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Chennai Holiday Packages

Overlooking the waves of the Bay of Bengal, Chennai is a leading tourism hotspot of South India and we have the right Chennai Tour Packages for you to get a hang of this place. Be it glistening city lights, rugged ruins of the past, or legendary temples, Chennai is blessed with all. When it comes to art, you just lay back and let Chennai flaunt its artistry that is nothing less than immaculate.

Over the years, this capital city of Tamil Nadu has brought in hi-tech infrastructure that consists of luxury hotels, exquisite restaurants, swanky bars & clubs, bustling shopping malls, and rejuvenating spas. Chennai tour packages are the best way to explore the city and pack the best memories in your bag.

Top 7 Chennai Tour Packages

Tamil Nadu Holiday Packages No. of Nights / Days Price (INR)
Chennai Trichy Tour 6N / 7D 18,600 INR
Covelong & Pondicherry Tour 4N / 5D 12,100 INR
South India Odyssey Trip 8N / 9D Enquire Now
Great India Chennai Tour 4N / 5D Enquire Now
Andaman Tour from Chennai 13N / 14D Enquire Now
6 Days Cordelia Cruise - Chennai Colomba Galler 5N / 6D Enquire Now
Chennai Pondicherry Tour 5N / 6D 15,200 INR

Relax on the golden sands of Marina Beach or Edward Eliot’s Beach. Learn about the magic of science in Birla Planetarium. Places to visit in Chennai can also exhibit architectural brilliance along with spirituality; Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Parthasarthy Temple, San Thome, Ripon Building, Church of Our Lady of Light and Thyagaraja Temple are just few examples.

Further, Chennai tourism also boasts about temples and churches which indeed are of high-reverence across most of India and attract a huge number of pilgrims. When done with sightseeing, refresh yourself with a shopping session. Being a metropolitan city of India, you can find everything here, from pin to sword. Shopping malls or budget shopping in local markets, you’ve got it all.

Key information that can help improve your Chennai travel experience

Places to visit in Chennai

Temples in Chennai Sri Bhaktha Anjaneyaswami Temple, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam, Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Ramakrishna Temple Sri Parthasarathy Temple.
Monuments in Chennai Ripon Building, Valluvar Kottam
Churches and Mosques in Chennai Thousand Lights Mosque, San Thome Cathedral and Basilica.
Museums in Chennai St. George Fort and Museum, Vivekananda House and Museum, Government Museum, Higginbotham’s Museum
National Parks in Chennai Guindy National Park and Snake Park
Popular markets in Chennai Theagaraya Nagar Market, George Town and Burma Bazaar, Pondy Bazaar.
Popular beaches in Chennai Elliot's Beach, Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach, Covelong Beach, Neelankarai Beach.

Temples in Chennai

Chennai is popular for a lot of things and one of them is its “Temples.”  From a list of ancient Dravidian Temples to some significant newer ones, there are a lot of places for the devotees to visit. Chennai houses a lot of temples and here are some of the best amongst them are listed below.

  • Sri Bhaktha Anjaneyaswami Temple
  • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
  • Kapaleeswarar Temple
  • Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam
  • Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple
  • Ramakrishna Temple
  • Sri Parthasarathy Temple

Monuments in Chennai

Chennai has something for everyone and even the history buffs are not left disheartened. For those who find a keen interest in visiting, exploring, and understanding the history of various monuments, Chennai has it for you. The list of monuments in Chennai might not be extensive but the ones it houses are phenomenal and amazing inside out. Here are the places where you will have to head if you wish to explore the best monuments in the city.

  • Ripon Building
  • Valluvar Kottam
     

Churches and Mosques in Chennai

Chennai has some beautifully designed and maintained churches and mosques where you can visit and offer your prayers. Head to these places for the same.

  • Thousand Lights Mosque
  • San Thome Cathedral and Basilica
     

Museums in Chennai

History buffs and explorers are always in a hunt of places where they could understand and get to learn more about the intriguing past of a place. If you too find yourself fancying such places, then heading to the magnificent museums of Chennai will be the right choice for you. Not only do they house a huge number of artifacts and relics from the past, but you can check out a huge collection of books as well. Some of the finest museums in Chennai where you can visit are listed below.

  • St. George Fort and Museum
  • Vivekananda House and Museum
  • Government Museum
  • Higginbotham’s Museum
     

National Parks in Chennai

Wildlife in Chennai is also an integral part of Chennai tourism. A lot of couples, travelers, and families on vacation love visiting wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, reserves, and other such places. Those visitors who wish to do the same while visiting Chennai can head to the Guindy National Park and Snake Park to enjoy.

Popular markets in Chennai

Shopping for clothes, jewelry, and souvenirs is one thing that every traveler loves to do. It not only completes your trip but also gives a chance to relive those memories through those souvenirs. So, if you too think this is a good way of reliving your memories then head to these markets to buy something good.

