If you are planning to visit Chennai anytime soon, this is a perfect guide on how to spend your time in Chennai!

1. Gamevest 

Gamevest is a gamified workshop on investing for women. It is an educative game based workshop for beginners who wish to invest their money. It is a fun 3-hour learning environment that introduces you to investing your money. It is a stimulated gaming platform with points, characters, challenges and Gamevest money to learn about investing.

2. Scale & Trail Camp


The Scale & Trail Camp is scheduled on July 13 & 14 at the The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust And Center for Herpetology , ECR Mahabalipuram, Chennai. It is the best way to spend the weekend for herpetology lovers and other nature enthusiasts. The camp starts at 9.30am in the morning on July 13th and extends till 4.30pm on July 14th. It involves interaction with snakes, turtles and crocodiles. Mahabalipuram, situated a little away from the city of Chennai is a great place to spend the weekend and rejuvenate.

3. Prime Time  – Open Age 5’s Tournament


This is an Open Age 5’s Tournmanent happening in Tiki Taka Sports Arena, Kilpauk, Chennai. It takes place on 6th & 7th of July. Open teams can be formed and registration should be done beforehand. There is an entry fee of Rs. 2000 and the winning team gets Rs. 12000. It’ll be a good opportunity to test your team’s football skills and burn some calories this weekend.

4. Empower 2019

Empower 2019, 15th International Medical Students Research Congress is conducted by Govt. Stanley Medical College from 17th July to 20th July. The theme for this years Congress is Trauma Care. There are events ranging from presentations, workshops, classes etc. 

5. Architecture at Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, also known as Mammalapuram is known for its temples and dynasties built by the Pallava Dynasty in the 7th and 8th centuries. The modern state of Mahabalipuram was established in 1827 and is a flocked by many tourists around the year. It is a hub for the history, culture, architecture and archaeology enthusiasts. The major attractions in Mahabalipuram are the enchanting Pancha Rathas, Krishna’s Butter Ball, Mahabalipuram Beach and several others. It is filled with ancient architecture and historical significance.

6. Water Sports at Muttukadu


The backwaters at Muttukadu, along the East Coast Road on the way to Mahabalipuram, provides an ideal setting for water sports. It is a small town famous for its serene beauty and enchanting backwaters. The place helps tourists experience the best of water sports which includes kayaking, boating, canoeing, and surfing.  The place is blessed with commendable landscapes making it one of the most sought-after places to visit near Chennai.

7. Marina Beach

A visit to Chennai is incomplete without visiting the longest natural urban beach in the country. With a coastline of around 13km, Marina Beach has bagged the title of being the second largest beach in the world. It is known from its breath-taking views and serene surroundings nested within the city surroundings. The experience of a morning stroll on this beach is accompanied by people playing cricket or flying kites, storytelling session by the poets and romantic couples enjoying the views.