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The Gateway of South India

If you have time to explore Chennai (formerly Madras), this 400-sq-km conglomerate of urban villages and diverse neighbourhoods making up Tamil Nadu’s capital will pleasantly surprise you. Its role is as keeper of South Indian artistic, religious and culinary traditions. Among Chennai’s greatest assets are its people, infectiously enthusiastic about their hometown; they won’t hit you with a lot of hustle and hassle. Recent years have thrown in a new layer of cosmopolitan glamour: luxe hotels, sparkling boutiques, quirky cafes, smart contemporary restaurants and a sprinkling of swanky clubs.

Preferred Specialities

  • Cardiology
  • Hepatobiliary Sciences
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology: Adult & Paediatric / Proton Therapy
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Pulmonology
  • Gynaecology
  • IVF
  • Neuro & Spine Surgery
  • Organ Transplantation: Liver, Heart & Lung, BMT and Pancreas Transplant
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
  • Rare Diseases

Local Partners

We have preferred partners with negotiated rates for Pharmacies, Local Transport Providers and Hotels near our partner hospitals. This will help you in saving costs when you travel to Chennai. Please write to us at info@healthtravellersworldwide.com or call our Executive Team at +91 91763 90909 so that they can coordinate with you.

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NetMeds
Cafe Chennai
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Major Attractions

Known as the Gateway to South India, Chennai has preserved the traditions and culture of the southern region. All the sides of the city’s culture, be it architecture, dance, music or cuisine are still evident in the various sights that you see. It is well worth poking around the museums, exploring the temples, or taking a sunset saunter along Marina Beach. These are some of the best places to visit, while you’re in Chennai:

Birla Planetarium
Fort St. George
National Art Gallery
Marina Beach
Mahabalipuram
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Saint George's Cathedral
War Memorial
Vandalur Zoo

Restaurants

Whether you’re in the mood to savour deliciously authentic South Indian delicacies, or some of the most exquisite preparations from overseas, Chennai’s diverse array of renowned restaurants has you covered. Here are some of the best places in Chennai to treat your taste buds:

Tryst Shiraz Café Zaitoon Restaurant Murugun Idli Shop - T Nagar Bombay Brassarie Amelie’s Delhi Highway Dakshin Crowne Plaza - Alwarpet Pumpkin Tales Winter Palace – Russian Mamagoto Latitude

Shopping

Chennai has a very rich Indian history that attracts a huge number of tourists from India and abroad. With Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry in its vicinity, it is fast picking up pace as India’s premier cultural hub and shopping in Chennai captures much of this cultural essence, making travellers feel like they’re taking home a small part of this charming city to relish forever! And these are some of the best places in Chennai to go on a shopping spree:

T. Nagar Pondy Bazaar Parry's Corner Sowcarpet Spencer Plaza Grand Bazaar

Upmarket Malls

Phoenix Market City Express Avenue Mall The Forum Vijaya Mall
Airlines

The reason behind picking the best airline to travel to Chennai is the number of facilities and prominent services which the airline provides to its passengers. During the flight you can enjoy movies, music, video games and more. Some of the major airlines that connect Chennai to the world are:

  • Air Arabia
  • Etihad Airways
  • Malaysian Airlines
  • Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Air Asia
  • Fly Dubai
  • Maldivian
  • Thai Airways International
  • Air India
  • Gulf Air
  • Oman Air
  • Air Mauritius
  • Jet Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • British Airways
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Lufthansa
  • Singapore Airlines

We have preferred partners with negotiated rates for Pharmacies, Local Transport Providers and Hotels near our partner hospitals. This will help you in saving costs when you travel to Chennai. Please write to us at info@healthtravellersworldwide.com or call our Executive Team at+91 91763 90909 so that they can coordinate with you.

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