  • Theagaraya Nagar Market
  • George Town and Burma Bazaar
  • Pondy Bazaar
     

Popular beaches in Chennai

Glittering sand, pristine walk, clean beaches, sunset, sunrise, and a romantic walk; isn’t this how people wonder about a trip to a beach destination? Nonetheless, Chennai does have a few beaches that would bring this dream of yours into reality. Some of the popular beaches in Chennai are listed below.

  • Elliot's Beach
  • Marina Beach
  • Besant Nagar Beach
  • Covelong Beach
  • Neelankarai Beach
     

Best time to visit Chennai

Chennai is located on the east coast of India which is why it enjoys a tropical humid climate throughout the year. Although you will find travelers visiting here throughout the year, yet the best time to visit Chennai is during winters. The weather becomes comfortable and enjoyable during the winter months that makes exploring the city and its gems wonderful.

Best months to visit Chennai- October to March
Best season to visit Chennai -Winter Season

How to reach Chennai

Here is an insight on how to reach Chennai.

By Air:
Chennai being a metropolitan city and an active tourist destination has its airport. If you are traveling to this city, then you will have to get down at the Chennai Airport which is approximately 19 km from the main city.

Nearest Airport: Chennai International Airport
Distance from the city: 19 km

By Rail:
City Central is the nearest railway station to Chennai city and it is mere 900 m from the city center. Which makes railways the best traveling option to the city. You will not have to undergo any hassles and can simply take a walk to your hotel.

Nearest Railways Station: Chennai Central
Distance from the city: 900 m

By Road:
Taking a road trip to Chennai is one of the best ways to visit here. Multiple regular buses and smooth road connectivity with the nearby cities make it easy to travel here. You can prefer this mode of commuting as well.

Best hotels in Chennai

You can find a lot of accommodation options in Chennai from hostels for backpackers to luxury hotels. Chennai is one of the most visited destinations of South India and the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Due to the number of attractions it houses and these reasons, a lot of travelers and devotees visit here each year. Here are some of the best options for you.
 

Name of the hotel Distance from the city Star-property Location
Taj Fisherman’s Cove resort and spa 26.31 km 5-star property Covelong Beach, Kancheepuram Dist., Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Taj Coromandel 8.5 km 5- star property

37 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai

ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel 5 km 5- star property 63 Mount Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Gokulam Park Sabari OMR Hotel In the city 3-star property No-33, IT Expressway, Rajiv Gandhi Road, Navalur, Nr.Chennai Siruseri Sipcot, Chennai
Swarnam Residency In the city 2-star property 22/13 Pallavan St, Chennai, TN


Best restaurants in Chennai

The range of cuisines available in Chennai is huge and blissful. From a list of restaurants offering lip-smacking delicacies, it becomes difficult to decide between vegetarian and non-vegetarian food to pick. To make the list a bit compact and better for you to pick from, here are some of the best restaurants in Chennai.
 

Name of the Restaurant Location of the Restaurant Approximate cost for 2 (Subject to change) Must try dishes
Dakshin Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park, Alwarpet 2500 INR Iyer’s Special, Malai Curry
Madras The Raintree, Teynampet 1800 INR

Chettinad-spiced Crème Brulee, Malabar Parottas 

Eden 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar and Harrisons Hotel, Nungambakkam 750 INR Mushroom Crepe, Corn Florentine
Enté Keralam Poes Garden, Anna Nagar and MRC Garden 750 INR Alleppey Meen Curry, Sambharam
Kumarakom Nungambakkam, Anna Nagar, Velachery, Perungudi and Tharamani 450 INR Beef Fry, Chicken Stew


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Chennai Trichy Tour

6 N / 7 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy

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Jewels of South India Tour

14 N / 15 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Cochin - Ooty - Bandipur - Bangalore - Chennai

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Tamil Nadu Golden Triangle Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram

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Covelong & Pondicherry Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry

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12,100
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South India Temple Tour

5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Sawamimalai - Tanjore

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Chennai with Temple Tour

2 N / 3 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai

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Chennai Pondicherry Tour

5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mamallapooram - Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry

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Tamil Nadu Religious Tour

9 N / 10 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai – Trivandrum - Kanyakumari

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  • Excursion to attraction of Chennai
  • Visit the UNESCO Sites at Mahabalipuram
  • Trip to Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjore
  • Pay homage at Ranganath Temple
  • Tour to famous temples in Trichy
  • Madurai temple tour
  • Holy bath at Dhanushkodi Sea, Rameshwaram
  • Explore the gems of Kanyakumari
  • Witness the tourist spots of Kerala

Great India Chennai Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore

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Golden Triangle of Tamil Nadu

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai

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Tanjore Mararikulam Tour

15 N / 16 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (Thanjavur) - Madurai/Chettinad/Kodaikanal – Munnar - Cochin (Kochi) – Mararikulam - Chennai

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  • Excursion to Chennai
  • Explore monuments of Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy Tanjore city tour
  • Guided tour of Madurai/Chettinad
  • Day trip to Kodaikanal
  • Sightseeing in Munnar
  • Outing to Cochin
  • Cruise on the backwaters

