48 Hours in Chennai or Madras

Possible Experiences

  • Art, Craft & Meditation

    John Lennon could well have sung about Auroville, City of Dawn, when he sang ‘Imagine’. See how Utopian ideas can come to life in the artists’ work and in the bohemian way of life here.

  • Intellectual and film-crazy

    The deep traditional South India travel begins in Chennai. The city is huge and is like any other modern city. From sprawling malls to famous temples and churches. Beaches, events, music, cinema and passionate people make Chennai an interesting halt.

  • Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram

    Enjoy a beach holiday at the World Heritage site with rock sculptures, temples and the white sands of Mahabalipuram. Observe the master weavers of Kanchipuram who work with traditional motifs handed down across generations for the women of South India.

  • Pi's Pondicherry

    If Pondicherry seems familiar to you, it may be from the scenes in Life of Pi that was filmed in the city. Explore this outpost of colonial France with its French bread and quiet streets and cuisine before venturing deeper into Tamil Nadu.

Tours including this

  • Monsoon tour of India

    Monsoon season is ideal weather for the arid cold of Ladakh, perfect season for the wild blossoms of the Valley of Flowers and the rain-drenched beauty of off season Goa and Houseboats of Kerala with calming Ayurvedic massages. In fact, the monsoons wash across the country rendering experiences that defy all the clichés and preconceived ideas about India.

  • South Indian Tour

    The beauty of Kerala and tradition of Tamil Nadu are mixed with this 14 days tour.

  • Treasures of India 23 Day Holiday

    A 23 day extended Indian holiday itinerary covering many of the most exciting places in India.

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