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Cultural Walk of Chennai

 Chennai    2 Hours 20 people interested today
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2 Hours
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1 to 8 people
English & Hindi
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Trip Overview

Experience authentic Chennai on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our fun and entertaining storytellers.

Highlights

  • Visit the must-visit attractions of Chennai like Santhome Cathedral, Vivekananda house and Marina beach. 
  • Discover the historical facts and cultural significance of the city. 
  • Stroll the lanes with an experienced guide. 

 

Detailed Overview

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is one of the gateways of South India and is a thriving city with an active art and culture community. Chennai is an important metropolitan city and capital of Tamil Nadu state of India and is very well connected with other cities in India as well as with several countries. This walking tour will give you a great induction of the city, its history, its vibrant culture, and its people with lots of wonderful stories about the city, fun facts and must do things in the city.

 

Itinerary

  • You are requested to report at the entrance of Kapaleeswara temple by 9:00 AM or 5:00 PM as per the time chosen.
  • Meet the guide here and have a quick introduction session and start the tour.
  • In this tour, you will be visiting the following places:
  • Kapaleeswarar temple: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the ancient temples built in 7th century CE and which follows Dravidian architecture. 
  • Jama Mosque: One of the majestic mosques in India. 
  • Santhome Cathedral: It was built by Portuguese explorers over the tomb of Saint Thomas, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. 
  • Stroll the old lanes, winding streets and the Academy of Western music.
  • Lighthouse: This lighthouse is facing the Bay of Bengal and one can witness the best view of the beach from it. 
  • Marina Beach: One of the most popular beaches in Chennai.
  • Kamarajar Statue, who was a leader of INC and Mahatma Gandhi Statue. 
  • Vivekananda house and museum: This was known as Icehouse and is said that Swami Vivekananda stayed at this place after attending the conference at Chicago.
  • Your tour will come to an end here at the Vivekananda house and museum.

Basic Details

Start Point
Kapaleeshwarar temple, Chennai
Finish Point
Vivekananda House, Chennai
Start time
9:00 am 5:00 pm
Category
Walking ToursTours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O793A2976

Inclusions

  • Service of a knowledgeable guide.
  • Tour as per the itinerary.
  • Local tips and recommendations.

Exclusions

  • Any hotel pick up or drop off.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions. 
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Important Information

  • The tour involves a moderate amount of walking.
  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Children below 5 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are not charged for the tour.
  • Children aged between 5 to below 12 years will be charged half the adult price.
  • 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 Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 24 hour
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Entrance gate of Kapaleeswara Temple.
  • The local person's contact details will be shared in the booking voucher which is sent via email. 
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