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Chennai Half Day Guided Sightseeing Tour

 Chennai    5 Hours
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5 Hours
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Trip Overview

Take this half day guided sightseeing tour of Chennai, if you are running short on time or have just come down to explore tourist destinations in and around the city. 

Highlights

  • Explore the prominent places of the city like Marina beach, Vivekananda house and many more.
  • Hassle free trip in a private car. 
  • Company of a knowledgeable guide. 
  • Complimentary snacks during the tour.

 

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. It is also emerging as an IT hub, all adding to the region’s booming economy. Chennai is a heady mix of both traditional and modern outlook. When in Chennai, take a stroll along the Marina Beach, indulge in traditional Tamil cuisine and enjoy a Carnatic music recital or Bharatnatyam performance.

 

Itinerary

  • The driver will receive you from your hotel or residence in Chennai at 9:00 AM.
  • The guide cum host for the tour will meet you here and after a quick introduction, the tour will start.
  • You will be visiting the following places in the course of 4 hours;
  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the ancient temples built in 7th century CE and which follows Dravidian architecture. 
  • Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple: It is an 8th-century temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
  • Marina Beach & Chennai Lighthouse: This lighthouse is facing the Bay of Bengal and one can witness the best view of the beach from it. 
  • Vivekananda House: This was known as Icehouse and is said that Swami Vivekananda stayed at this place after attending the conference at Chicago.
  • Perarignar Anna Memorial: It was built in memory of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu C. N. Annadurai.
  • Dr MGR Memorial and Museum: The memorial is located adjacent to the Anna Memorial and has the highest footfall on the seafront.
  • Madras Museum of human history: A government museum and is the second oldest museums in India.
  • Semmozhi Poonga botanical garden: It is a first botanical garden in the city, opened in 2010.
  • After the visit, you are dropped back to the hotel in Chennai city limits. 

Basic Details

Start Point
Chennai Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Chennai Hotel/Residence
Start time
10:00 am
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O793A3060

Inclusions

  • All transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Driver and fuel charges.
  • All toll and parking charges.
  • Service of a knowledgeable guide.
  • Snacks at a local's shop.
  • Water bottle.

Exclusions

  • Any entrance fees.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • The tour involves a moderate amount of walking, all the guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • The guests may also carry sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Children below 4 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are allowed to join for free.
  • A Sedan can accommodate 3 members only (4 years of age or older).
  • An SUV can accommodate 5 members only (4 years of age or older).
  • Each member must carry a valid photo ID.
  • 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).
  • This is a custom tour, the driver will try to cover all the destinations mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • The tour has a time limit of 5 hours.
  • After 5 hours, additional per hour charges are applicable (to be paid directly to the guide in cash).
  • Rs 1000 per hour is charged for any vehicle (Includes vehicle, fuel, driver and guide charges).

Cancellation Policy

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

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel / Residence in Chennai.
  • The local person's contact details will be shared in the booking voucher which is sent via email. 
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