Honeymoon in Chennai
As a state capital, Chennai is an epitomic custodian of rich culture, history, heritage and progress of Tamil Nadu. As beautifully the beaches, temples and monuments exhibit the glorious origin of the city; so magnificently is presented the present and promising future by the high class infrastructure and industrialization of the city. As promising is Chennai as a land of opportunities for the ITians and students, so pristine is it for the pilgrim travelers and ecstatic for the honeymooners. From beach fun to amusement parks and film cities Chennai has fabulous recreation gateways alongwith its long list of sightseeing locations, monuments/memorials and temples, which make it a great honeymoon destination in South India. The list of fun in Chennai does not end up here; you would simply love to explore the area around and further enrich your honeymoon vacation by visiting nearby honeymoon spots like Ooty, Kodaikanal, Pondicherry, Kanyakumari, etc.
Honeymoon Attractions in Chennai
Best places to visit for the honeymooners in the city of Chennai are:
- Marina Beach
- Arignar Anna Zoo
- Valluvar Kottam
- Guindy National Park
- Elliot’s Beach
- Government Museum
- Kalikambhi Temple
- Ashtalakshmi Temple
- Thousand Lights Mosque
- Ayyapan Temple
- St. George Fort
- Vadalapani Murugan Temple
- Kapaleeshwar Temple
- Santhome Cathedral of Basilica
- Escape Cinemas
- Dash ‘N’ Splash Amusement Park
- Breezy Beach
- Vivekananda Ice House
- Marundeeswarar Temple
- Victoria Memorial Art Gallery
- M.G.R. Film City
- Ripon Building
- Parthasarathy Temple
There is a long list of temples, memorials, churches and monuments to visit in Chennai, all you need to have is time with you to explore the present riches and relics of past.
Best things to do, to enjoy the honeymoon vacation to the fullest in the city includes:
- Beach activities
- Explore the film city
- Enjoy water sports at the amusement park and beach resorts
Nearby places where honeymooners can go for a short trip/excursion around Chennai are:
- Pulicat Lake
- Thirumalai Thirupathi Balaji Temple
- V.G.P. Golden Beach Resort
- Romulus Whittaker’s Crocodile Bank
- Covelong Beach Resort
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Chennai
Here is a list of some of the best honeymoon hotels and resorts of Chennai:
- The Westin Chennai Velachery
- The Leela Palace, Chennai
- Hotel Ramada, Chennai
- Park Hyatt, Chennai
- Emarald Hotel
- Vivanta by Taj, Connemara, Chennai
Best Time to Visit Chennai
City of Chennai experiences typical tropical climatic condition which is too hot and humid for the most part of the year. Summer months are so hot and sweating that it becomes very uncomfortable for the tourists. Monsoon and post monsoon time though get cooled down with the drizzles of rain but the humidity, water logging and congestions make it again inconvenient for tourists. The best around Chennai is thus, during winter when the air is dry and weather is cool and pleasant. Chennai is visitable between November and March, but the best months are December, January and February.
How to Reach to Chennai
Chennai has two airports, Anna International Airport and Kamraj Domestic Airport which are respectively frequented by flights from various major cities of the world and the country respectively.
Chennai is a major destination on the Sothern rail route gauge and thus, is well linked in all directions. City of Chennai has three railway stations, out ofv Central is the major terminal connected with the whole country and the other two stations, Egmore and Tambaram are also frequented by trains heading from various cities.
Chennai as a state capital and an IT hub has fabulous roadway connectivity and is easily accessible from almost all parts of the state of Tamil Nadu and other nearby cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin, etc. There are comfortable TSTC as well as deluxe Volvos available to travel to Chennai from all major cities around.
What Things to Carry to Chennai
Pick your clothes according to the weather of the city, though you never require woolens around Chennai, but fully covered clothes during post monsoon and winter may be required. And do take only decent clothes as Tamil Nadu is a very cultural land. Other honeymoon travel essentials would be:
- Camera, ofcourse with extra batteries, cover, etc.
- Don’t forget your mobile’s charger, etc.
- ATM Cards, Credit Cards
- Identity Cards
- Important Medicines and Skin Care Products
- Comfortable Shoes
If you are planning a trip to the temples down there in south, remember to carry fully covered clothes and do not wear lowers shorts.
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Chennai is major travel headway for both personal as well as commercial reasons and thus the hotels are always in demand. Thus, if you are planning your honeymoon travel within India around Chennai, you better get your honeymoon tour and travel booked atleast 1.5-2 months before your travel time.