Trip to Visit Gingee Fort from Pondicherry

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One of the finest forts in India, it has three different hilltop citadels and a massive boundary of thick walls and cliffs. Owing to its enormous structure the fort is fortified to the extent that Shivaji, the Maratha king, named it as the "most impregnable fortress in India." The British called it the “Troy of the East”.
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Stop At: Gingee Fort, Chidambaram, Villupuram District Thindivanam to Thiruvannamalai Road, 25 km, Gingee India

reach at Gingee Fort after roughly one-hour 30 minutes, explore the massive architecture of three hillocks namely, Krishnagiri to the north side, Rajagiri to the west and Chandrayandurg to the southeast. You need a lot of energy to climb both forts on same day, however you have options to visit in the ground surfaces, there is a seven-storeyed marriage hall, prison cells, granaries, and a temple dedicated to its presiding goddess called Chenjiamman within the intricacies of the fort,

Duration: 3 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Toll Charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Gratuities
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Parking Fees
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Gingee Fort
  • Entrance Fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Tour Guide
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your driver and vehicle details will be sent to you in message (you are requested to please contact your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from car parking area to portico (entrance) at your pick-up time

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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