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Chennai Heritage and Cultural Tour


2 Nights / 3 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on a journey through Chennai’s rich heritage and vibrant culture with our Chennai Heritage and Cultural Tour. Explore the historic Fort St. George, a bastion of colonial history housing St. Mary’s Church and a fascinating museum. Discover the intricate architecture of Kapaleeshwarar Temple and the spiritual aura of San Thome Basilica, built atop St. Thomas the Apostle’s tomb. Drive past the iconic Ripon Buildings and Madras High Court, symbols of Chennai’s architectural grandeur. Marvel at the artifacts in the Government Museum and unwind along Marina Beach’s expansive shores. Delve into the religious fervor at Parthasarathy Temple and the intellectual legacy at Valluvar Kottam, concluding with a visit to the Thousand Lights Mosque, steeped in cultural significance. Immerse yourself in Chennai’s diverse heritage on this captivating exploration.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety
  • In-depth cultural experience
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover
  • Most travelers can participate

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Chennai

Arrive in Chennai and transfer from the airport to the hotel; check-in time is 2 PM (early check-in subject to room availability).

Day 2: Chennai

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Fort St. George, the first English fortress in India, housing the St. Mary’s Church and a museum showcasing colonial artifacts. Explore Kapaleeshwarar Temple, a Dravidian-style temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its intricately carved gopuram (tower) and vibrant sculptures. Tour San Thome Basilica, a neo-Gothic church built over the tomb of St. Thomas the Apostle, featuring beautiful stained glass windows and a museum. Drive past the Ripon Buildings, an iconic landmark of Chennai known for its Indo-Saracenic architecture and housing the Chennai Corporation offices. Pass by the Madras High Court, one of the oldest High Courts in India, renowned for its majestic building and significant legal history. Admire the Government Museum, one of the oldest museums in India, with extensive collections of archaeological and numismatic artifacts, as well as Roman antiquities. Stroll along Marina Beach, the longest natural urban beach in India, offering a scenic promenade and a lively atmosphere with street food vendors and local artisans. Discover Parthasarathy Temple, an 8th-century temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, renowned for its ancient architecture and religious significance. Walk around Valluvar Kottam, a monument dedicated to the classical Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar, featuring a 39-meter-high stone chariot and an auditorium. Visit the Thousand Lights Mosque, one of the largest mosques in India, known for its multi-domed structure and the legend of a thousand oil lamps lighting up the mosque.

Day 3: Chennai

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for leisure or optional activities. Check-out from the hotel by 12 PM (late check-out subject to room availability). Transfer to airport for departure.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 2 Nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • 1 Full day city tour with government license English speaking tour guide
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation

3 Star Hotels
Chennai x 2 nights: ZONE By The Park/ Raj Park

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