Thiruvannamalai Day Tour from Chennai
Take a day tour from Chennai to visit one of the spectacular temples dedicated to Shiva and caves of Thiruvannamalai.
- Visit Annamalaigar temple and witness the magnificent temple complex.
- Witness the intricately carved gopurams of the temple.
- Visit the caves where the sage Ramana Maharshi lived for years.
- Company of an experienced chauffeur and service of a well-maintained car.
A town that offers a significant history adorned in its countless temples and ashrams, Thiruvannamalai is where Hindu Mythology takes the form of stunning architecture. In ancient times, the term “Annamalai” meant an inaccessible mountain. The word “Thiru” was prefixed to signify its greatness, and coupled with the two terms, it is called Tiruvannamalai.
- The driver will pick you from the hotel/residence in the Chennai city limits at the time slot selected (we recommend you to start early).
- You will be driven towards Thiruvannamalai which is about 200 KM away from Chennai and it might take you approximately 4 hours to reach.
- Upon your arrival in Thiruvannamalai, you can visit the following suggested places:
- Annamalaiyar temple: A temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at the base of Annamalai hills and it is known for beauty and elegance.
- Ramana Ashram: It is an ashram which was home to modern sage Ramana Maharshi and his samadhi shrine continues to attract devotees from all over the world
- Skandashram: This is a cave where Ramana Maharshi spent his time in Thiruvannamalai
- Virupaksha Cave: This cave is seemed to be named after the renowned 13th-century saint named Virupaksha Deva, who apparently spent most of his life here.
- After completion of the tour, you will be driven back to Chennai and then dropped back to your hotel/residence in Chennai.
- This is not a guided tour, the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
- This is an outstation tour hence the vehicle can not be used for the local city tour.
- Hotel pickup and drop (within city limits).
- Charges for the private air-conditioned cab.
- The driver and fuel charges.
- 500 KM of usage (Extra kilometre charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details).
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We have two options Sedans & bigger SUVs. In Sedans we provide Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios mostly, sometimes it could be Nissan Sunny. In SUVs we provide Toyotta Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga. You can request a particular model while booking in \'Special Request\' and we try to provide it however you can not pick and choose exact car models. We operate only AC vehicles and hatchbacks are not available.
Yes, all sightseeing tours need to be booked in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest booking early to guarantee your desired tour day. Bookings are completely online and you can book on Website or Mobile app.
The itinerary mentioned on these private tours are a suggestion for your destination. You are free to skip or add other points. Let your personal driver know if you want to visit other places.
As this is a private tour, you are free to spend as much time you seem fit on each attraction. Some landmarks are more time-consuming than others and you can decide where to spend how much time. Just keep in mind the hourly usage included in your Tour, extra charges would apply if that limit is exceeded. Also night charges apply if you cross night time, please check Inclusions/Exclusions/Important Info for details.
You need to book online from this page. We accept only online bookings. Booking is confirmed instantly through SMS and Email. Driver & Cab details are sent on SMS/Email 3-6 hours before pick-up time.
No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.
If you wish to have an English driver who would drive you around the tour or drop you from one place to another, please mention the same in the Special Request section while booking. Any request would be taken into consideration and we will try arranging the same, although it\'s not a 100% Guarantee.
No these are purely sightseeing tours and we do not do provide stay/accommodation or do Hotel bookings on for you as part of these tours. For Multi-day sightseeing tours, you need to book your hotels yourself.
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₹ 5500 Per Vehicle
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