Often referred as ‘Soul of South India’, Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and houses more than one-third of the country’s automobile industry. Being the most
important ancient seat of Dravidian Civilization, Chennai is the center of commercial and cultural exchanges.
Best time to visit Chennai
November to February is the ideal time to visit the city as from July to September, the city has heavy rainfall with sturdy wind.
Hotels in Chennai
There are several hotels in the city that can serve all kinds of travelers. The luxury hotels, such as Taj Club House, Leela Palace, Courtyard by Marriott, Hotel
Trident, ITC Grand Chola
, Hilton, Hyatt Regency
and Radisson Blu by Carlson are the best ones. For mid-level budget hotels like Savera, Ibis, Novotel, Lemon Tree, The Park and The Ramada are the better choices in the city.
Restaurants in Chennai
Restaurants in Chennai offer a range of South Indian delicacies with unique style. The city has many cafes, restaurants and bars offering seafood and other cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Italian and North Indian.
People who are fond of pan Asian dishes, Pan Asian restaurant situated at Mount Road is famous for serving Chinese, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisines. Further, for breakfast menu, Restaurant Paprika at Hotel Courtyard by Marriott is the ultimate choice. For Kebabs and North Indian food, one must go to Peshawari situated at Anna Salai Marg.
Offbeat things to do in Chennai
• Visit to Gangaikondan Temple:
Built by the great King Rajendra Chola, the Gangaikondan Temple is more than a thousand years old and a must see.
• Sit under the old tree:
An afternoon under the 455 year old banyan tree is definitely a unique experience to try in the Theosophical Society garden.
• Watch Olive Ridley Turtles:
December to April is the time when famous Olive Ridley turtles lay eggs on the shores of the city. Watching the turtles during the sunset is really a lifetime moment to remember.
• Surfing at Kovalam Beach:
Surfing amidst surging sea waves is the adventurous call for tourists. Kovalam Beach is the perfect site for it. There are other beaches too. For early risers, a walk on the Thiruvanmiyur beach during morning hours is a delight.
• Visit the Anna Centenary Library:
With nine floors and more than 1.2 million books, the library is an awesome place for booklovers and avid readers.
Q. What are the domestic and international airlines on the Rajahmundry to Chennai route?
and Jet Airways are the flight operators providing services on the Rajahmundry to Chennai route.
Q. How is Chennai Airport connected to the city?
The two passenger terminals – the Anna International Terminal and the Kamraj Domestic Terminal collectively offer services at the Chennai International Airport. About 14 km far from the city, taxis are the best mode to commute to the city center from the airport. Both Metro rail and the Indian Railways station
, Tirusulam, are very close to the airport.
Q. What is the earliest non-stop flight from Rajahmundry to Chennai?
There is no non-stop flight from Rajahmundry to Chennai. But the earliest direct flight is TruJet which departs at 10:55 am.
Q. What is the last non-stop flight from Rajahmundry to Chennai?
There is no non-stop flight from Rajahmundry to Chennai. But the last direct flight is Jet Airways which departs at 03:25 pm.
Q. What are the airlines that offer non-stop flights from Rajahmundry to Chennai?
None of the flight operators offer a non-stop flight between Rajahmundry and Chennai.
Q. What are the hotels in the vicinity of Chennai Airport?
Hotel Quality Inn Airport, Hotel Trident, Hotel Radisson Blu, Hotel Royal Chennai Residency
, Hotel Saibala Inn and Hotel Royal Green Accommodation are the most popular and visited hotels near the airport.
Shopping in Chennai
T. Nagar is the place where one can get access to the local varieties of things. Sowcarpet is the right place not only for North Indian street shopping but also for
street foods. Spencer Plaza is one of the oldest malls of Chennai. Pondy Bazaar is also known for its street shopping.
Major attractions in Chennai
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kapaleeshwar Temple is the core center for religious urge. The Parthasarathy Temple, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, Kamakshi Amman Temple, San Thome Church are the other important spiritual sites. Chennai Rail Museum, National Art Gallery, Chola Mandal’s Artist Village and Government Madras Crocodile Bank are the best places for tourists and especially for the wildlife photographers.
About Rajahmundry Airport
Constructed in the British Era, the Rajahmundry Airport
is now a well connected airport. This is a small airport and caters to few domestic flight services. ONGC helicopters are also used for offshore oil explorations. With three boarding gates, this airport has only one domestic terminal.
Connectivity to Rajahmundry airport
Located 18 km north of Rajahmundry (Rajamahendravaram), it is easily accessible to the city. Private taxis are the best option for transport.
Q. What are the popular domestic routes from Rajahmundry?
The most popular flight is Rajahmundry to Hyderabad (https://www.yatra.com/flight-schedule/rajahmundry-to-hyderabad-flights.html
). Rajahmundry to Delhi
, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Srinagar, Goa and Ahmadabad are the other frequent flights
from the airport.
Q. What are the airlines flying from Rajahmundry airport?
TrueJet, SpiceJet and Jet Airways are the leading flight operators from the airport.
Q. What are the hotels near Rajahmundry Airport?
Hotel Shelton Rajamahendri, Hotel Anand Regency, Sri Aditya Inn (https://www.yatra.com/hotels/hotels-in-rajahmundry/sri-aditya-inn
), La Hospin Hotel, Leela Pavilion
and Hotel Sitara Grand are the hotel choices near Rajahmundry Airport.
Q. What are the key attractions in Rajahmundry?
Situated at the bank of Godawari River, this city is referred to as the cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh. Papi Hills, Kadiyapulkana,
Kotilingeshwara Temple, Dowleshwaram Barrage are the places which attract tourists the most in the city. Papi Hills is the perfect vacation place to visit and stay in the calm milieu.
Q. What is the best time to visit Rajahmundry?
As the weather in Rajahmundry during winter months is pleasant, starting from October to end of March is usually favored for a visit to the city.