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$88 Cultural & Theme Tours

Chennai to Vellore same day excursion by Private Vehicle

A day around Vellore will give you truly unique experiences. Located at a closer distance from Vellore, the Sripuram Golden Temple fascinates you with its elegant architecture and enchanting ambience. The presiding deity of this temple is Narayani or Mahalakshmi, Goddess for wealth. The temple welcomes tourists and devotees from all corners of the globe irrespective of religions. The  vast campus and the Golden Dome atop the sanctum make the visitors spell bound. The star shaped pathway around the campus leads you to the sanctum where you can worship Goddes Lakshmi. Sripuram Golden Temple attracts thousands of visitors every day. The basic amenities like water, washroom and cafaterias are dotted across the campus at  strategic locations. For reasonable prices, you can take back souvenirs from the shops inside. The day excursion to Vellore and Sripuram will add merriments to your trip to India.

$88 Transfers & Ground Transport

Chennai to Vellore Transfer by Private Vehicle

Vellore, has many interesting places to visit and is located at a distance of 140km from Chennai. The Vellore fort, Rathnagiri Murugan Temple, Jalakandeswarar temple are the iconic locations of Vellore. Out of all the locations, the Sripuram Golden Temple attracts the tourists round the year. The name is said to have originated from Vel which is the main weapon of the Hindu deity Murugan or 'Velayudayaan' (one who bears the spear). The word then literally means - The place of Murugan. The name Vellore is derived from the Tamil words Vel meaning City of Spears. Vellore has a blend of heritage and culture reflecting the ancient civilization. Also it was once the capital city of the Vijayanagar empire The fort in Vellore was described as the best and strongest fortress during the Carnatic War in the 17th Century. The monuments found in the district give a vivid picture of the evolution of the city through the ages.