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The tour was on time and the guide was very helpful. I felt like I was able to see the major landmarks in the city and I had enough time at each of them. I think if you've only got one day in Chennai and you'd like to have a good introduction to the city, you should take this tour.
Chennai is full of old heritage buildings, from ancient Pallava-era temples to colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule. This tour takes you to some of the most interesting structures, from the 7th-century Kapaleeswarar Temple to the 20th-century Ripon Building, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
the tour is perfect a day trip to Mahabalipuram, its well planned and just the right duration. the driver was polite and helpful, although he was not an official guide, but he was knowledgeable and helped me understand the history of each site.
Our driver was extremely helpful and sincere in showing us the site and went to great lengths to ensure the visit went as smoothly as possible. Hard to find this level of customer service and honesty in a place like India— and Uvamai was a real good find.
Mahabalipuram is an ancient port town known for its 6th-century rock-cut temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore exquisite stone statues on this exclusive city tour, which gives an in-depth overview of sites like the famous Five Rathas, a set of Dravidian rock temples, and the Sea Shore Temple, an 8th-century granite shrine facing the Bay of Bengal. Round out the day with visits to DakshinaChitra, a “living museum” dedicated to showcasing South Indian culture, and the Madras Crocodile Bank.
Chennai is home to some of India's most beautiful examples of Dravidian temple architecture, and you'll get to see some of the city's finest with this tour of sacred and religious sites. Highlights include the Kapaleeshwarar Temple (Mylapore), which dates back some 300 years and the even older Sri Parthasarathy Temple (Triplicane), which was first established way back in the 8th century.
Expore the Pallavas Grand architectural masterpiece on this full day tour from Chennai. Kanchipuram is a spectacular temple city known as city of thousand temples which reflects the Glorious Traditions of South India with its noted temples. Then experience UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mahabalipuram group of Monuments, which was carved out of rock along the Coromandel Coast in the 7th and 8th centuries rathas (temples in the form of chariots), mandapas (cave sanctuaries), giant open-air reliefs such as the famous Descent of the Ganges, and the Shore Temple, with thousands of sculptures to the glory of Shiva
Travel by private, climate-controlled vehicle to Mahabalipuram, the seaside Tamil Nadu city famous for its UNESCO-listed rock-cut caves and monuments. See impressive, three-dimensional illustrations of the Mahabharata—India’s national epic—cut from colossal stones, and marvel at the ancient coastal Shore Temple. Tours include complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
Get to know one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage centers and oldest Indian cities, Kanchipuram, on this private tour from Chennai. Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace with a guide dedicated just to you and your private party. Learn about the history, culture, and architecture of the ancient city and visit some of the saree-weavers that give Kanchipuram the name "Silk City."
Kanchipuram, known as the “City of a Thousand Temples,” is one of India’s seven holy cities. Visit five different temples on this convenient day trip from Chennai, which includes round-trip transportation in a comfortable, private vehicle. Get a peek at local masterpieces, including a thousand-pillared sculpted hall and buildings from the Pallava and Vijayanagar dynasties, all in one whirlwind visit.
Visit the Arignar Anna Zoological Parkon a private full-day tour from Chennai. The zoo is home to about 170 species of mammals, reptiles and birds, along with a variety of plant life, including rare species including the Bengal tiger, white tiger, European brown bear, and Muscovy duck. This private tour makes it easy to take in one of the largest zoos in South Asia, and includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
Visit Chennai's top five shopping destinations on this private half-day tour with a dedicated guide. Get advice on where to find the best deals and how to bargain effectively for items you want from a private guide. Visit Express Avenue Mall, Phoenix Market City, and The Forum Vijaya Mall with private round-trip transportation.
Customize your experience in Chennai, which is located on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, on this all-day private tour. Whether you’re entertaining business clients and traveling for pleasure, plan the tour based on your interests. The itinerary can include stops at temples, churches, museums, shopping spots, restaurants, and other tourist attractions.
Visit some of Chennai's best local shopping spots on this half-day tour. With a guide to show you the best stores for local goods and give you tips on how to bargain, you can walk away with the best possible souvenirs from your trip. This private tour gives the benefit of personalized attention and the ability to peruse the offerings at your own pace.
