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Chennai Heritage Odyssey: Icons of the Past

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8 hrs


Up to 15 days

Group Size

10 people




Explore the rich tapestry of Chennai’s history on the “Chennai Heritage Odyssey: Icons of the Past” tour. Immerse yourself in the colonial grandeur of Fort St. George, the first British establishment in India. Visit the divine Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple to experience the spiritual essence of the city. Wander through the botanical beauty of Semmozhi Poonga, and soak in the sea breeze at the expansive Marina Beach. This journey through time showcases Chennai’s iconic landmarks and cultural heritage.

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  • Step back in time at Fort St. George, the historic British fort and the birthplace of modern Indian Army.
  • Discover the spiritual significance of Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple.
  • Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and rare plant species of Semmozhi Poonga.
  • Explore Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum celebrating South Indian culture.
  • Relax and take in the vastness of Marina Beach, the country's largest urban beach.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 137
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 220
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 357
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 476
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 596
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 733
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 870

What you will do

Indicative Pick Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM

Pick Up from Your Hotel: Our tour begins with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Chennai.

Fort St. George & Museum: Start your day with a visit to Fort St. George, an iconic British-era military fort built in 1640. Explore its historical significance and the Museum within its premises.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple: Immerse yourself in the spiritual vibes of Chennai by visiting the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Witness its intricate Dravidian architecture.

Dakshina Chitra: Discover South India's rich heritage and culture at Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum. Explore traditional arts, crafts, and daily life.

Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple: Dive deeper into spirituality at the Parthasarathy Temple, an ancient Vaishnavite shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Marina Beach: Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the Marina Beach, the second-largest urban beach globally, known for its long coastline and vibrant atmosphere.

Fort St. Thomas: Explore the historical Fort St. Thomas, a colonial-era fort with a church that dates back to the 17th century.

Government Museum and National Art Gallery: Delve into art and history at the Government Museum and National Art Gallery, housing an impressive collection of art, archaeological artifacts, and more.

Vivekananda House: Visit the Vivekananda House, where Swami Vivekananda stayed and delivered his historic Chicago speech.

Drop Off at Your Hotel: After an enriching day of heritage exploration, we'll drop you off back at your hotel in Chennai.


  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).



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