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Step back in time on a history tour
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Great overview and orientation of the city
9am - You will be picked up from the sea port, your hotel, the airport or your desired location in Chennai to start your full day tour with a professional guide.
9.15am - Visit St. George Fort Museum & St. Mary’s Church St.George Fort Museum located on the banks of Bay of Bengal built by British in 1640 AD. This is the first English fortress in India that houses many important buildings inside the fort including St. Mary's church and a museum. St. Mary's church is also the former Anglican church of India and the Museum exhibits Armory, coins, medals and other artifacts used by the British.
10.45am - Visit The Santhome Cathedral Basilica Church Santhome Church in Chennai is a Roman Cathedral Church built over the Tomb of St. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus. It was built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, and rebuilt again with the status of a cathedral by the British in 1893. The British version still stands today. It was designed in Neo-Gothic style, favored by British architects in the late 19th century.
11.30am - Visit Kapaleeshwarar Temple The peaceful Kapaleeswarar Temple of Chennai is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful temples in Chennai built in the 7th century. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva (The supreme god). The temple is an emblem of Dravidian style of architecture with giant gopuram (tower).
12.30pm - Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant (On your Own expense).
2pm - Visit The Government Museum The Government Museum of Chennai is one of the oldest museum of India. The Museum was originally established in 1851 by Dr. Edward Balfour having various galleries: Archeology, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Numismatics, Anthropology, Chemical Conversation, Children’s Museum, National Art Gallery, and Contemporary Art Gallery. The museum houses one of the finest bronze collections in the world.
3.30pm - Drive pass Central Rilway Station, the main railway terminus in the city of Chennai. Paris Corner, one of the busiest place in chennai which is known for shopper's delight. Chennai High Court, one of the three High Courts in India.
4.30pm - You will be dropped back off at the sea port, your hotel, the airport or your desired location in Chennai.
Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
Professional local tour guide
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
Dress code is smart casual
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for pregnant women
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Not wheelchair accessible
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Sea Port, Hotel or Airport in Chennai
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port