1 Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour Package | Best Heritage Tour

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Embark on a captivating journey from Chennai to Mahabalipuram with our exclusive 1 day Chennai To Mahabalipuram tour package. Starting your adventure at 7:00 AM in a comfortable private cab, you’ll delve into the rich history and stunning landscapes of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perfect for history buffs, culture enthusiasts, and nature lovers, this tour offers a seamless blend of ancient marvels and scenic beauty.

Your day begins with a visit to the iconic Shore Temple, where the exquisite carvings and ocean backdrop set the tone for the day. Next, explore the Panch Pandav Rathas, five monolithic chariots, each showcasing unique architectural styles that date back to the 7th century. Marvel at the intricate details of Arjuna’s Penance, a massive rock carving that depicts scenes from Hindu mythology.

Witness the wonder of Krishna’s Butter Ball, a gigantic granite boulder that has defied gravity for centuries, and take a leisurely stroll along Mahabalipuram Beach, soaking in the serene coastal atmosphere. After a delightful local lunch, immerse yourself in South Indian culture at Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum showcasing traditional houses and artifacts.

Your adventure continues at the Crocodile Bank, a fascinating reptile zoo and research center home to numerous species of crocodiles, alligators, and turtles. Conclude your memorable tour with a scenic drive back to Chennai, arriving by 7:00 PM.

This 1-day Chennai to Mahabalipuram tour package is designed for those seeking a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Book now for an unforgettable experience!

Activity’s in 1 Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour Package

TimeActivityDescription
7:00 AMDeparture from ChennaiStart your journey from Chennai in a comfortable private cab.
9:00 AMArrival at MahabalipuramReach Mahabalipuram and prepare for an exciting day of exploration.
9:15 AMShore TempleVisit the iconic Shore Temple, renowned for its Dravidian architecture and ocean backdrop.
10:30 AMPanch Pandav RathasExplore five monolithic rock temples, each showcasing unique architectural styles from the 7th century.
11:30 AMArjuna’s PenanceWitness the massive open-air rock relief depicting scenes from Hindu mythology.
12:00 PMKrishna’s Butter BallMarvel at the gigantic granite boulder that defies gravity, a must-see natural wonder.
12:30 PMMahabalipuram BeachTake a relaxing stroll along the beach, enjoying the serene coastal views.
1:00 PMLunch BreakEnjoy a local lunch at a nearby restaurant, savoring the flavors of Tamil Nadu cuisine.
2:00 PMDakshina ChitraHead to Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum showcasing the cultural heritage of South India.
3:30 PMCrocodile BankVisit the reptile zoo and research center, home to various species of crocodiles, alligators, and turtles.
5:00 PMDeparture for ChennaiStart your return journey to Chennai, enjoying the scenic drive back.
7:00 PMArrival in ChennaiArrive back in Chennai, concluding your memorable one-day tour to Mahabalipuram.
This table outlines the key activities of your 1-day Chennai to Mahabalipuram tour, ensuring you make the most of your day trip with a perfect blend of historical, cultural, and natural experiences.

Best Places to visit in Mahabalipuram

Most Important

  • No Hotel Inlcuded
  • Chennai City
  • No Meal Included
  • 50% Advance Payment
  • Private cab
  • Mahabalipuram Sightseeing

Overview of 1 Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour Package

Discover the charm of ancient history and natural beauty with our 1-day Chennai to Mahabalipuram tour package. This comprehensive day trip is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Chennai and delve into the rich cultural heritage of Mahabalipuram. The tour starts at 7:00 AM with a comfortable private cab pickup from Chennai, ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey.

Best Time to Visit:
The ideal time to visit Mahabalipuram is from November to February when the weather is pleasant and perfect for sightseeing. The cool breeze and mild temperatures enhance your experience as you explore the historic sites and scenic spots.

Best Things to Do:
Begin your adventure with the magnificent Shore Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Bengal. Next, marvel at the Panch Pandav Rathas, five monolithic rock temples each carved in different architectural styles. Arjuna’s Penance, a massive open-air rock relief, will captivate you with its intricate carvings depicting mythological tales. Don’t miss the wonder of Krishna’s Butter Ball, a gigantic granite boulder that appears to defy gravity.

Best Places to Visit:
Enjoy a serene walk along Mahabalipuram Beach before heading to Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum showcasing South Indian culture. Conclude your tour with a visit to the Crocodile Bank, a unique reptile zoo home to various species of crocodiles, alligators, and turtles.

Returning to Chennai by 7:00 PM, this tour offers a perfect blend of historical marvels, cultural insights, and natural beauty, making it an unforgettable day trip from Chennai. Book now for an enriching experience!

