Varied districts & cosmopolitan heritage in the tropics
Slice of the British Empire in Fort St George
Archaeological collection in the Government Museum
Lovely coastline & elegant promenade of Marina Beach
Mylapore's colourful Hindu temples & Roman Catholic Basilica
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Chennai
Roundtrip transport to and from your Chennai hotel via air-conditioned vehicle
02 Bottles of packed water(300ml each) per person
All Presently applicable taxes
All service taxes
Know Before You Book
Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.
Maximum vehicle size is 6 passengers.
Hotel pick-up is included from Chennai city centre hotels. if your hotel falls outside this area you may need to pay a supplement for hotel pick-up. You will be informed of any supplement when you call to confirm your reservation after booking.
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
What you can expect
Embark on a private tour to discover the sights of Tamil Nadu's capital. Visit the former British stronghold of Fort St George and see the world-famous collection at the Government Museum. Witness the vibrant Marina Beach and see the graceful San Thome Basilica, built by Portuguese settlers.
Regarded as the keeper of South Indian traditions, Chennai is a laid-back city on the Bay of Bengal. Joining a knowledgeable guide, discover what locals love so much about their tropical home town. Your adventure starts at Fort St George, a local hub due to its historic influence. Funded by the powerful East India Company, it includes an Anglican church and European-style buildings.
The large Government Museum is renowned for its excellent archaeological collection. Marvel at the ancient artefacts in the well-presented halls and stroll through the leafy garden to see the precious red sandstone building of the National Art Gallery.
Old and young come together to enjoy the seaside at vibrant Marina Beach. You arrive at the Mylapore district, the oldest residential section of Chennai, and home to several colourful Tamil Hindu temples. Stand awe-struck in front of the soaring Roman Catholic San Thome Basilica, funded in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, before your air-conditioned vehicle whisks you back to your hotel's doorstep.