Private Full-Day Sightseeing: Temple, Beaches and Markets of Chennai

Destinations Covered: Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Church, Marina Beach, Government Museum, Koyambedu Market and Evening Walking Tour
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Departure Point: Your staying hotel in Chennai
Overview:
Cherish on a private day trip to : Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Church, Marina Beach, Government Museum, Koyambedu Market and Evening Walking Tour which is a perfect blend of South Indian Culture, Religion and Lifestyle.
Highlights:
  • Visit the beautiful Kapaleeshwar Temple built around 7th Century CE. Major highlights of the temple are the two towering and elaborately decorated gopuram (gateway entrances). The almost 131-foot-tall (40-meter) east gopuram is the most striking and a fine display of Dravidian architecture.
  • Next up, visit the Santhome Church, this church is one of the only three known churches in the world built over the tomb of an apostle of Jesus, the other two being St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Galicia, Spain.
  • Chill out along the coast of Marina Beach, world's second-longest natural urban beach which runs 8 miles. This beach is situated along the Bay of Bengal, it is also a part of the Indian Ocean.
  • Next you will visit Madras Museum, which is the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata. Unique features of this museum is that it has the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside Europe. Among them, the colossal Museum Theatre is one of the most impressive.
  • Enjoy your evening walking tour at Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex (KWMC) is one of Asia's largest perishable goods market complex located at Koyambedu, Chennai. The market complex is spread over an area of 295 acres, consisting of more than 1,000 wholesale shops and 2,000 retail shops.
Cost:
  • Medium Car: 2500 INR
  • Toyata Innova: 3000 INR
  • Tempo Traveler: 3500 INR (Mini Bus)
Inclusions:
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • Transport by Private Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Parking & Toll Charges
  • Driver Allowance
  • Local Taxes
  • Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
Exclusions:
  • Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Beverages
  • Entry Fees
  • Activity Fees
  • Other items not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)

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