Chennai also known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the great travel places to visit in terms of culture, heritage, temples, beaches, museums and medical. The traditional and de facto gateway of South India, Chennai is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. It was ranked the 36th-most visited city in the world for the year 2019.
Tourism-guide publisher Lonely Planet named Chennai as one of the top ten cities in the world to visit in 2015.
Chennai was named the "hottest" city (city worth visiting and worth living in for long term) by the BBC, citing the mixture of both modern and traditional values.
National Geographic mentioned Chennai as the only South Asian city to feature in its 2015 "Top 10 food cities" list.
Chennai was also named the ninth-best cosmopolitan city in the world by Lonely Planet.
In October 2017, Chennai was added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) list for its rich musical tradition.
Culinary - Chennai is popular for its Filter Coffee, South Indian Meal.
Museum Walks - Chennai Egmore Museum is the 2nd oldest Musuem in India. Other museums are Fort St. George, Dakshina Chitra
Cultural Centres - Dakshina Chitra, Kalashetra
Music - Carnatic Music
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What to experience under water dive & explore marine life? You don't need any swimming skills for this wonderful outing amid colorful fishes on Pondy Coastline. This unique 30 minutes scuba diving experience takes you 12 mts/ 40 ft under water and you can do either One Half a day Programme or Two half a days programmes : Same Day Programme Reach Scuba Diving place by 6 AM, get the Pool training, boat ride on the sea, do scuba and reach shore by 1 PM. Two Days Programme Day 1 - Pool training and briefing session ( 2-3 hours max depending on the numbers and between 10 am and 4 pm) Day 2 - Sea diving ( 6:30 am to 1 pm - you will not be under water for this long but the session can take this much time or less) PRICE IS RS.6500 per person INCLUDES 1. SCUBA equipment during the programme ( including diving costume) 2. Certificate of Completion from PADI which is valid for a year and can be used anywhere in the world at a PADI dive center 3. Snacks on the boat 4. Cake, Photos and video are complimentary EXCLUDES - 18% GST - Anything else Notes: Please note that you have to keep a gap of at least 12hours after one dive, 18hours after two dives, and 24hours after multiple dives before taking a flight. If you plan on taking a flight back home, please keep these hours in mind and let us know your flight dates.
Some parts of Chennai and some outside are becoming wonderful bird watching sites. How nice will it be to go with a Birding Curator using a high quality Spotting Scope / Binocular? Join the Birdwatching trip to enjoy your time. Highlights: – Curated birding trip with the high end Spotting Scope / Binocular – Birdwatching in an interesting areas depending on the season as chosen by the Birding Curator. – Birdwatching, learning several species of birds, their behaviours, sound and life. Cost: Please check with us. A. Join Our Vehicle (JOV) With Our Curation – Please check with us. Includes Curation and Transport and excludes Food, Entry Fee, Camera / Video fees, All fees for Foreigner, and anything other than inclusions. B. Bring Your Vehicle Or Join Carpool With Our Curation – Please check with us. Includes Curation and excludes Transport, Food, Entry Fee, Camera / Video fees, All fees for Foreigner, and anything other than inclusions. C. Do it Yourself – Please check with us. Please contact 7550042234 / firstname.lastname@example.org to book. Photo album: Click here 1 and Click here 2 Anything other than inclusions. Any cost related to optional spots / items. Note: Venue, Curator details, etc. will be shared once the registration is complete. Sequence given is indicative. Itinerary is subject to change Package booking terms: 100% to be paid for booking. Birding Curator Curator profile: Curator is Subbu. He is a passionate Birder. He can identify a bird by listening to the sound. He has contributed a lot to the Bird counting and is part of various Birding organizations. He uses high quality Spotting Scope or Binoculars to spot the birds at distance and explains. #BirdWatching, #Birding, #Telescope, #SpottingScope, #BirdSanctuary, #Flamingos, #Ornithology, #Ornithologist To get regular updates on this trip and future trips, kindly join the Birding WhatsApp group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KrBvBj3WpIuKvjUlabmaXR
This 3 hours trip is designed for those who are seeking to achieve mindfulness to keep the mind calm. Who will be benefitted from this trip? One who wants to know the mindfulness techniques based on India's Spiritual tradition along with Western's philosophy One who is seeking a simple but a powerful meditation technique One who wants to know Vivekananda and his teachings Why should someone choose this trip? To get the simple understanding of the functioning of the mind that solves majority of life problems To get a mindfulness state and a powerful lifetime learning of a meditation technique To experience the Meditation in a meditation hall where Vivekananda stayed and meditated. To have better understanding of mindfulness by watching a Mind your mind 3D Movie and chatting with the Master To understand Spiritual tradition of India and their philosophies while walking around the popular Chennai beach and visiting the Vivekananda House to explore its Beach, Culture, Filter Coffee and much more. Meeting Point - Vivekananda House, Chennai Beach Road. Itinerary Meeting the Mindfulness Master over a cup of South Indian Filter Coffee Meditation Teaching Visiting Vivekananda Memorial on the Chennai Beach, Watching 3D Movie, Practising Meditation Walking on the Chennai Beach, chatting with the Mindfulness Master About the Mindfulness Master who will be leading Mr. Chandrasekar is a is a Wellness Master who is a Meditation Trainer, Life Coach, and a Spiritual / Philosophy Teacher. He has a deep understanding of the human mind and spirituality, mastered various techniques, and has a wide range of knowledge in a different school of philosophies. He has spent years having a deeper understanding about mind, philosophy, and human behaviour. He studied the thinker’s mind like JK, UG Krishnamurti, Osho, Dostoevsky, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Louise Hay and Sri Bagavath; explored Philosophies like existentialism, phenomenalism, Absurdism, Vendatha, communism, capitalism.
