Kanchipuram tour from Chennai covering Temples & Silk Saree Weaving

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is a historic tour going back to the 7th century AD to Kanchipuram which was one of the leading capitals of this part of the world. We will visit 2 remarkable temples to appreciate the architecture wizardry of the Pallavas. Kanchipuram is also famous for its Silk Sarees, so we will meet a Weaver and understand the fine art of making Silk Sarees.

What's Included

Entrance charges

Guide & Cultural evangelist


Pick up and drop to Chennai hotel

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 70

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

We will visit this temple which was built in 7th century AD by Pallava king Narasimhavarman II. the highlights of this temple are the magnificent Vimana and the gopuram over the Sanctum Sanctorum. Along with other sculptures we will appreciate the architectural beauty that flourished in the reign of Pallava Kings.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Ekambareswarar Temple
We will visit magnificent temple built in 600 AD. It has incredibly intricate sculptures etched in stone. The temple has been rebuilt over the times by rebuilt Pallava Kings and later by the Cholas. The 2 remarkable features we will spend time upon are the temple's Raja gopuram which is one of the tallest in South India and the Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, or the "hallway with a thousand pillars", which was built by the Vijayanagar Kings
During the tour we will talk about the legends and lore surrounding the temple including one about how Lord Shiva tested the dedication of his Queen Godess Parvathi.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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