One Day Chennai to Vellore Tour by Cab

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The exhilarating capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai has the most important historical monuments, imposing beaches, stunning temples and informative museums. It has also been a gateway to wonderful tourist destinations situated within its vicinity that is flocked with tourists every year.

Vellore is one of the nearby destinations of Chennai that is thronged with travellers of all interests. Explore the treasures of this exciting town by taking our one day Chennai to Vellore Golden Temple tour.

Vellore is a great place to experience history. Ruled by the Cholas, Pallavas, Nayaks and Marathas it proves to be a captivating travel destination with its splendid fort, holy temples and informative museums. It is one of the prominent producers of sugarcane and cotton.

Vellore Fort is the key attraction of the town. It was in this fort where a significant historical event of the first sepoy mutiny took place in 1806. The expansive fort has an impressive network of canals that guard the fort on all sides with more than 10000 crocodiles residing in the canal.

Discover the iconic landmarks of the wonderful town with our one day Chennai to Vellore Golden Temple trip.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Day Chennai to Vellore Tour Package by Car

  • Same Day Chennai to Vellore Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Ratnagiri Murugan Temple, Vellore Fort, Vellore Museum, Jalakandeswarar Temple, PSripuram Golden Temple
  • Departs at 7:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:00 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Chennai Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals, Toll Gate charges

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Engage in the fully packed one day Chennai to Vellore Golden Temple tour and explore the best sightseeing spots of the town. The stimulating trip would take you to amazing temples, impressive museum and ancient fort.

Experience the intriguing spiritual places and rivet in the beauty of its surroundings. An important highlight of the tour is the Golden Temple visit. Vellore Fort has been one of the most favourite sightseeing spot of the town.

One day Chennai to Vellore Golden Temple tour begins with the visit to Ratnagiri Murugan Temple. Proceed further to visit the most ancient fort and discover the historical artefacts traversing through the Vellore Museum.

Head out to the sacred site of Jalakandeswarar Temple. Move further to the most splendid temple of the town, the Sripuram Golden Temple.

Itinerary for One Day Chennai to Vellore Tour Package

Pickup from your Hotel at 7:00 AM

Tourism PlacePlan to Depart By
Ratnagiri Murugan Temple10:30 AM
Vellore Fort11:30 AM
Vellore Museum1:00 PM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. 2:00 PM
Jalakandeswarar Temple3:00 PM
Sripuram Golden Temple3:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:00 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Vellore Tour Package or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Vellore fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included? 1 Day Chennai to Vellore Tour Package

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home in Chennai
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges

What is Excluded? – 1 Day Day Chennai to Vellore Tour Package

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions in Vellore
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
  • Toll gate charges

What to see! A Quick Guide to Vellore Sightseeing Tour from Chennai by Taxi

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Chennai to Vellore Sightseeing tour package.

1. Ratnagiri Murugan Temple

One Day Chennai to Vellore Trip by Car Ratnagiri Murugan Temple
Ratnagiri Murugan Temple
  • Plan to Depart by : 10:30 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Kala Bhairava shrine
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

The one day sightseeing tour of Vellore begins with the visit to the Ratnagiri Murugan Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. Experience an up-close look at the magnificent sacred site set on the hill top.

Devotees worship Lord Murugan in two forms one as Lord Thirukkolam seen with his wives Valli and Devasena and the other as Lord Gurukkolam.

This sacred spot also houses small idols of Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Murugan, Brahma, Durga and Chandikeshwara. The presiding deity was installed in a chariot made of granite.

Tower above the sanctum sanctorum also called as Garbhagriha is built in Chola style of architecture and made of granite. Lord Vinayaka can be worshipped at the top of the hill and another at the bottom of the hill.

  • Must see \ Things to do: Beautifully carved gopuram at the entrance

2. Vellore Fort

One Day Chennai to Vellore Trip by Car Vellore Fort
Vellore Fort
  • Plan to Depart by : 11:30 AM
  • Must See / Things to Do: St John’s Church
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

One of the favourite sightseeing spots of the one day Chennai to Vellore tour is the Vellore Fort spread over an area of 133 acres. A splendid mosque, inspiring church and a holy temple situated within the fort add to the cultural appeal.

It is considered to be an iconic fort as it was in this fort that the first ever revolt against the British took place. Indian sepoys fired into the European Barracks and killed them. It is in this fort that the Britishers had held Tipu Sultan’s family and Sri Lanka’s king, Sri Vikrama Rajasinha as prisoners.

The captivating fort was built in the 14th century during the Vijayanagara Empire and served as the headquarters of the Aravidu Dynasty. Control of the fort passed over to the Bijapur Sultans and then to the Marathas.

