Chennai Best Tours and Activities

Evening at the Beach in Chennai with Private Transport
Evening at the Beach in Chennai with Private Transport
         
Chennai
4-5 hours
from 14 USD
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend an evening at the beautiful Chennai beach of your choice: Marina Beach, Covelong Beach or Elliot Beach. Kick back and relax as you walk along the shore or lounge by the water while enjoying tasty Indian bites from the food stalls. Enjoy fun activities like surfing, spending time at the beach's notable landmarks - like the aquarium and amusement park at Marina Beach - and watching a gorgeous sunset. Convenient round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle is included.
Sightseeing Tour of Madras
Sightseeing Tour of Madras
         
Chennai
4 hours
from 21 USD
Madras, now called Chennai, is the capital of Tamil Nadu and located on the south-eastern coast of South India. Popularly referred to as the Gateway to South India from where a journey into the rich heritage of this part of India can begin, the city is a perfect blend of traditionalism and a bustling cosmopolitan life. The major attraction of Chennai are its sprawling golden beaches, the most popular among them being the picturesque Marina Beach that also boasts of being the second longest beach in the world. This tour will take you to the Kapaleeshwarar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and show you other major at…
Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
         
Chennai
3 hours
from 23 USD
Have you ever wondered why there are so many Gods in India? Or what the stars have to do with your future? As walking through the Mylapore neighborhood in Chennai, explore the fascinating stories hidden from the mundane rituals of daily life, the stories of Gods and demons, and the stories of ancient customs and symbolism. Mylapore is a bustling neighborhood in the heart of Chennai dated the city by at least 2,000 years and has maintained many traditions and arts that Chennai is so famous for.
Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
         
Chennai
2.5 hours
from 23 USD
Visit a bustling market place and streets teeming with life and color in Chennai. Walk through the George Town and discover fascinating stories of the everyday life of local people. From being the Black Town to a vibrant wholesale market, this place has seen it all. Come experience the crowded markets, narrow lanes, fascinating history, and mesmerizing images!
Surfing and Paddle Boarding in Chennai
Surfing and Paddle Boarding in Chennai
         
Chennai
2 hours
from 40 USD
Join us for surfing and paddle boarding at the first accredited surf school in Tamil Nadu, India. We offer international surfing and stand up paddling lessons in India and our objective is to make surfing in India safe and enjoyable. Feel the rush of adrenalin at the comfort of surfing with the experts.
Historical Tour to Mahabalipuram Cave Temples
Historical Tour to Mahabalipuram Cave Temples
         
Chennai
8 hours
from 45 USD
Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its brilliant rock-cut temples. Built by the Pallava rulers in the 7th century, the complex comprises of cave-temples and monolithic rathas (chariots). The primary attraction in the temple complex is the Shore Temple described by Percy Brown as 'a landmark by day and a beacon by night. Designed to catch the first rays of the rising sun and to illuminate the waters after dark, the temple ended up with an unusual lay-out. As the main shrine faces the sea on the east, the gateway, the fore court and the assembly hall of the Shore Temple …
Private Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple
Private Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple
         
Chennai
4 hours
from 48 USD
See Chennai's historical and architectural gems on this half-day private sightseeing tour. Visit Fort St George, the first English fortress in India, and browse interesting art collections and exhibits at the Government Museum, which houses the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside of Europe. Learn about the Dravidian architecture of Kapaleeshwar Temple, built in the 7th century, and enjoy scenic views of Chennai on a drive along Marina Beach.
Private Chennai City Tour of Museum, Art Gallery, Temple Kalakshetra and Beach
Private Chennai City Tour of Museum, Art Gallery, Temple Kalakshetra and Beach
         
Chennai
7 hours
from 49 USD
Explore the Chennai city on this day-trip. You will have the chance to visit one of the longest beaches in the world, Marina Beach. You will also catch a glimpse of the Kapeleeshwar temple and Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church and Kalakshetra. After your trip you will be returned to your hotel.
Temple Tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram
Temple Tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram
         
Chennai
10 hours
from 51 USD
Visit two temple cities in Tamil Nadu Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram on this tour. Kanchipuram is one of the seven most-sacred cities for the Hindus as it is a seat of learning set up by the renowned advaita philosopher Shankaracharya. Also called the city of thousand temples, Kanchipuram today has more than 70 ancient temples that continue to impress visitors. The city is also famous for its handloom industry which produces excellent silk. Mahabalipuram is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its brilliant rock-cut temples. Built by the Pallava rulers in the 7th century, the complex comprises of cave-temples and mon…
Private Pondicherry Day Trip from Chennai
Private Pondicherry Day Trip from Chennai
         
Chennai
12-14 hours
from 55 USD
Enjoy a serene escape from metropolitan Chennai on this private day trip to Pondicherry. Discover the region's unique cultural and spiritual heritage with visits to Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the Pondicherry Museum. Your private guide will teach you all about Pondicherry's French colonial influences, which are still apparent in the region's people, language, government and cuisine. Then, in Auroville, a fairly new town with a progressive spiritual community, explore inside the unique domed Matrimandir temple.
Private Day Trip to Kanchipuram Temple City from Chennai
Private Day Trip to Kanchipuram Temple City from Chennai
         
Chennai
8 hours
from 61 USD
Discover a mix of India's religious culture and architectural heritage on this private tour to Kanchipuram, 'The City of Thousand Temples,' from Chennai. With your private guide, visit several historically important temples, including Sri Ekambareswarar Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and learn about the history of Hinduism and the goddess Shiva in India.
Private Chennai Sightseeing Including Fort St George and Government Museum
Private Chennai Sightseeing Including Fort St George and Government Museum
         
Chennai
8 hours
from 64 USD
On this private sightseeing tour of Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, discover the city's architectural diversity with visits to popular landmarks including Fort St George, the Government Museum, the Madras High Court and the Ripon Building. As you explore this bustling metropolis and cultural hub, your private guide will teach you about the fusion of traditional Dravidian (South Indian) styles of architecture with European colonial influences. You'll also discover Chennai's religious diversity while exploring San Thome Cathedral and Kapaleeshwar Temple, and soak in the vibrant beauty of the city with a s…
Private Cultural Trip to Mahabalipuram and Dakshinachitra
Private Cultural Trip to Mahabalipuram and Dakshinachitra
         
Chennai
8 hours
from 74 USD
On this private tour from Chennai, journey back in time to discover traditional South Indian culture through its artistic, architectural and religious heritage. With your private guide, explore a traditional Dravidian (South Indian) village and visit its museum and art workshops to get a unique insight into local customs. Then, after lunch at a local restaurant, discover excellent examples of Dravidian architecture in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Mahabalipuram, featuring countless impressive rock-cut sculptures and temples. Private air-conditioned transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off are incl…
Private Day Tour: Gingee Fort - Troy of the East – from Chennai
Private Day Tour: Gingee Fort - Troy of the East – from Chennai
         
Chennai
10 hours
from 124 USD
Gingee Fort is one of the few forts that still in exist in Tamil Nadu. One of the most impenetrable forts of India, even given the name of 'Troy of the East' by the British. See the hidden fortress which was fought over by many different rulers in history and successfully protected the small town of Gingee from invaders.