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Mahabalipuram Tourist Guide


Mahabalipuram Tourist Guide
  • Location: Tamilnadu,India -
  • How to reach: Transports land in the focal point of the town from either Koyembedu (CMBT) or Tiruvanmiyur (in Chennai) andKanchipuram. There are immediate transports from CMBT yet you can likewise take any transport that has ECR composed on the front, however be cautioned some of these ECR transports will drop you outside town, and don't go into the town fitting. You can likewise get the transport from Pondicherry.

Mahabalipuram Tourist Guide


Package Overview – Take a divine tour through the sanctified Temples of South India in the popular area of Mahabalipuram. On this package, you can visit the Temples of Mahabalipuram with Architectural richness and diversity on the other side divinity. This tour covers all famous temples in holy place to make you truly satisfied and as a devotee. You will love to explore this region. The structures here, basically cut straight out of rock, are among the most established existing illustrations of Dravidian (South Indian) construction modeling. Today's Mahabalipuram is absolutely a vacationer town and one of the real attractions around Chennai. The East Coast Road has made it effectively open - pretty much an hour from the city.


Cost of Tour Package – The cost of tour package to Mahabalipuram from Mumbai and Delhi takes 42,000 INR for the Deluxe Package and for First-Class Package it charges 31,000 INR. In case, you have a bigger group to go on a trip to South India, you may contact the tour operator and clarify the details.

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How to Reach:

Transports land in the focal point of the town from either Koyembedu (CMBT) or Tiruvanmiyur (in Chennai) andKanchipuram. There are immediate transports from CMBT yet you can likewise take any transport that has ECR composed on the front, however be cautioned some of these ECR transports will drop you outside town, and don't go into the town fitting. You can likewise get the transport from Pondicherry.

A taxi from Chennai will cost Rs. 600-800 restricted (USD 15 to 20) however the rates are prone to be higher in view of the season, taxi administrator. Guests outside Chennai, even Indian nationals and most certainly from Overseas are prone to be requested higher rates. To or from the airplane terminal will cost Rs 800-1,200 and will take one hour off crest and 1/2 hours top time. If it’s not too much trouble arrange the taxi tolls toward the start of the trip and stay firm if the administrator requests more.


The drive from Chennai on the East Coast Road is, by Indian guidelines, a grand experience: it is one of the few toll streets in India and looked after well. That said, it’s still stand out path every bearing with no divider, so overwhelming has a tendency to be hair-raising and rapid head-on impacts are very basic. The street runs parallel to the bank of Bay of Bengal making it a grand carport, in spite of the fact that you won't see the ocean until the last few miles. The 2004 Indian Ocean torrent wreaked ruin around here, so you will see shanty-towns constructed for influenced anglers and a significant part of the greenery has been cleared away.)


Package Inclusions

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels in the package (The Golden Palate, Garden View, Next Hotel Mammala)
  • Daily breakfast in all the hotels
  • Pickup and drop from airport / railway station
  • Sightseeing as per the package
  • All transportation in AC Indica car with English / Hindi speaking driver cum guide
  • Children up to 5 yrs. are complimentary but children above 6 yrs. and adults 25% extra with extra bed.
  • Fuel, toll, parking fee and driver allowance
  • Applicable taxes

Package Exclusions

  • Air / train fare, Food (except in includes), Laundry, Portages, Liquor, Tips
  • Entry fee at places, monuments, sightseeing
  • Anything not included in the Cost Includes section

Why Should You Choose This Package?

You are most welcome at Mahabalipuram, the most spiritual tour package to experience a sanctum sanctorum. 4 days 5 nights’ package tour takes you on a long journey across the temple town of Mahabalipuram. The surroundings have been made much more pleasant, at the same time; there has been a considerable measure of wind and water disintegration on the sanctuary carvings with a significant number of them having experienced loss of point of interest through the years. Kind of excessively little, past the point of no return, yet at the same time, better than nothing. Be arranged to battle you route through grasps of rovers, bums, aides, snakes charmers etc, all of which is a key piece of the experience and not to be grimaced upon. Food lover also get the option to try many seafood at popular local restaurants. 


