Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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On this half day tour of Chennai visit the international headquarters of the Theosophical Society and retrace the steps of its founders, Mme. Blavatsky and Col. Olcott. Next visit the campus of the Kalakshetra Foundation and get a glimpse into the traditional art and dance forms of South India. End the tour with a walk on Elliot’s Beach.

• Campus of the Theosophical Society
• Kalakshetra Foundation
• Elliot’s Beach

What's Included

02 bottles of mineral water per person

Bottled water

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Local English speaking guide

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

Food or drink, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Consider wearing comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Theosophical Society timings: 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Children below 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Kalakshetra timings: 08.30 to 11.00 am
  • Not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems.
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Theosophical Society remains closed on Sundays & Public Holidays, while, Kalakshetra remains closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society
You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and driven to the headquarters of the Theosophical society located in Adyar, a suburb of Chennai. The Society was first established in New York but the headquarters were shifted to India after the two founding members, Mme. Blavatsky and Col. Olcott moved to India. Spend some time exploring the sprawling campus of the Society set amidst lush green gardens. The campus has an exceptional library with a very old collection of books.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Kalakshetra Dance School
Next drive to the campus of Kalakshetra Foundation. The Foundation was set up in 1936 for the preservation and teaching of traditional art and dance forms of South India. The sprawling campus is situated by the seashore and has a collection of several very old trees and plants. You can also see music and dance classes in progress.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Elliot's Beach
After the campus visit, drive over to Elliot’s Beach, an exclusive beach of Chennai that has a Church and a modern temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi situated close by.

After finishing your tour, enjoy lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will be driven back to your hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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