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Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram Day Tour from Chennai

 Chennai    10 Hours 1 review 290 people interested today
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In this tour, visit Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram which are the most ancient towns & has history painted on it. Visit the most famous & UNESCO World Heritage monuments.



  • 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 known as the City of One Thousand Temples, Kanchipuram is known for the grandeur and architecture of its temples. Temples are found everywhere here and Kanchipuram has a rich cultural history and is one of the oldest cities in India.


Brief Itinerary:

  • The driver will pick the guests from the hotel in Chennai.
  • We will drive to Kanchipuram which is a 3 hours journey from Chennai.
  • We will reach Kanchipuram & visit Kamakshi Amman Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, and Devarajaswami Temple
  • We can stop in a local restaurant for lunch.
  • We will drive to Mahabalipuram which is 2 hour from Kancheepuram.
  • We will visit Arjuna Penance, Five Rathas, Tiger Cave - group of monuments which forms UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • We will also visit Sea Shore Temple, which overlooks the shore of Bay of Bengal
  • We will start driving back to Chennai & the guests are dropped back to the hotel

This is not a Guided Tour


  • All transportation using Private Air-Conditioned Sedan or SUV
  • Pickup and drop-off in Chennai Hotel or Residence
  • Driver and fuel charges
  • Itinerary mentioned is a suggestion, you can add/skip places.
  • 250 Kms of usage (more than enough for the itinerary)


  • Monument entrance fees
  • Any Toll and Parking fees (To be paid on actual)
  • Personal expenses
  • Any meals
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 applicable if used beyond 10:00PM.
  • Guide

Important Info

  • Pick up & drop off has to be the in the Chennai city limits.
  • Pick up & drop off location can be different but extra charges will apply as per distance from pick-up location. To be paid to the driver directly.
  • This is not a guided tour
  • Night charges applicable after 10 pm: Rs. 250 for Sedan and Rs. 300 for SUV
  • Sedan segment refers to 4+1 seat Maruti Swift Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, Toyota Etios, etc.
  • SUV segment refers to big 6+1 seat Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Maruti Ertiga
  • 250 km limit can be exceeded and paid extra directly the o driver at the rate of
    • 10/Km for Sedan 
    • 13/KM for SUV


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

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.

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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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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


Ankit saradagi

03 Mar 2018

It was good experience. Driver was very friendly too. We covered all the places. Everything went well. Safe and sound. I would love to recommend Trodly to friends. Keep it up Trodly

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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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