2 Hours Chennai Museum walk with a Heritage Storyteller Chennai Egmore Museum, started in 1851, has rich collections. It is the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata. Museum has several galleries. either Stone gallery or Bronze gallery will be covered in this walk. Highlights: Led by the Heritage Storyteller, 4 dimensional narration that includes archaeological, historical, architectural and mythological Learn about Egmore Museum, its origin, seeing rich and classic collection of artefacts. Understanding sculptors' creativity Much more... Latest reviews - "It was one of the best experiences. ...Vijay (Heritage Storyteller) was able to paint a wonderful picture around history, art, religion, science. Kudos." "It was really a mind blowing experience to know our past culture in detail and ancestors artistic talents on each sculptures." More on KeyTerns TripAdvisor page. Cost: Please check with us INCLUDES: 1. Heritage Storyteller leading the walk EXCLUDES: 1. Any fees to be paid to Museum, 2. Transport upto Museum. Anything not covered in inclusions. Notes: Venue, Trip Leader details, etc. will be shared once the registration is complete. Sequence given is indicative. Itinerary is subject to change Package booking terms: 100% to be paid for booking. 100% money will be refunded if KeyTerns is not doing the trip or Paid money will be refunded after deducting 5% refund charges if the guest informs the organizer before 6 hours of trip start time. Please contact 7550042234 / email@example.com for booking. High level plan: 1. Book first, 2. Get the confirmation, 3. Pay, 4. Meet the Trip Leader at venue and buy Museum tickets, 5. Join the Group Museum walk with the Trip Leader. Photo album: Museum Album - Courtesy - guests Places to visit: Stone gallery at Chennai Egmore Museum. Page Museum Photo Courtesy: sendyl.travelogue Trip Leader profile: Trip is generally led by Vijay, Heritage Storyteller, Historian, Excavation Specialist, Archaeology Researcher and a Wildlife Short film maker. He is passionate in Heritage and Culture, and has received several recognitions, appreciations, certifications for his work. #Museum, #Heritage, #Archaeologist, #KeyTerns, #Historian, #Sculpture, #Archaeology
Book our *Sunset and Moonlight Wind Sailing with some orientation* and have some fantastic experience at the sea with ‘The Royal Madras Yacht Club (RMYC)’. Suitable for anyone, no age limit. RMYC is a 100+ year old yacht club located within Chennai Port involved in promoting Sailing as an International Sport and training Sailors. Wind Sailing is an eco friendly and safe water sports. Only Indian Citizens are allowed Will need 2 id proofs (Aadhar and 2nd id like Voter id or PAN or driving license). For students, educational institution id can be given. – Albums: Photos –Full Moon Sailing and Wind Sailing Videos – Port to Port Wind Sailing Sailing Appreciations Sailing Testimonial “Experience is beyond what language can convey. Thank you.” is what our participant says, who sailed. Price Rs.2000 per person. Trip will be conducted once we have minimum of 6 participants per boat. this is like a cruise or ship or a boat or a catamaran ride or a parasailing
Would you like to celebrate Birthdays / Anniversaries / Family outing / Corporate outing / Employee Recognition / Friends outing? Join our *Boat Trip or Yacht Trip* at Royal Madras Yacht Club and have some fantastic experience at the sea’. Suitable for anyone, no age limit. Let’s get your adrenaline pumped with our 9.3 Metre lifestyle yacht. What do you get? – Ride a on a 9 seater private Yacht, Music System and Fishing rods on board. – Briefing about Chennai Port, Ocean – 1 Hour, 2 Hours, 3 Hours Sailing available with Life vest – Mesmerizing experience of being inside Chennai Port with rustic and gigantic ships, viewing some of the old ships. – Get a hands on feel on how to drive the boat Why should you choose a Party Boat? – Encouraging Kids to use vacations and to educate them about ocean stories and safe sea adventure – You can celebrate birthdays / anniversaries / recognitions / events – If evening is chosen, one can see a beautiful Sun set. Photo albums: 9 Seater Yacht Experience Video https://photos.app.goo.gl/zQR1M4bQrbzVY4Ge6/ https://photos.app.goo.gl/rQwbFwbRPNxYY9BL7 For details & booking, please contact +7550042234 / firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: – Only Indian Citizens are allowed. – Trip starts at Madras Port entry point. Exact time & venue of assembling will be informed to registered participants 2 days prior to Sailing date. – Apart from this, we do other water sports such as Sailing, Scuba Diving, Surfing, Row Boat, Rafting, Kayaking, and Jet Ski. We also organize cruise, houseboat, corporate, team outing, group and celebration trips for Birthdays and Anniversaries. For details and booking, please contact +7550042234 / email@example.com. ship tour in chennai, boat ride in chennai, chennai ship travel, this is like a cruise or ship or a boat or a catamaran ride or a parasailing.
