Your chauffeur will meet you at your hotel or the airport in Chennai and from there you'll begin your journey to the holy city. The drive will take approximately 90 minutes.
Easily accessible from Chennai, Kanchipuram was once famous for its thousand temples. Today only about a 100 temples remain. Kanchipuram also has some notable churches and mosques. Apart from its temples, this small town is also known for its thriving handloom industry. Woven from pure mulberry silk, the sarees woven in dazzling colours are embellished with fine gold thread (zari) and are available in a wide variety.
Please note: Temples open as early as 6:30am and some even earlier. Almost all temples are closed between 12pm and 4pm. Plan so that you exit the last temple around 12:30pm. Photography is not allowed inside the Sanctum Sanctorum in any temple.