Explore the antiquity of Chennai
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Excursions & day trips

Explore the antiquity of Chennai

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 6 hours to 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See Fort St. George and Kapaleeshwarar Temple
  • Visit one of India's finest museums, Government Museum and Art Gallery
  • Enjoy the sunset at Marina beach
What to expect

Once you get picked up from the hotel, your first destination for the day would be Fort St. George which is home to quite a few other architectural gems of the era, such as St. Mary’s Church and Wellesley House. Your next destination is the mesmerizing San Thome Cathedral; built way back in the 16th century, by the Portuguese. After feasting your eyes upon the architectural brilliance of the colonial power, prepare for a change of scenery, as you proceed to the highly revered Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

Then, you will also visit the famous Government Museum and Art Gallery, which is considered to be one of India’s finest museums. It’s a treasure trove of priceless historical articles, especially bronze artifacts. Cap off the day with a visit to the unforgettable Marina Beach in the evening. While here, you will also get the chance to feast your eyes upon the beautiful sunset at Marina beach. Finally, it will be time to head back to your hotel.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Air-conditioned transport
    • English speaking local guide
    • Monument entrance fee
    What's not included
    • Tips
    Reduced price
    • Child (6-11 years)
    Where

    Pick-up from your hotel in Chennai. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • Children below 6 years old are not allowed to join this tour
    • Comfortable clothing is suggested
    • Bring your own water bottle, sunglasses, and caps
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Daily
    • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
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    Provider
    Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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