Visit one of India’s most impressive, contemporary-built temples on this full-day tour of Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple, with round-trip transportation from Chennai. Explore a unique architectural wonder, landscaped in the shape of a five-pointed star and covered in real gold foil. Tours include hotel pickup and drop-off, plus stops at Jalakandeswarar Temple and Vellore Fort.
If you are loaded with luggage and want door-to-door transfer service from your Coimbatore hotel to Coimbatore Airport (Airport Code: CJB) then, book Airport Transfer Service with us. we provides the outstanding taxi service without any chaos at economical prices.
We welcomes you to one of the largest Cities of Tamil Nadu, with their private Airport Transfer services from the Coimbatore Airport (Airport Code: CJB) to Coimbatore hotel. Our reliable taxi service appeases you due to its ease, economical, and comfortable deportation.
Marudamalai Subramaniyaswami Temple considered as the Seventh House of Lord Murugan,
Pateeswarar Temple is associated with Lord Shiva, he known as ‘Patteeswarar’, he is the presiding deity of this temple together with his consort Parvati, who is known as ‘Pachainayaki’. The deity is believed to be ‘Swayambu Lingam’ (self emerged),
Lord Vinayaga symbolises Ohm Pranav manthara is a presiding deity of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple,
The Koniyamman temple situated in the heart of the city, is built by a leader of a small cult Known as ‘IRULAS’ Six hundred years ago. The small village was also named as ‘COVANPUTHUR’ after the leader of this group. Whose name was ‘COVAN’ According to the ‘Cholan Poorva Pattayam’ in the Madras oriental Manuscript library.
Escape the urban bustle of Chennai and head out to Vedanthangal, a serene bird sanctuary that attracts migratory birds ranging from blue-winged teal to common sandpiper. With this day trip, you'll get round-trip transportation from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and the flexibility to leave early or stay a few hours.
Have time to take in the top attractions of Pondicherry and Mahabalipuram on a 2-day tour from Chennai. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Monuments of Mahabalipuram to see ancient rock-cut temples and carvings, then continue for an overnight in Pondicherry. On day two, your guide takes you to Auroville, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, and other landmarks, before your evening return to Chennai. Includes 4-star hotel accommodation with breakfast, and round-trip transportation.
India is the birthplace of yoga and with this tour, you'll get the chance to learn a bit more about the ancient tradition in an authentic, reverent setting. This trip includes a meditation session in the Dhyanalinga Temple as well as a visit to the Adiyoga Shiva Yoga Statue, a 500-metric-ton statue of the Hindu lord Shiva.
Craft aficionados—and souvenir hunters of all stripes—will appreciate this three-for-one shopping trip to Chennai’s finest government-run artisan emporiums. Shop for regional art objects at Poompuhar, browse iconic khadi, or homespun cotton, garments at Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, and get your silk sari fix at Thillaiyadi Valliammai Silk Palace. Tours include private pick-up and drop-off from your Chennai hotel in a chauffeured vehicle.
Experience India through its arts and culture against the backdrop of the Geminids Meteor shower at Chitth Unplugged. You'll not only get to hear live music under the stars, but you'll also get the chance to explore the jungle, take an art workshop, and learn about night photography. Best of all, you won't need to worry about accommodation: tents with sleeping bags and meals are provided.
Visit the Gedee Car Museum in Coimbatore. The museum has a display of over 70 vintage automobiles that showcase the evolutionary trends of the automobile industry. The museum was founded by G.D. Naidu, an industrialist and philanthropist, who is also referred to as the Edison of India. Great care has been taken in displaying the automobiles so that the visitor gets an idea of the technological innovations that have taken place over the years as well as the people behind them.
• The first automobile of the world, the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen
• The first mass-produced car of the world, the 1908 Ford T
• Rolls Royce 20 owned by the Maharaja of Mysore
Re - Search more when you're in Chennai at India's most prestigious libraries, These below libraries has huge collection of knowledgeable resources from centuries old to till date.
• Connemara Public Library
• The Madras Literary Society
• The Anna Centenary Library