Full Day Tour of Chennai with Guide and Lunch

8 hr

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Day Trip

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Take on the complete Chennai day tour, in the company of a cultural evangelist.

Visit an ancient town of Mylapore which used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for gold! Experience mesmerizing rituals inthe 7th century temples of Kapaleeswar.

We also visit  San Thome Basilica to see the relics of St Thomas who came here in AD 50.

The other experience includes  Ramakrishna Math the monastic organization and Fort Saint George which provides...
Take on the complete Chennai day tour, in the company of a cultural evangelist.

Visit an ancient town of Mylapore which used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for gold! Experience mesmerizing rituals inthe 7th century temples of Kapaleeswar.

We also visit  San Thome Basilica to see the relics of St Thomas who came here in AD 50.

The other experience includes  Ramakrishna Math the monastic organization and Fort Saint George which provides a vivid history of how the East India Company came as traders and became the rulers of India.
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Stop At: Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple, Kapaleesvarar, Kesava Perumal Sannathi St, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

We head towards Mylapore an ancient residential neighborhood of Chennai whose history goes back to Roman times when it used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for Gold!

We visit the magnificent Kapaleeshwar temple. Built in the 7th century this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in Dravidian style architecture it has a towering “Gopuram”. Guests can expect a mesmerizing experience of rituals and serenity inside the temple. Our cultural evangelist will demystify the happenings in the temple!


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sri Ramakrishna Math, 31 RK Mutt Rd, Chennai (Madras) India

We visit a unique monastic organization called Ramakrishna Math, dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna the 19th century saint. Guests will get to see the universal temple, the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple, Kapaleesvarar, Kesava Perumal Sannathi St, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

We head towards Mylapore an ancient residential neighborhood of Chennai whose history goes back to Roman times when it used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for Gold!

We visit the magnificent Kapaleeshwar temple. Built in the 7th century this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in Dravidian style architecture it has a towering “Gopuram”. Guests can expect a mesmerizing experience of rituals and serenity inside the temple. Our cultural evangelist will demystify the happenings in the temple!


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sri Ramakrishna Math, 31 RK Mutt Rd, Chennai (Madras) India

We visit a unique monastic organization called Ramakrishna Math, dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna the 19th century saint. Guests will get to see the universal temple, the shrine, a beautiful Mantapam, a multimedia museum and an enchanting library.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Shri Sai Baba Temple, Kapaleeswarar Nagar, Venkatesa Agraharam, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600028, India

This is a temple dedicated to Sai Baba, the great mystic who united Hindus and Muslims and preached about universal love and brotherhood. The temple is built with white marble and has a lamp which has been lit for more than a 100 years

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Santhome Cathedral Basilica, 38, Santhome High Road, Santhome, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

We visit the famous San Thome Basilica, the principal church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore. We can see relics of St Thomas here. It is one of only three churches in the world that has been constructed on the tomb of an apostle. The other two are St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Spain.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort St. George, St. George Street, Chennai (Madras) India

Fort St George is the first English Fortress built in 1644 by the East India Company. We will visit St Mary’s Church, the oldest Anglican Church of India. Our cultural evangelist will take you to a quaint museum rich with relics of the colonial times and retell the story of how the East Indian company morphed from a trading company into the ruler of India!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vivekananda House, Main Road Front Of Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras) India

We will explore the memorial for Swami Vivekananda who was a great philosopher. His speeches at the World’s Parliament of Religions held in September 1893 made him famous as an orator by divine right and as a messenger of Indian wisdom to the western world.
On Mondays it is closed and we will visit the Egmore Museum instead.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Marina Beach Road, Chennai (Madras) 600005 India

Walk on the Marina Beach, sip in the festivity and learn the legacy of the City through its statues. Get to know why a Bull Fight is close to the heart of Chennaites at Jalikattu memorial. Climb an old Light House for an incredible perspective of Chennai!

Duration: 45 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Private car
  • Entry/Admission - Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Vivekananda House
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Fort St. George
  • Entry/Admission - Sri Ramakrishna Math
  • Hotel pick up and drop
  • Entry/Admission - Shri Sai Baba Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Santhome Cathedral Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Marina Beach
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Full time english speaking Guide
Not Included
  • Beverages
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

7:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dress code is conservative, covering knees and shoulders
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.