Mahabalipuram Day Tour from Chennai
Take a tour of the historic city of Mahabalipuram from Chennai & visit the most famous Shore temple, Tiger cave & other must-see attractions.
- Explore some of the best stone carvings in the world
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city in a private AC Car
- Pick-up/drop from hotel or residence included
Mahabalipuram, the combination of lovely beach and single rock cut carvings, known more for its architecture; the monuments were carved by the Pallava Dynasty in 7th centuries, nearly 1400 years ago. The Rock-cut monuments are well preserved for the tourists to study the Cultural Heritage of India. History lovers will enjoy every inch of each stone at Mahabalipuram. A walk across the carvings will bring you the whole era on the stone to your vision. The difficulty level in the accuracy of architecture’s workmanship and the carvings on the solid stones will leave you stunned.
One of the oldest temples among the South Indian Temples has been listed in the World Heritage sites of the UNESCO. The temple is popular as it is at the seashore with full of carvings inside. Mahabalipuram also has splendid places for the tourists to stay.
Also on this tour visit Madras Crocodile Bank, a reptile zoo, research, and conservation station started to protect crocodiles.
- The driver will pick you up from the hotel in Chennai as specified.
- Scenic east coast road en-route visit the Madras Crocodile Bank.
- You will be driven towards Mahabalipuram which is one & half hour journey which is known for its temples built by Pallavas.
- You will visit Arjuna Penance, Five Rathas, Tiger Cave, which are must-see attractions of Mahabalipuram.
- Proceed to visit Shore Temple, as it overlooks the sore of Bay of Bengal.
- If interested you can visit Mahabalipuram local market and can have lunch.
- After that, you will start your drive back to Chennai & dropped back to your hotel/residence.
- This is not a guided tour, the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
- This is an outstation tour hence the vehicle can not be used for the local city tour.
- All transportation using private air-conditioned Sedan Car or SUV with the driver.
- Pickup and drop-off in Chennai Hotel or Residence.
- Driver and fuel charges.
- 300 km of usage (Extra kilometre charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details).
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We have two options Sedans & bigger SUVs. In Sedans we provide Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios mostly, sometimes it could be Nissan Sunny. In SUVs we provide Toyotta Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga. You can request a particular model while booking in \'Special Request\' and we try to provide it however you can not pick and choose exact car models. We operate only AC vehicles and hatchbacks are not available.
Yes, all sightseeing tours need to be booked in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest booking early to guarantee your desired tour day. Bookings are completely online and you can book on Website or Mobile app.
The itinerary mentioned on these private tours are a suggestion for your destination. You are free to skip or add other points. Let your personal driver know if you want to visit other places.
As this is a private tour, you are free to spend as much time you seem fit on each attraction. Some landmarks are more time-consuming than others and you can decide where to spend how much time. Just keep in mind the hourly usage included in your Tour, extra charges would apply if that limit is exceeded. Also night charges apply if you cross night time, please check Inclusions/Exclusions/Important Info for details.
You need to book online from this page. We accept only online bookings. Booking is confirmed instantly through SMS and Email. Driver & Cab details are sent on SMS/Email 3-6 hours before pick-up time.
No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.
If you wish to have an English driver who would drive you around the tour or drop you from one place to another, please mention the same in the Special Request section while booking. Any request would be taken into consideration and we will try arranging the same, although it\'s not a 100% Guarantee.
No these are purely sightseeing tours and we do not do provide stay/accommodation or do Hotel bookings on for you as part of these tours. For Multi-day sightseeing tours, you need to book your hotels yourself.
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₹ 4090 Per Vehicle
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