Chennai Day Tours and Activities

With a history spanning 2000 years and a rich cultural heritage, Chennai is filled with sprawling masses of colourful houses and peppered with historical buildings, bazaars and temples. Visitors here can explore the city’s many highlights on a private tour, or choose to learn about the fascinating stories and legends that dictate everyday life on a guided tour of the Mylapore neighbourhood. Chennai is also a great base from which to explore the nearby city of Pondicherry and ancient town of Mahabalipuram on a day trip. Choose from our range of day tours and activities in Chennai and book online, with live availability and instant confirmation.

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Please note that our day trips to Chennai operate independently of our longer multi-day trips to India.

Next Departures - Chennai Day Tours and Excursions

ExcursionDurationNext DepartureFrom USD
Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore 3 hours 26 Sep 2018 USD $24.15
Private Day Tour of Mahabalipuram 5 to 7 hrs 26 Sep 2018 USD $24.41
Private Pondicherry Day Trip 13 hours 26 Sep 2018 USD $57.39
Private Full Day Tour of Chennai 8 hours 29 Sep 2018 USD $57.75

Best things to do in Chennai

Private Pondicherry Day Trip

13 hours
FROM USD $57.39

Head to Pondicherry on a private day trip from Chennai to visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the...

Private Day Tour of Mahabalipuram

5 to 7 hrs
FROM USD $24.41

Travel to the ancient port of Mahabalipuram on a private day trip from Chennai to explore its rock...

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

3 hours
FROM USD $24.15

Hear the legends and stories that dictate the customs of daily life in Chennai and India as a whole...

Private Full Day Tour of Chennai

8 hours
FROM USD $57.75

Take in the highlights and hidden gems of Chennai on a full day private tour, including famous...

Planning a longer visit to India?

Browse some of our popular multi-day trips that spend a day or more in Chennai. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Chennai on a bespoke touring itinerary to India, take a look at our tailor-made holiday planning section.

India Day Tours and Excursions

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