After a leisurely morning, you will be taken for lunch at vegetarian restaurant Annalakshmi- Annalakshmi is a project of temple of fine Arts International dedicated to bringing the joy of Indian culinary, visual and performing arts to the public. Annalakshmi operates Indian Vegetarian restaurants that are decorated with the art gallery-like splendor of Indian art and handicrafts and use the space to stage regular Indian dance and music performances.
After lunch at Annalakshmi you will be taken to visit Madras city in a half-day tour. Visit Fort St George, built by the East India Company in 1653 and said to be the first bastion of the British power in India and St. Mary's Church, the oldest Anglican Church in the country. Visit the National Art Gallery and the Kapaleeshwar Temple - an ancient Shiva temple is a masterpiece in Dravidian architecture, fragmentary inscriptions in the temple date back to 1250 AD.
In the evening you will be hosted dinner at Mrs Meenakshi Meyappan's home in Chennai for some great Chettinad food. Mrs Meyappan is the proud owner of a heritage hotel in Chettinad region called The Bangala. Chettinad is known for its culinary delicacies. Chettinad food now is one of the many reasons why people get to know Chettinad. Chettinad food is essentially spicy, with a standard full meal consisting of cooked dhal, eggplant (brinjal) curry, drumstick sambar, ghee for flavouring rice, and sweet meats like payasam and paal paniyaram. The classical "kara kozhambu" is widely regarded as the best tasting south Indian sambar.
Overnight at the hotel.