Chennai city tour in private car with guide & lunch for a cultural immersion

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Chennai city tour is a cultural immersion in the company of a cultural evangelist and an experience of a lifetime.

Visit the ancient town of Mylapore which used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for gold. Experience mesmerizing rituals in the 7th century temples of Kapaleeswar. Learn the science behind the rituals and role of temple in modern Indian society.

We also visit  San Thome Basilica to see the relics of St Thomas who came here 2000 years ago.

The other experience includes  Ramakrishna Math the monastic organization and Fort Saint George which provides a vivid history of how the East India Company came as traders and became the rulers of India.

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Full time english speaking Guide

Hotel pick up and drop


Private car

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Dress code is conservative, covering knees and shoulders
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Kapaleeshwarar Temple
We head towards Mylapore an ancient residential neighborhood of Chennai whose history goes back to Roman times when it used to trade pepper and fine cloth with Rome for Gold!

We visit the magnificent Kapaleeshwar temple. Built in the 7th century this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in Dravidian style architecture it has a towering “Gopuram”. Guests can expect a mesmerizing experience of rituals and serenity inside the temple. Our cultural evangelist will demystify the happenings in the temple!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sri Ramakrishna Math
We visit a unique monastic organization called Ramakrishna Math, dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna the 19th century saint. Guests will get to see the universal temple, the shrine, a beautiful Mantapam, a multimedia museum and an enchanting library.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

This is a temple dedicated to Sai Baba, the great mystic who united Hindus and Muslims and preached about universal love and brotherhood. The temple is built with white marble and has a lamp which has been lit for more than a 100 years

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Fort St. George
Fort St George is the first English Fortress built in 1644 by the East India Company. We will visit St Mary’s Church, the oldest Anglican Church of India. Our cultural evangelist will take you to a quaint museum rich with relics of the colonial times and retell the story of how the East Indian company morphed from a trading company into the ruler of India!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Vivekananda House
We will explore the memorial for Swami Vivekananda who was a great philosopher. His speeches at the World’s Parliament of Religions held in September 1893 made him famous as an orator by divine right and as a messenger of Indian wisdom to the western world.
On Mondays it is closed.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Marina Beach
Walk on the Marina Beach, sip in the festivity and learn the legacy of the City through its statues. Get to know why a Bull Fight is close to the heart of Chennaites at Jalikattu memorial. Climb an old Light House for an incredible perspective of Chennai! Note the light house is closed in Mondays.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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