Day Trip to Mahabalipuram (Curated Private Sightseeing Experience)

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From $120.19

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Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Experience the popular gateway Mahabalipuram’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites near to Chennai, known for its picturesque beauty, carved temples and rock-cut caves, heritage and culture on this guided day trip to Chennai's most perennial favorite gateway.

What's Included

Highly trained and friendly Storyteller/ Guide who can speak English & Hindi

Air-conditioned vehicle


What's Not Included

Entry fee to any historical site

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Shore Temple
You will explore the Mahabalipuram a well established sea port was during the 7th to 10th centuries of the Pallava dynasty. The highlight of the tour will be followings
1. Shore Temple Dating back to the 8th century, two-temple structure that stands facing the sea and long survivor among the seven magnificent temples built over here.
2. Panch Rathas meaning five chariots, are magnificent stone structures, each carved out of a single huge boulder and each structure dedicated to one of the five Pandava brothers, significant characters of the Indian epic Mahabharata.
3. Krishna's Butter Ball a huge boulder with just a tip of it touching the rock giving the on-looker an impression that it may roll on him any moment.
4. Cave temples like Tiger Cave, Atyantakama & Ramanuja Cave Temples etc.
5. Asia's largest Seashell Museum having more than 20,000 kinds of shells, conchs, corals and fossils on display.
6. Mahabalipuram Beach and Light House.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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