Travel & Stay

Travel and stay

Things to do
With its historic landmarks and buildings, long sandy beaches, cultural and art centers and parks, Chennai's tourism offers many interesting locations to visitors. One of the most important tourist attractions of Chennai is actually in the neighboring town of Mahabalipuram with its ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century Pallava kingdom

Local time
The local time zone is GMT +5.5

Weather & climate
Chennai has three main seasons - Summer, Monsoon and Winter since it is situated on the south east coast of India and lies in the tropical zone of climate, it mostly experiences hot and humid weather. The best time to visit Madras city is from November to February i.e. during the winter months.

Restaurants

The dining experience at an upscale restaurant in Chennai is more or less the same as anywhere else in the world. But to get a real flavor of what's unique to Chennai, you will have to experience its idli, dosa, sambar, vada. For an overview of all kinds of restaurants please take a look at this website

Currency
The currency in India is the Rupee, although you will find that major credit cards are accepted at most larger hotels and restaurants in major cities. Bank notes stay in circulation for a long time in India. Tipping is not customary in India except in the most up-market restaurants, and even then, it's a few rupees rather than a percentage of the bill. Use this currency converter to find out how much the rupee is worth in your currency.

By air
Chennai is a major international gateway to India with international flights from most countries of the world. Air India and many other international air carriers operate regular flights to and via Chennai

Address of the venue
Tamilnadu Trade Promotion Organisation,
CTC Complex,Nandambakkam,
Chennai 600 089.
Phone : 22315552

What People Say

Day 1 Inauguration, GJIIE 2017