**Click photo gallery above to see more photos / videos** Chennai Experiential Trails - British Era Stories from Fort St. George to St. Thomas Mount British came to Chennai in 17th Century and ruled till the year 1947. This Experiential Trail is curated by the Story Teller and will cover key monuments from Chennai Fort St. George to St. Thomas Mount. Fort St. George is the place where British had their administrative office in Chennai. The Fort has a beautiful St. Mary's Church, and a Museum with many artefacts. There are interesting stories connected to the origin of British in Chennai, and the St. Mary's Church. St. Thomas Mount is a small hill where St. Thomas, one of the direct apostle of Jesus, is believed to have lived. It Means that the St. Thomas Mount has 2000 years old stories. It is fascinating to be on top of this small hill to understand about St. Thomas. St. Thomas Mount is geologically significant as the rock type is Charnockite and there are interesting stories related to Charnockite rock of this hill. Book this trip to understand the stories and experience of the British Era in Chennai. Contact us on +917550042234 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries.
Celebrate Birthdays / Anniversaries / Successes while Sailing on the Sea! Why don’t you make this day a memorable one? For your next occasion, Sail and celebrate. Book our *Sail Orientation* and have some fantastic experience on the sea at Royal Madras Yacht Club. Wind Sailing is an eco friendly and a safe water sport. Why should you choose Sailing? – You are helping the environment as Sailing is an eco sport, Yourselves / Kids get to know more about ecology, ocean stories and how safe Sailing sport is. Photos –Full Moon Sailing and Wind Sailing Videos – Port to Port Wind Sailing Sailing Appreciations Note: – Only Indian Citizens are allowed. Aadhaar Card, one another address proof and a photo required for every person apart from documents required for Vehicle passes. – Exact time & venue of assembling will be informed to registered participants 2 days prior to Sailing date Price Starts from Rs.11000 Cost is for a couple / upto 6 adults. You can also order a cake. Please inquire with us for more than 6 persons. ship tour in chennai, boat ride in chennai, chennai ship travel, this is like a catamaran ride or a parasailing
Book our *Wind Sailing Orientation Trip* on any date or special days around full moon day and have some fantastic experience at the sea with ‘The Royal Madras Yacht Club (RMYC)’. Suitable for anyone, no age limit. RMYC is a 100+ year old non-profitable yacht club located within Chennai Port involved in promoting Sailing as an International Sport and training Sailors. Wind Sailing is an eco friendly and safe water sports. Operation Timing - Between 11 AM and 6 PM. Only Indian Citizens are allowed Will need 2 id proofs (Aadhar and 2nd id like Voter id or PAN or driving license). For students, educational institution id can be given. Nadukadalil Birthday Surprise, Celebrate with your friends and family. https://www.youtube.com/c/DadsLife?su Albums: Photos –Full Moon Sailing and Wind Sailing Videos – Port to Port Wind Sailing Sailing Appreciations Banner video thumbnail PC - Vanbasten 23, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Sailing Testimonial “Experience is beyond what language can convey. Thank you.” is what our participant says, who sailed on the Blue Moon Day. (Deatils https://keyterns.com/traveller-story-sailing/) Price – We do private wind sailing in J80 boat. It costs Rs.11000 upto 6 persons. ship tour in chennai, boat ride in chennai, chennai ship travel, this is like a catamaran ride or a parasailing