Highlights of 1 Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour Package

  • Comfortable Travel: Start your day at 7:00 AM with a private cab pickup from Chennai, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey to Mahabalipuram.
  • Shore Temple: Explore the iconic Shore Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its exquisite Dravidian architecture and stunning ocean backdrop.
  • Panch Pandav Rathas: Visit the Panch Pandav Rathas, five monolithic rock temples each carved in unique architectural styles, showcasing the artistry of the Pallava dynasty.
  • Arjuna's Penance: Witness the grandeur of Arjuna's Penance, a massive open-air rock relief depicting scenes from Hindu mythology with intricate carvings.
  • Krishna's Butter Ball: Marvel at Krishna's Butter Ball, a gigantic granite boulder that defies gravity, making it a fascinating natural wonder.
  • Mahabalipuram Beach: Take a leisurely stroll along Mahabalipuram Beach, enjoying the serene coastal atmosphere and picturesque views.
  • Local Cuisine: Savor a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant, experiencing the authentic flavors of Tamil Nadu cuisine.
  • Dakshina Chitra: Immerse yourself in South Indian culture at Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum with traditional houses and cultural exhibits.
  • Crocodile Bank: Explore the Crocodile Bank, a reptile zoo and herpetology research center home to various species of crocodiles, alligators, and turtles.
  • Scenic Drive: Enjoy a scenic drive back to Chennai, arriving by 7:00 PM, and reflecting on a day filled with history, culture, and natural beauty.
  • Best Time to Visit: November to February is the ideal time to visit, with pleasant weather perfect for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Itinerary of 1 Day Chennai To Mahabalipuram Tour Package

Pickup: 7:00 AM from Chennai by Private Cab

Itinerary:
7:00 AM - Departure from Chennai

Start your journey from Chennai at 7:00 AM in a comfortable private cab.
9:00 AM - Arrival at Mahabalipuram

Reach Mahabalipuram around 9:00 AM.
9:15 AM - Shore Temple

Visit the Shore Temple, an iconic structure overlooking the Bay of Bengal, known for its intricate carvings and historical significance.
10:30 AM - Panch Pandav Rathas

Explore the Panch Pandav Rathas, a set of monolithic rock temples each carved in a different style.
11:30 AM - Arjuna's Penance

Witness the massive open-air rock relief, Arjuna's Penance, depicting scenes from Hindu mythology.
12:00 PM - Krishna's Butter Ball

Marvel at Krishna's Butter Ball, a gigantic granite boulder perched on a hillside, seemingly defying gravity.
12:30 PM - Mahabalipuram Beach

Take a relaxing stroll along Mahabalipuram Beach, enjoy the sea breeze, and soak in the scenic beauty.
1:00 PM - Lunch Break

Enjoy a local lunch at a nearby restaurant, savoring the flavors of Tamil Nadu cuisine.
2:00 PM - Dakshina Chitra

Head to Dakshina Chitra, a living-history museum showcasing the rich cultural heritage of South India through various exhibits and traditional houses.
3:30 PM - Crocodile Bank

Visit the Crocodile Bank, a reptile zoo and herpetology research station, home to various species of crocodiles, alligators, and turtles.
5:00 PM - Departure for Chennai

Start your return journey to Chennai, enjoying the scenic drive back.
7:00 PM - Arrival in Chennai

Arrive back in Chennai by 7:00 PM, concluding your memorable one-day tour to Mahabalipuram.

Includes/Excludes

Including Tour Package

  • Private cab with a professional driver.
  • All sightseeing and transfers as per the itinerary.
  • Fuel, toll taxes, and driver allowances.

Excluding Tour Package

  • Entry fees to monuments and parks.
  • Meals and beverages.
  • Personal expenses and tips.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the duration of the tour?

The tour starts at 7:00 AM with a pickup from Chennai and ends by 7:00 PM with a return to Chennai, making it a 12-hour day trip.

What is included in the tour package?

The package includes private cab transportation, visits to Shore Temple, Panch Pandav Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Krishna’s Butter Ball, Mahabalipuram Beach, Dakshina Chitra, and Crocodile Bank.

Are entry fees to the attractions included in the package?

Entry fees to the attractions are generally not included in the package and need to be paid separately at each site.

Is lunch included in the tour package?

Lunch is not included in the package, but there will be a lunch break where you can enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.

What is the best time of year to take this tour?

The best time to visit Mahabalipuram is from November to February when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing.

Is the tour suitable for children and elderly people?

Yes, the tour is suitable for all age groups. However, some walking and exploration of historical sites are involved, so it is advisable to consider any mobility issues.

Can the tour be customized?

Yes, the tour can often be customized to suit your preferences. Please discuss any specific requests with the tour operator at the time of booking.

What type of vehicle will be used for transportation?

A comfortable, air-conditioned private cab will be provided for transportation throughout the tour.

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1 Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour Package | Best Heritage Tour

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