai Flat 15% off
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    Chennai City Market Tour Flat 27% off
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    It’s quite true that the exploration of no city is complete without witnessing its shopping culture and when it is Chennai, then this statement holds true for this city. This market tour will take you to the famous street markets of the city where you can learn about the...

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    Marina and Fort St George Tour, Chennai
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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 ...

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    Pub Crawl in Chennai Flat 25% off
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    Get ready to spend some time bar-hopping or exploring a Chennai nightclub and you’ll surely find out what we’re talking about!!About the activityMeet the guide outside at the meeting point. Explore Chennai’s color nightlife in this exciting pub crawl tour that takes you ...

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    Chennai Bazaars Stroll
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    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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    Full Day Chennai Sightseeing Tour
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    With a rich cultural history, Chennai is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South India. Here one can explore museums, temples or savor authentic South Indian delicacies or can take a sunset saunter along a Marina Beach. Now, this city is brimming with many s...

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    Chennai Spiritual Walk Tour Flat 15% off
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    Chennai is a beautiful city in Tamil Nadu and is surely containing places to be explored and enjoyed. From ancient architecture to delicious food, the city will always welcome you without disappointing you in any sense.About the tourStarting Point: Arulmigu Sri Marundees...

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    Religious Tour in Chennai Flat 28% off
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    Explore the cultural and famous temples of the city to enhance your travel experience, this walk is not to be missed if you want to enjoy the religious aspect of Chennai in its true sense. About the tourA professional guide cum storyteller will meet you at the pickup poi...

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    Chennai Half Day Sightseeing Tour with Guide
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    For many visitors, a trip to Chennai means relishing mouth-watering South Indian cuisine, taking a cool dip in the waters of Marina Beach, shopping for Kanchipuram silk sarees. By this amazing tour, you will visit various ancient places, temples that are riddled with his...

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Dhana Guha

16 December 2018

I was tempted to take this package offered by Thrillophilia and it was totally worth the money I paid. The first day was made eventful by different activities planned by them. The most enjoyable was ca...

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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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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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Devdan Mukhopadhyay

10 December 2018

the travel arrangements and tents were done by Thrillophilia and we had a great time on this trip. the water fall surrounded by the forest is beautiful and treat for your eyes. totally worth all your m

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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