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Day trip to Kanchipuram from Chennai provided by Chennai 5 Senses Tours

Day trip to Kanchipuram from Chennai

Day trip to Kanchipuram from Chennai
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About
In this day tour from Chennai, you will meet the legendary Kanchipuram Silk Saree weavers. On offer is a unique experience of the fine art of making Silk Sarees. We also visit Ekambareswar & Kailashnath temples to appreciate the sculptures of the magnificent Pallava style architecture.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 178972P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Private car
  • Entrance charges
  • Pick up and drop Chennai hotels or Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Ekambareswarar Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kanchipuram
  • Entry/Admission - Kanchipuram
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in Chennai
  • Airports:
  • Chennai International Airport, Grand Southern Trunk Rd, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600027, India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Private car
  • Entrance charges
  • Pick up and drop Chennai hotels or Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Ekambareswarar Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kanchipuram
  • Entry/Admission - Kanchipuram
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in Chennai
  • Airports:
  • Chennai International Airport, Grand Southern Trunk Rd, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600027, India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Ekambareswarar Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Kailasanathar Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Kanchipuram
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Frank
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Wonderful Day Tour to Extraordinary Sights
Feb 2020
My wife and I had a private full-day tour of two spectacular locations near Chennai. Our first stop was at two ancient (400 year old) temples in the town of Kanchipuram. The temple were truly impressive in size and detail, with tall structures covered with elaborate carvings.

Next we visited Mahabalipuram, a place that definitely deserves its UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The shore temple, balancing rock, and ancient lighthouse were all Interesting, but the Panch Rathas stands out as most extraordinary. 400 years ago, ancient Pallava kings had hundreds of craftsmen take an enormous football field size monolithic granite outcropping and carve it into five large structures, one being a life size elephant. Pictures can not do it justice. You have to see this with your own eyes.

Everything we did on this trip was greatly enhanced by our tour guide, Kannan and our hardworking driver, whose name I don’t recall. We have been on numerous tours but never have we met a tour guide so dedicated to his clients. Kanan spent much of the long drive to fill us in on Indian culture. He led us through each site, sharing his knowledge to explain what we were seeing. He brought us to a great local restaurant and could find us a decent toilet whenever needed. He added places to the published itinerary because he wanted us to experience as much as possible. For example he brought us to a traditional house house full of antiques. He also added an extra stop at the old church of San Thome, built in the 16th century by the Portuguese, over the tomb of Saint Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. This is one of only three churches in the world built over the remains on an apostle.

We felt very fortunate to have Kannan as our guide.
Written 11 February 2020
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