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Chennai: Madras

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 312

Chennai, the gateway to the South of India, is a city rich in history and culture reflected in its many interesting temples and churches. Experience the amazing site of Mahabalipuram.


Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the gateway to Southern India and the largest city in that half of the country. A major commercial, cultural, economic and educational centre, it is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal and has some beautiful beach resorts. It has the second largest collection of heritage buildings in India.

During your stay, visit Fort St. George, the first British fort to be built in India with its 6 metre/20 foot high walls. Also visit St. Mary’s, built in 1678 and located within the Fort. It is the oldest Anglican Church in the country and known as the Westminster Abbey of the East. The GovernmentMuseum is the second oldest in India and its 46 galleries house archaeological treasures plus collections of coins and paintings. San Thome Basilica which was originally built by the Portuguese in 1523 and is believed to house the remains of the Apostle, St. Thomas, was rebuilt in 1893.

Also visit Mahabalipuram, a seaside village with interesting sculptures built into the rocks.

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 312

Itinerary

Day 1

Chennai Airport to Chennai Hotel

Duration40 Minutes

GRT Grand

GRT Grand is an ideal place to stay for business or leisure travellers. The hotel is a prominent landmark in the city of Chennai's business district. There are over 133 rooms designed around sheer luxury. Plush beds, relaxing interiors and state of the art facilities, together with the service of the specially trained staff, ensure your sojourn with them is a grand one

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

GRT Grand

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    GRT Grand



    GRT Grand is an ideal place to stay for business or leisure travellers. The hotel is a prominent landmark in the city of Chennai's business district. There are over 133 rooms designed around sheer luxury. Plush beds, relaxing interiors and state of the art facilities, ...

    GRT Grand is an ideal place to stay for business or leisure travellers. The hotel is a prominent landmark in the city of Chennai's business district. There are over 133 rooms designed around sheer luxury. Plush beds, relaxing interiors and state of the art facilities, together with the service of the specially trained staff, ensure your sojourn with them is a grand one

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Massage Treatments
    • Medical Services
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa

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Day 2

Half Day Chennai City Tour

Today, set off for on a half day tour of majestic Chennai, established by the British as their seat of power. You will get an introduction to all three of the main areas - Georgetown, site of the first British outpost in India; central Chennai, the modern, commercial heart of the metropolis; and the eastern section, with its interesting old quarters.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Chennai Hotel to Chennai Airport

Duration0 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Half day city tour
  • Meals as indicated

 PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

DP CHECITY3DIN
25 Aug 2017
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