Trodly App

Book on app to avail discounts

Trodly Logo
  1. Home
  2. India
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Chennai
  5. Kanchipuram Silk Tour From Chennai

Kanchipuram Silk Tour From Chennai

 Chennai    10 Hours 59 people interested today
Instant Confirmation
10 Hours
Private Activity
English, Hindi, Tamil
Add To Wishlist
Response time: 2 - 24 hours

Overview

Take a tour of the establishments of the silk weavers and visit the ancient temples of Kanchipuram.

Highlights

  • See Kanchipuram attractions, starting from Chennai in a private cab.
  • Visit the establishments of silk saree weavers of Kanchipuram and explore the process of saree making.
  • Witness the traditional silk weaving process carried out over generations.
  • Visit Ekambareswarar and Kailasanathar temple of Pallava dynasty built in 600 AD.

 

Detailed Overview

Kanchipuram is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it is located in the banks of Vegavathy river. Kanchipuram has good road and rail connectivity. Kanchipuram was once ruled by the Pallavas and is dotted with ancient Pallava architecture. Silk sarees are a cultural icon in South India. Ranging in length from 6-9 yards, these sarees are worn by women during auspicious occasions like a wedding or a birthday. There are more than 5000 families who are into the business of silk weaving. The sarees are weaved from pure mulberry silk thread.

 

Itinerary

  • At 6:30 am, our tour guide will meet you at your hotel and pick you up.
  • You will be heading towards Kanchipuram, located 75 km away.
  • You will stop on the way for breakfast and reach our destination by 9 am.
  • Silk weaving experience: Kanchipuram is renowned for its magnificent silk sarees.
  • You will be visiting one such weaver, an expert in his craft of making silk sarees and it will be a memorable experience. A traditional loom is an incredible machine used by the silk weavers to magically convert the silk threads into a beautiful Kanchipuram silk saree.
  • Any trip to Kanchipuram is incomplete without shopping for Silk Sarees. The sheer dazzle of an authentic Kanchipuram Silk Saree has a mesmerizing impact on people. So you will be visiting a saree shop too.
  • Pallava temple architecture experience: Kanchipuram was the capital of the medieval South Indian kingdom of Pallavas. The Pallavas were instrumental in the transition from rock-cut architecture to stone temples.
  • You will be visiting Ekambareswarar and Kailasanathar temple of Pallava dynasty to appreciate these architectural wonders built in 600 AD.
  • At 4 pm the journey back to Chennai would take around 2-2.5 hrs. The tour ends after we drop you back to Chennai.

Basic Details

Start Point
Chennai
Finish Point
Chennai
Start time
6:30 am
Category
Cultural & Theme ToursFamily-friendlyTours & Sightseeing
Trip Code
O844A2073

Inclusions

  • Service of a professional guide.
  • Any entrance charges to the monuments.
  • Pick up and drop to hotel.

Exclusions

  • Any food & beverages during the tour.
  • Anything not specified in inclusions.
x

Why book with TRODLY

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Verified customer reviews that help you make the right decision.
  • Qualified operators. All partner operators selected after rigorous system of checks.
  • Free Cancellation on Most Trips
  • Only Best Trips - Our team of travel experts bring uniquely local, safe, and exciting experiences to the community.
  • 100% Secured Payments

Important Info

  • All members are requested to carry one photo ID.
  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Children of 0-2 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are allowed to join for free.
  • Tour involves a moderate amount of walking.
  • The guests are requested to bring the following during the tour - Water bottle, camera and its accessories to you enjoy photography, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella (in case of rainy season or summers).

Cancellation

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

Images

Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

Chennai Hotel/Residence

Show map
Trodly Price Guarantee!
₹ 6250 (Save 28% )
₹ 4500 Per Person
Back Select Your
Pick-Up Time
Adults
(12+ yrs)
₹ 13500
Children
( 2 - 12 yrs)
₹ 2250
Min. participants: 3
Next Available: 16 Dec
Book Now

Similar Exciting Activities

places to see
From  ₹ 4000 10 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 6000 14 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 2500 5 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 4630 8 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 16000 4 Days
places to see
From  ₹ 2130 8 Hours

Also viewed by other travellers

places to see
From  ₹ 4000 10 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 2500 5 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 4000 6 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 4000 8 Hours
Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop