Trippy
Home  
Questions  
Plan a Road Trip  
Where to Stay  
Feedback  
Ask a Question  Log In

a VirtualTourist member from Kuala Lumpur

Chennai (Madras)

Guide

Hi,

I would like to visit Chennai somewhere in June.I planned to stay there for 5days and 4nights. I would like to appoint a tour guide just for 2days basis who can ptake me around to lvisit the temples,historical places,beaches ang shopping spot. Could anyone tell me on how to go about it since it is my first visit there. I would like to know roughly the charges as well.Since i already booked the hotel i dont want to stay anywhere else in that 2days.I want it like daily trip.Pls advice.



15 Answers


answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Shillong

1. June will be blisteringly hot and humid in Chennai.

2. Your hotel may be the best people to guide you as your safety concerns become their duty. Talk to them first.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Vishakhapatnam

You can see chennai , Tirupathi , Kanchi, Madhrai, Tanjavur by using prilimenery booking . Its a good sopt to be surround the temples . No need to worry . if you already had your hotel booking then contact Local travels at hotel upon arrival for Taxi with normal fare. or else you can book through www.Merucab.com.

Have a good trip.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Kuala Lumpur

Jramakrishna15-thanks alot for your kind reply. This will be realy helpful for my trip. Appreciate:)




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Kuala Lumpur

Thank you Mr.Anil :)




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from New Jersey

I would highly, highly recommend using the services of Deepa from Chennai Magic (http://www.chennaimagic.com/). Her tours are top notch (not sure of your budget). She comes recommended by Conde Naste, Frommers, and is a winner of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence. She will put together any kind of custom tour you like.

If Deepa is over your budget, I would suggest getting a driver and guide from your hotel. I think it is a good idea to have a good guide to see Kanchipuram & Mamallapuram and I recommend seeing both (not far from Chennai).

If you like, take a look at my Kanchipuram page ([original VT link] and my Mamallapuram page ([original VT link] for ideas of what to see.

Have a wonderful time!




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from New Jersey

Oh yes...forgot about the heat in June....Be sure to stay hydrated, dress in cool cottons, and take afternoon breaks whenever possible!




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Shillong

You are welcome!

You may like to flip through these:

[original VT link]




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Hyderabad

Actually you do not need a guide to do sight seeing in Chennai. Buy a good tourist guide book and you can find all the info in it. Kancheepuram and Mahabalipuram are must visits. You should engage a guide in Mahabalipuram. On the way to Mahabalipuram you can visit Thiruporur. you can check my pages for more info. You could also do a day's visit to Aurobindo Ashram and Pondicherry if that would interest you.
The heat is an issue in Chennai almost all round the year unfortunately. Drink plenty of coconut water, carry hats/caps/water bottles. Also opt for an a/c car to go around.
Hope you have a good trip,
Hope you have a good trip,




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Kuala Lumpur

Donna,

Thanks alot for the info you have given me. It will be helpful for me. Good Day:)




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Chennai (Madras)

For details on the price of hotels in Chennai visit this site,it also details on the amenities availabel

http://www.triportrap.com/hotels




answered by
a VirtualTourist member

My name is lakiiya ,am form chennai and i can help u out Pls call +91 9677281886




answered by
a VirtualTourist member

Hi am lakiiya, from chennai pls call +91 9677281886




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Chennai (Madras)

Hi I am ram I am staying in chennai
If you want any help pls call 9444018288
I am a IT consultant doing social help to people visiting chennai
my website www.shivaainfotech.com




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Chennai (Madras)

Hi I am ram I am staying in chennai
If you want any help pls call 9444018288
I am a IT consultant doing social help to people visiting chennai
my website www.shivaainfotech.com

HOTELS would be expensive
GUEST HOUSES ARE suggested option
DAILY rent expected to be around Rs.700 appx
your food will be decent one @ saravanabhavan will be Rs.500 per day
transportation by taxi will be @ Rs.10-14 depending on service providers
Best Comm. Airtel or BSNL cell phones
Best call taxis FAST TRACK or NTL
any more inputs pls call me




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Kuala Lumpur

Hi firstly thank u for the concern. Actually i came back from Chennai already. It was an awesome trip ever for me! Planning to visit again soon. Sorry for the late reply :)





Return to Chennai (Madras) travel answers



© 2017 Trippy.com   ·   View: Full | Mobile

Follow us:        
Travel Questions   ·   Destinations   ·   Plan a Road Trip   ·   Where to Stay   ·   Login

About Us   ·   FAQ   ·   Feedback   ·   Privacy Policy   ·   Terms of Service