One of the famous temple towns in the country is Kanchipuram which is located at a distance of just 75 kms from Chennai. Well connected by road and rail from Chennai, the Kanchipuram tour package is one of the most popular pilgrim tour packages that you could come across. Kanchipuram is the significant in that it is the seat of Shankaracharya. The temples of Kanchipuram are considered very holy and have a lot of mythology surrounding it. These temples are also known for its typical architecture which is the style of the Vijayanagara Empire. There are hundreds of temples in and around Kanchipuram and it would be impossible to cover each and every one of them in one package tour. Some of the prominent temples that are covered in a Chennai Kanchipuam tour are, Sri Ekambareswara Temple, Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Sri Vardaraja Perumal Temple, Sri Kamakshiamman Temple, Sri Ulagalandar Temple, Sri Kacchapaeswarar Temple and Jain Temples at Tirupparuthikkundram.
Besides temples, the Chennai Kanchipuram tour also includes shopping destinations particularly for the traditional Kanchipuram silk saris. The silk and cotton saris are hand woven and use natural dyes with a technique that has been passed from generations. The Kanchipuram tour packages include good travel and stay facilities and hence are very popular and convenient. The glory of Kanchipuram can be best understood through a Kanchipuram tour package from Chennai.