Major Tourist Spot:

Shore Temple. The most seasoned structure in the zone, construct c. 700 AD, this sanctuary has been here for more than 1400 years. Be that as it may, dissimilar to Mamallapuram's different landmarks, the Shore Temple is a building (not cut from rock) and the greater part of the current structure is a remaking after it was struck by a violent wind. It's not especially extensive, and the carvings have been gravely dissolved by the wind and the ocean, however this adds to the feeling of ancient times. The range around the sanctuary is presently an arranged park, with gatekeepers keeping the crowds of gift peddlers under control. A Shiva lingam is cherished in the focal building and the site can get extremely packed on weekends.


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Five Rathas (Pancha Pandava Rathas) - This site contains five rathas, truly chariots, dating from the seventh century. The figures are supplemented by a few gigantic stone creatures, including a vast elephant.

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Thirukadalmallai- the sanctuary devoted to Lord Vishnu. It was additionally fabricated by Pallava King with a specific end goal to shield the figures from the sea. It is informed that in the wake of building this sanctuary, the remaining structural engineering was safeguarded and was not eroded via ocean.



Sculpture Museum- East Raja Street has several figures in stone; wood etc.It is definitely justified even despite a visit. Rs. 2 extra charge.

The accompanying structures are all cut straight out of rock in the focal slope region, so you can go between them by walking. The view inside the slopes is additionally very strange, with smooth rock climbing out of the timberland and cut stairways driving between the mandapas (structures), hollows and carvings.

Arjuna's Penance, otherwise called the Descent of the Ganges. A monster bas-easing loaded with point by point carvings, including a group of elephants and monkeys. Archeologists still squabble over what, precisely, the bas easing delineates; the focal figure might really portray Bhagiratha, not Arjuna.

Krishna's Butterball is a monster regular rock roosted on a slope, apparently in insubordination of all laws of material science it’s a typical sight to see guests putting hands under the stone posturing for pics, which looks just as they are holding it! The rock gives welcome shade in the event that you set out to sit underneath it, and neighborhood children have found that the tricky close-by slope additionally makes an awesome regular slide.


Mahishamardini Cave. The focal cutting is of Shiva and Parvati and Murugan


Varaha Cave has four noteworthy carvings of Vishnu, Gakalakshmi, Trivikama and Durga.

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Package Itinerary

Day 1

Duration – No tour on that day

Arrival – 11 AM – 12 PM

Morning - We reach Chennai Airport and the tour operators will receive you to take you to the airport

Afternoon- You check inside the hotel

Evening – It is entirely yours or you can take a small trip to over the city.

Food - Normal cuisines and South Indian Thalis


Day 2

Morning – We set out for the visit to Shore Temple .

 Afternoon and Evening - Visit Five Rathas (Pancha Pandava Rathas)  which contains five rathas, truly chariots, dating from the seventh century.

Food – South Indian cuisines and delicacies in the breakfast and you can have your lunch in any popular restaurant.


Day 3

Morning – After an early breakfast, we drive to Thirukadalmallai in the air-conditioned comfort of your coach.

Afternoon & Evening-Visited the Sculpture Museum, Mahishamardini Cave and Varaha Cave.

Food – Have South Indian cuisines at or near the shore in the snacks.


Day 4

Morning – After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed for some seven points tourist spot which includes small falls, zoo garden, parks and temples.

Evening – Check-in at the hotel

Food – Enjoy South Indian food at temple.


Best Time to Visit South India

You can pay visit to South India and their popular tourist destination during the months of December to February when the climate is at its most pleasant. If you like to pay visit in between May to October in Kerala and on the east coast of Tamil Nadu, it is better to carry an umbrella and be prepared for shower at any time.  


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