Chennai Weekend Tour

Chennai Weekend Tour

Chennai Weekend Tour :

Places covered: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry

Duration: 4 Nights -5 Days

Day wise tour itinerary

Day 01
Day 01 : : Chennai

After arriving at the Chennai railway station/airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will accompany you to the hotel. He will assist you in the check-in and the will hand-over the welcome kit along with the itinerary of the tour. Chennai was previously known as Madras and is the wealthiest and the busiest seaport in southern India. Madras is identified closely with the European commerce. You will visit the George Town, Fort, St George, Anna Salai, Poonamallee high road, Triplicane, Chepauk, and the San Thomas Church. In the evening, you will go to the Marina beach and nearby areas. You will then stay overnight at the hotel. 

Day 02
Day 02 : : Chennai – Mahabalipuram

After the breakfast, you will be driven to Mahabalipuram, which is a famous historical place and beach resort in South India.It was previously known as Mamallapuram, which found its namefrom King Mamalla (650-68), a King of Kanchipuram. The free standing and rock cut monuments and the associated sculptures in Mamallapuram are carved out of granite. They represent the first instancesof Hindu art and architecture in the Tamil region. You will reach Mahabalipuram and check-in at the resort. In the afternoon, a tour of local Mahabalipuram will take you to the PandavaRaths, Monolithic structures, Shore Temple, Arjuna’s Penance, Varaha Cave, Krishna Mandapam, etc. This will be followed by an overnight stay at the resort.

Day 03
Day 03 : : Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry

Breakfast will be followed by a visit to Pondicherry. It is now known as Puducherry, 162kms far from Chennai.It was a location for the French Settlement in pre-independence times. You will arrive and check-in at the resort. The rest of the day is available free for your leisure and shopping. You will stay overnight at the resort. 

Day 04
Day 04 : : Pondicherry

In the morning, you will go for a tour of local Pondicherry, where you will be visiting the main attraction of the place, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Sri Aurobindo and mother Samadhisare in the main building of the ashram and are open to the public morning 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM. You will go to the Pondicherry beach later, along with the museum, Botanical garden, French institute, etc. You will return and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 05
Day 05 : : Pondicherry - Chennai

The day is free for rest and leisure. You will be transferred to the airport later for your journey back home.