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Mahabalipuram Day Tour from Chennai

 Chennai    8 Hours 1 review 82 people interested today
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8 Hours
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Overview

Take a tour of the historic city of Mahabalipuram from Chennai & visit the most famous Shore temple, Tiger cave & other must-see attractions.

 Highlights

  • 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 

 

Detailed Overview

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. 

 

Itinerary

  • 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.

Basic Details

Start Point
Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Hotel/Residence
Start time
7:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am 9:00 am See more
Category
Tours & Sightseeing
Trip Code
O530A1073

Inclusions

  • All transportation using private air-conditioned hatchback/sedan or SUV with the driver
  • Pickup and drop-off in Chennai Hotel or Residence
  • Driver and fuel charges
  • 300 km of usage (more than sufficient)

Exclusions

  • Monument entrance fees
  • Any toll and parking fees (To be paid on actual)
  • Personal expenses
  • Any meals
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Important Info

  • The guests may choose to skip or add a new place to the itinerary
  • Pick up & drop off has to be the in the Chennai city limits
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar
  • SUV (6-seater) models provided are Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga or similar
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
  • The tour has a kilometer limit of 300 kilometers
  • After 300 kilometers, additional per kilometer charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 10 per km (additional kilometer charge)
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 13 per km (additional kilometer charge)
  • This is not a guided tour

Cancellation

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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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.

Helpful

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.

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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.

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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.

Helpful

No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.

Helpful

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.

Helpful

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.

Helpful

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.

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1 Review

4.0

Haridas kizhepat

10 Sep 2018

This trip was nice. I got the confirmation SMS before 8.30pm. They didn`t ask any extra charge even after 1 hour delay above the specified time limit.

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Chennai Hotel or Residence
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page.
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