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Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram 2 Day Tour from Bangalore

 Bangalore    1 Nights/2 Days 103 people interested today
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Trip Overview

Take 2 days sightseeing tour of Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram which were the architectural capitals of Pallava and Chola dynasty.

Highlights

  • Explore the grandeur and beautiful carvings of Kanchipuram temples
  • Visit the group of monuments of Mahabalipuram and Shore temple.
  • Enjoy the best of Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram with an experienced driver.

 

Detailed Overview

Kanchipuram is also called Kanchi or Kanjeevaram, one of the most ancient cities of southern India and traces its history to the 2nd century BCE as an early Chola capital. Temples are found everywhere here and Kanchipuram has a rich cultural history and is one of the oldest cities in India. Apart from Temple City, Kanchipuram is also known "Silk City" for its unique hand-woven sarees famous all over the country. 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

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Start from Bangalore, reach Kanchipuram and visit the temples.

  • The driver will pick the guests from the hotel in Bangalore and drive to Kanchipuram which is almost 5 hours journey from Banglore.
  • We will reach Kanchipuram and visit Kamakshi Amman Temple, and is dedicated to goddess Kamakshi. It is believed that this temple is existing even before Aadi Shankaracharya's period.
  • Visit Ekambareshwar temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by Pallavas.
  • Also take a visit to Varadharaja Perumal Temple, which is dedicated to lord Vishnu. This temple has a 100 pillar hall which becomes a major attraction.
  • Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was constructed using sandstone for most of the sculptures. The architecture of this temples resembles the style of architecture at Mahabalipuram.
  • The driver will drop the guests back to the hotel in Kanchipuram.

Day 2: Drive to Mahabalipuram, visit temple and group of monuments and drive back to Bangalore. 

  • Start the day early and drive to Mahabalipuram which is 66 km from Kanchipuram which almost takes one and half hours.
  • Visit Shore temple which Mahabalipuram is famous for, built by Pallavas which overlooks the sea.
  • Take a visit to Pancha Rathas which are dedicated to Pandavas and also visit rock-cut temples and a lighthouse from where we can witness the aerial view of the town.
  • Arjuna's penance, Krishna's butter ball and other rock-cut temples are also part of group of monuments which are considered to be UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • We will drive back to Bangalore which is 350 km away and reach late evening.

 

Basic Details

Start Point
Bangalore
Finish Point
Bangalore
Start time
6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O885A2490

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Bangalore city hotel/residence
  • All transportation using private air-conditioned Sedan Car or SUV (as chosen)
  • Driver and fuel charges
  • Usage of 750 KM (more than sufficient)
  • Interstate taxes

Exclusions

  • Any toll charges and parking fee
  • Any meals or accommodation
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
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Important Information

  • The guests may choose to skip or add any new attraction in the destination of the tour.
  • Pick-up address and drop address at the end of the tour should be the same.
  • 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. 300 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The tour has a kilometer limit of 750 kilometers.
  • After 750 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver).
    • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 11 per km (additional kilometre charge).
    • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 13 per km (additional kilometre charge).
  • This is not a guided tour.
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested for during the booking in "Special Request" section, though the same cannot be promised.

Cancellation Policy

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

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • The driver will pick up the guests from the hotel or residence in Bangalore. So please provide the complete address in the booking check out page.
  • The local person's contact and phone number will be shared in the booking voucher.
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