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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 which 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.

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, Parthasarathy Temple, San Thome, Ripon Building, Church of Our Lady of Light and Thyagaraja Temple are just a 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.

Explore these famous temples with your family by taking carefully crafted Chennai tour packages for 3 days.

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.

If you'd like to explore these monuments, be sure to include them in your Chennai sightseeing package.

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.

Museums in Chennai

History buffs and explorers are always in a hunt of places where they can 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.

National Parks in Chennai

Wildlife in Chennai is also an integral part of Chennai tourism. A lot of couples, travellers, 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 traveller 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

By taking a Chennai tour package for 2 days, you can explore these well-known markets.

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.

Best Time to Visit Chennai

As Chennai is located on the east coast of India, it enjoys a tropical humid climate all year round. Travelers visit Chennai throughout the year, but winter is the best time to visit. The weather becomes comfortable and enjoyable during the winter months that makes exploring the city and its gems wonderful. Therefore, to get the most out of your trip, you should book a Chennai city tour package during the winter months.

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 travelling 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 travelling 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.

Choose the transport option that works best for you when designing your Chennai tourism package.

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

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”.

So what you are waiting for? Plan your holiday in Chennai and make unforgettable memories with your loved one. With our Chennai Tour Packages, visitors can make the most of their time in Chennai and the surrounding areas. Browse through the Chennai Holiday packages and choose the one that suits you the best.


Best Chennai Tour Packages

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Mysteries of South India Tour

12 N / 13 D

Chennai - Thanjavur - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kochi

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10 Days Tamil Nadu Temple 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

Complete Tamil Nadu Tour

13 N / 14 D

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

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Chennai Pondicherry Tour

5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mamallapooram - Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry

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Chennai Mahabalipuram Trichy Tour

6 N / 7 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy

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Tamil Nadu Golden Triangle Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram

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South India Temple Tour

5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Sawamimalai - Tanjore

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Great India Chennai Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore

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Chennai Mahabalipuram Tour Package

2 N / 3 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai

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Essence of South India

7 N / 8 D

Chennai - Madurai - Thekkady - Periyar - Cochin - Ooty - Mysore - Bangalore

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Andaman Tamil Nadu 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

Covelong & Pondicherry Tour

4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry

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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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16 Days Tamil Nadu Kerala 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

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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Heritage of South India with Wildlife

11 N / 12 D

Chennai – Mysore – Nagarhole National Park – Bekal – Mangalore

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Kodaikanal Package From Chennai

2 N / 3 D

Chennai - Kodaikanal

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6 Days Cordelia Cruise from Chennai to Sri Lanka

5 N / 6 D

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

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16 Days - South India Tour from Chennai

15 N / 16 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Pondicherry - Swami Mailer - Swami Malai - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kodaikanai - Madurai - Kanya Kumari - Kovalam - Periyar - Kottayam - Alleppey - Cochin - Ooty - Coonoor - Chennai

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FAQs about Chennai Tour Packages

Q: How Can I Plan A Tour From Chennai?

Ans: The cultural capital of South India, Chennai is well connected to all the important cities of India. You can arrive in Chennai and book a hotel – finding a stay option is absolutely easy because of the presence of abundant options. 

Q: Which Tour Package Is Best In Chennai?

Ans: All of our Chennai tour packages are excellent, so it's up to you to decide which package is right for you. Check out all our holiday packages and pick the one that suits you best. You can request a customised Chennai tour package from our travel experts if the packages do not meet your needs.

Q: What Is The Best Time To Visit Chennai?

Ans: The best time to visit Chennai is between October to March because the winter season and cool breezes make the city somewhat cool to 20-25 celsius. Otherwise, it's quite hot in Chennai.

Q: Is 2 Days Enough For Chennai?

Ans: In 2 days, you can explore some of the top attractions in Chennai, including Marina beach, Mahabalipuram, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Birla Planetarium, and others.

Q: What Is Famous In Chennai?

Ans: Chennai is famous for its ancient temples with unique architecture, vibrant arts, natural wonders and a robust culinary scene. It is not without reason Chennai is called the cultural capital of South India.

Q: How Can I Spend Three Days In Chennai?

Ans: Three days are more than enough to cover the top attractions in Chennai. You start with Sri Parthasarathi temple and government museum, and go and enjoy the rest of the day at Mariana beach. Next day you go to explore Guindy National Park and Birla Planetarium. You can spend the remaining day heading to Mahabalipuram, which is one of the top attractions close to Chennai.

Q: What Are The Best Places To Visit In Chennai?

Ans: Marina beach, Mahabalipuram, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Birla Planetarium, San Thome Church, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Thousand Lights Mosque, Fort St. George, Connemara Public Library, Guindy National park are some of the best places to visit in Chennai.

Q: How Much Will A Chennai & Pondicherry Package Cost?

Ans: For a 3-day tour package of Chennai & Pondicherry, the package will cost a minimum of INR 15,000. You can contact Indian Holiday if you would like to customize the tour package to best suit your needs.

Q: What Can I Explore In One Day Chennai Trip?

Ans: If you are in Chennai for just one day, you can visit the top tourist attractions like, Marina Beach, Semmozhi Poonga, Valluvar Kottam, Government Museum, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Santhome Cathedral Basilica, and a few more places.  

Q: Are Two Days Enough To Explore Chennai?

Ans: Yes, 2-3 days are good enough to explore the local places in Chennai. However, it might require a few more days if you wish to visit nearby places.  

Q: How to Choose a Perfect Chennai Tour Package?

Ans: To choose the perfect Chennai Tour Package, consider the factors like number of people traveling (including kids and elders), your budget, facilities and the activities that the tour package covers, and whether it is customizable or not.

Q: How Many Days Do You Need To See Chennai?

Ans: A three-day visit to Chennai is sufficient to see all of the city's famous attractions. To fully explore the city, it's recommended to stay here for one week.