Complete Tamilnadu Tour

13 N / 14 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Andaman Tour from Chennai

13 N / 14 D

Chennai- Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Port Blair - Havelock Island - Chennai

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  • Chennai sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour to Kanchipuram
  • Explore Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy at Pondicherry
  • Visit Thanjavur
  • Excursion to Trichy
  • Delight in Island Hopping
  • Unwind at Havelock Island
  • Enjoy at Radhanagar Beach
  • Visit Mount Harriet

South of Malabar Coast

16 N / 17 D

Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin - Mararikulam - Cochin

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  • Glimpse of culture at Dakshin Chitra
  • Sightseeing in Covelong
  • Bask in French charms of Pondicherry
  • Explore Chidambaram and Kumbakonam
  • Full day excursion to Tanjore
  • Pray at fabled temples of Madurai
  • Awe at Kodaikanal
  • Explore the lure of Munnar
  • Cochin Sightseeing
  • Beach getaway in Mararikulam

Religious Tour of South India

12 N / 13 D

Delhi - Bangalore - Puttaparthi - Tirupati - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum - Delhi

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Mysteries of South India Tour

12 N / 13 D

Chennai - Thanjavur - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kochi

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6 Days Cordelia Cruise - Chennai Colomba Galle

5 N / 6 D

Chennai - At Sea - Colombo - Galle - Trincomalee - Chennai

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Heritage of South India with Wildlife

11 N / 12 D

Chennai – Mysore – Nagarhole National Park – Bekal – Mangalore

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Blissful Kodaikanal Package From Chennai

2 N / 3 D

Chennai - Kodaikanal

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Often, Chennai is known as “Gateway to South India”. The New York Times listed Chennai as one of the “52 places to go around the world”, in a special Issue; it indeed was the only South Asian city that made it to the list. The Lonely Planet too listed this city as one of the “Top 10 cities in the world to visit in the world in 2015”.

We present Chennai Tour Packages that enables travelers to make the best of their trip to Chennai and its neighborhood. Browse through the Chennai Holiday packages and choose the one suit you the best.


FAQs On Chennai Tours

Q: Where is Chennai located in India?

Ans: Chennai is a Metropolitan city located in South of India on eastern coastal belt. It is capital of Tamil Nadu state of India.

Q: How to reach Chennai?

Ans: Chennai is a very easily accessible by Air, Road and Railway.

By Air: Chennai has international airport, known as Chennai International Airport (MAA), which connects to many other countries plus offers very good connections from other Indian city airports. very good connections from other Indian city airports.

By Rail: Chennai houses the Southern railway headquarter thus provide massive connectivity to other Indian cities. In Chennai there are 03 railway stations, the most central is Chennai Egmore& Chennai Central Station. Tambram station is in suburban area of Chennai. Many express trains include Shatabadi Express- super fast day trains operates to & fro Chennai.

By Road: Chennai offers well connected toad network, to other cities of India. The ones you can cover by road on a major touristic routes are Tirupati, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Pondicherry, Velore etc.

Q: Which are the sightseeing places in Chennai?

Ans: Best places to visit in Chennai are Marina Beach, Government Museum, DakshinChitra Museum – a living history museum, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Kapeeleshwar Temple, Royapuram fishing harbour, Santhome cathedral Basilica, Fort St. George, etc.

Q: How is the weather in Chennai?

Ans: Chennai being a coastal city,Chennai remains hot and humid almost throughout the year. The ideal time to visit the city is from October to March when the weather is pleasant.

Q: Is there any night life in Chennai?

Ans: Like other metropolitan cities, you can do club hoping, as city offers you good number of clubs and bars. If you are looking to explore something away from bar crowds, you can visit marina Beach or Besant Nagar beach and enjoy a night stroll before retiring for the day.

Q: Are there any day excursions available from Chennai?

Ans: Yes, from Chennai you can enjoy same day trip while stationed in Chennai to Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram, Vellore, Pondicherry, Tiruvannamalai etc.

Q: Are there any beaches in Chennai?

Ans: Yes there are beaches in Chennai, Marina Beach – fit for strolls and street food, Elliot Beach – fit for sea bathing, Covelong Beach – now converted into a resort by Taj – namely Fisherman’s Cove Resort.

Q: Which is the best place to stay in Chennai?

Ans: You should look for hotels in and around George Town in case you want to stay near to sightseeing places of Chennai. If you want to go for shopping, cinema, gaming arcades, night clubs etc, Thousand Lights is the area for you. If you are in a city only for a connection to flight, there are many good hotels for you near the airports.

Q: Which are things to do in Chennai apart from regular sightseeing?

Ans: If you are in Chennai on a weekday, you can choose to visit Kalakshetra – school of fine Arts. Situated on a 100 acres campus in southern Chennai in a distinctively simple style of architecture, is Kalakshetra Foundation, an important physical and artistic landmark of India. You can take a guide and non-guided tours of the campus at extra cost. You can enjoy a Bharatanatyamclassical dance experience, if you want to know more you can write to us.