Carnatic Nawabs took over the control of the fort from the Marathas before the entry of the Britishers. Constructed within a mountain range the fort is surrounded by a deep and wide moat and raises to a height of 220 m.

There is an escape tunnel that leads to Virinjipuram at a distance of 12 km. Public houses are also built within the Fort. This stunning fort steeped in history is a must visit for the travellers visiting Vellore.

It has been built with granite blocks which were brought in from nearby districts of Arcot and Chittoor.

3. Vellore Museum

One Day Chennai to Vellore Trip by Car Vellore Museum
Vellore Museum
  • Plan to Depart by : 1:00 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a glimpse of the impressive stone cannon balls
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

The next stop over of our one day Vellore local sightseeing tour is one of the iconic landmarks of Vellore, the impressive Vellore Museum. Established on 6th September 1985 in the Lutchaswamy Town Hall, the Government Museum was later shifted to the Fort in April 1999.

Set at an area of 5000 square feet the informative museum showcases more than 2896 exhibits through the well preserved eight galleries. These splendid galleries include the District Gallery, Stone sculpture gallery, Prehistory-philately gallery, Paintings gallery, and Zoological gallery, Bronze Gallery, Coins Gallery and Anthropology Gallery.

Visitors would be delighted viewing the bronze double antenna sword that dates back to 400 BC. Other noteworthy artefacts includes stone sculptures from the late Pallava to the Vijaynagar periods, Ivory chess boards and coins that were used by Vikrama Rajasinha, five stone cannonballs, two gun powder flasks and two iron cannons.

4. Jalakandeswarar Temple

One Day Chennai to Vellore Trip by Car Jalakandeswarar Temple
Jalakandeswarar Temple
  • Plan to Depart by : 3:00 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do:Watch for the sacred well
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

One day Vellore Trip would take you to one of the most prominent landmarks of the city. The Jalakandeswarar Temple situated in the Vellore Fort is dedicated to Lord Shiva and exemplifies the excellent craftsmanship skills. Visitors would be pleased to see the magnificently carved tower above the sanctum sanctorum.

Tourists are greeted by the splendid eight feet high dwarapalakas at the entrance. It has an underground chamber called the Neerazhi Mandapam which is believed to be a passage leading to the Palar River.

Devotees can also worship Goddess Mahishasura Mardini who appears in the temple tramping the demon under her feet. Visitors would be amazed to see the seven tiered Rajagopuram at the entrance.

The sacred temple was earlier known as Jvarakandeswara and has been built at a lower height than the temple moat. A noteworthy feature of the temple is the striking Kalyana mandapam adorned with the beautifully carved pillars.

It also enshrines Lord Ganesha, Lord Subramanya with his consorts Valli and Devayani, Kala Bhairava, Saneeswarar and 63 Nayanmars.

5. Sripuram Golden Temple

One Day Chennai to Vellore Trip by Car Sripuram Golden Temple
Sripuram Golden Temple
  • Plan to Depart by : 3:45 PM
  • Must See / Things to Do: Pay your obeisance to Goddess Lakshmi Narayani
  • Timings: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Get drenched in the peaceful ambience of Sripuram Golden Temple, our next stop of the one day Vellore trip. A temple that draws huge crowd is located in a small range of green hills at Thirumalaikodi located at a distance of 8km from Vellore.

The tower above the sanctum sanctorum or the Vimanam and the Ardha Mandapam is covered with gold. It enshrines Goddess Lakshmi Narayani, the consort of Vishnu Narayan.

Marvel at the impressive golden temple built by the Sri Sakthi Peetam and headed by the spiritual leader Shakti Amman. A religious site built at an expenditure of Rs. 600 Crore is the only holy site in India to have been built using maximum amount of gold that is 1.5 tons

Acquaint yourself with the rich culture and history of the town with our one day Chennai to Vellore trip. The historical treasures are specimens of bygone era and take you to the beginning of time.

Inspiring temples and devout ambiance make for an invigorating experience. A prominent landmark of the city, the Vellore Fort has been declared as a Monument of National Importance. An iconic and key attraction of Vellore, the Sripuram Golden Temple has been built over 55000 sq feet using about 1.5 tonnes of gold.

The complete one day tour of Chennai teeming with history and culture makes for a gratifying trip. The archaeological wonders of temples and palaces delight every traveller. The religious destination has lot to offer with its rich heritage and architecture.

Come aboard the enchanting voyage into a historical as well as a spiritual world. Check out our other one day tour packages as well.

Points to Note

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Chennai to Vellore tour package. This 1 day Chennai to Vellore tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Vellore and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Vellore tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Vellore sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.

Charges on Deviations, if any!

The 1 day Chennai to Vellore tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Vellore Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

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