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About Chennai

Chennai Holiday Packages

Chennai- a Balance between both heritage and lifestyle. It’s not just a city, but it’s an experience.
With our Chennai tour packages we help you find the beauty of Chennai at its best. Chennai is known for its large and expansive temples. Furthermore, there is more to the city. From historical monuments and places to visit, to the various tastes of the city, there is a lot to do in Chennai to enjoy. What’s more is that the city’s beautiful beaches allow for a relaxing time.

5 Best Places To Visit in Chennai Tour Packages

Chennai is known for its beautiful beaches, Museums, Parks and many historical places all around the city. With our Chennai travel packages, plan your visit to the capital city of Tamil Nadu and add the famous places to visit that suit your schedule and budget. The major tourist attractions in Chennai are the Marina Beach, the Government Museum, the Parthasarathy Temple, the Kapaleswaraar Temple, the San Thome Cathedral, and many more. There are also several other attractions in the surroundings of Chennai like the Elliot Beach, the VGP Golden Beach, the Mahabalipuram, Pulicat Lake, Muttukadu to just name a few. Moreover, Kanchipuram, the prominent historical and pilgrimage town is located close to Chennai. Your trip will definitely be one of those trips which you would not want to come to an end as you visit some of the most historically significant as well as eye-catching attractions of this place with our Chennai packages.

1. Marina Beach

What’s Special: Shimmering white sand

Nearby Attractions: San Thome Cathedral Basilica, Vivekananda House, Arulmigu Parthasarathyswamy, Government Museum Chennai, Fort St. George Museum, Connemara Library, Valluvar Kottam, G.U Pope Statue, M.G.R Memorial, Victory War Memorial.

Timings: All-day

Major Attractions: N/A

Distance From City: 18.6 kms

Transportation Option: Cabs, buses

Marina Beach in Chennai is famous for shimmering white sand and its long stretched coastline. Due to the scenic beauty of this destination, numerous tourists are seen on the beaches. The beach also houses an aquarium that preserves rare and endangered marine species attracts tourist attention on a daily basis. Visit the beach in the morning and enjoy the cool breeze and a stunning sunrise while on a trip to Chennai.

2. Breezy Beach

What’s Special: Serene and tranquil surroundings

Nearby Attractions: Elliot’s Beach, MGR Film City, Marundeeswarar Temple, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Santhome Cathedral Basilica, Akkarai Beach, Marina Beach

Timings: All day

Major Attractions: N/A

Distance From City: 14 km

Transportation Option: Private cabs, buses, trains

Visit the Breezy Beach in Chennai, located in serene and tranquil surroundings to make your memories delightful for a lifetime. One can plan a visit with friends and family to get the best of this trip. The beach is not much visited by tourists, so it remains unspoiled and you will also get to spend some quality time with your dear ones without getting disturbed by the hustles of city life. There are many restaurants on the beach selling delicious South Indian cuisine.

3. Marundeeswarar Temple

What’s Special: Dravidian architecture

Nearby Attractions: Marina Beach, MGR Film City, Breezy Beach, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Valluvar Kottam, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Kolli Hills, Elliot’s Beach, ISKCON, Vivekananda House, Akkarai Beach, Santhome Cathedral Basilica

Timings: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Major Attractions: N/A

Distance From City: 14.5 km

Transportation Option: Cabs

Marundeeswarar Temple in Chennai is popular for its Dravidian architecture. The temple is visited a lot by worshippers who are facing diseases and various health problems. It is believed that Valmiki visited the temple to worship Lord Shiva in Marundeeswarar Temple.

4. Arignar Anna Zoological Park

What’s Special: Wide range of flora and fauna

Nearby Attractions: ISKCON Temple, Anjaneyar Temple, Kishkinta Theme Park, Marina Beach, MGR Film City, Breezy Beach, Vivekananda House, Akkarai Beach, Santhome Cathedral Basilica

Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Major Attractions: N/A

Distance From City: 15.4 km

Transportation Option: Cabs, buses

Arignar Anna Zoological Park is popular for its wide variety of flora and fauna. The place is also a famous picnic spot for kids, who enjoy watching exotic animals in the zoo, which is spread in an area of 1260 acres. One can see more than 138 species of animals and the most famous are lions, tigers, Himalayan brown bears, king cobra, python, viper, and many more.

5. Kolli Hills

What’s Special: Natural beauty, stunning landscapes, waterfalls, viewpoints, caves.

Nearby Attractions: Arapaleeswarar Temple, Botanical Garden, Tampcol Medicinal Farm, Agaya Gangai Waterfalls, Vasalurpathy Boat House, The Siddhar Caves

Timings: All Day

Major Attractions: N/A

Distance From City: 338 km

Transportation Option: Cabs, buses, trains

Kolli Hills is one of the best places to see in Tamil Nadu and you can plan to visit the most popular spots. Visit the hills which have a height of around 1000 to 1300 meters. The lush green surroundings and great weather attracts many tourists to Kolli Hills. There are many activities one can try near the hills, such as trekking to Gangai Waterfalls, taking a boat ride at Vasalurpathy boathouse and exploring Siddhar caves.

Best Time To Visit Chennai

Winter Season

During the months ranging from November to February constitutes the winter season in Chennai. It is considered the best time to visit the city of Chennai. The temperatures range between 20 and 25 degrees unlike during summers where it almost soars up to 40 degrees. This time period also happens to celebrate the festival called Pongal celebrated during the month of January.

Summer Season

Summer Season begins in the month of March and remains till June. The weather during these months ramins hot and humid. Sightseeing during the day becomes difficult owing to the scorching heat. Though the weather in the morning and evening remains bit cool and one can go out and explore beautiful places in Chennai.

Monsoon Season

Monsoon starts in July and stays till September. The city receives heavy to moderate rainfall and sightseeing during these months becomes difficult. However, the city looks clean and more refreshed after the recent rainfalls.

How To Reach Chennai?

By Air

Chennai International Airport, the third biggest airport in India is just 7 kilometres away from the main city. Among the two terminals, most of the domestic and international airlines operate direct flights from the terminal called Anna International Airport which is well-connected to all major cities of the world. Domestic airlines are operated on a regular basis at the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal, situated 150 meters away from the international airport.

By Bus

Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminal is known as one of Asia’s largest bus stations. In Chennai, there are around seven state-owned companies that run buses from and to different cities in South India. These seven state-owned bus terminals connect different cities such as Pondicherry, Tirupati, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore and others. You will have the option to choose from Hi-tech, deluxe, semi-deluxe, rajahamsa executive and sleeper buses.

By Train

Chennai has three major railway stations namely Chennai Egmore, 2 km away from the city, Chennai Central and Tambaram through which the trains are well-connected to different suburban areas of Chennai. There are many super fast express trains that run on a regular basis and are connected to the major cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata.


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Chennai Tour Package 3 Nights / 4 Days ₹0/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Madurai Rameswaram Kanyakumari & Chennai Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹28000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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Chennai Tour Package 2 Nights Chennai 1 Night Tirupati

4 Days & 3 Nights

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Madurai Rameswaram Kanyakumari & Chennai Tour Package 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Kanyakumari | 2 Night Chennai

6 Days & 5 Nights

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