The Chettinad Affair

Sarmaya's Art of Travel Heads South

In the second edition of Sarmaya’s Art of Travel, we assembled once more as a band of travellers ready for our next adventure, amid the 75-odd villages that form the region of Chettinad in Tamil Nadu. Join us as we revisit this journey and recapture the memories of a lifetime.

Temple Towns

In Chettinad, we stopped at many temples and shrines and listened to tales both fantastical and illuminating

Southern Spice

A Chettinad feast is a culinary adventure in intense, full-bodied flavours

Palace of Illusions

The magnificent mansions of Chettinad hold the great riches of the world, and tell the story of extravagance, grandeur and inevitable decline