Experiencing the mystical town of Mahabalipuram
History & heritage tours

Experiencing the mystical town of Mahabalipuram

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the coastal temple town of Mahabalipuram
  • Visit the iconic Shore Temple and Arjuna's Penance
  • Explore the local's way of life
What to expect

Today you will travel to the coastal temple town of Mahabalipuram. Full of spectacular rock-sculptures and monuments, Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is a hot favorite destination. Once there, proceed to the Shore Temple. Your next stop is Arjuna’s Penance, a gigantic bas-relief, dating back to the 7th century, and it remains one of the most famous rock carvings in Mahabalipuram. After that, you will have some leisure time now and it will be a good idea to spend a relaxing afternoon at the scenic golden beach, lapped by the azure waters of the sea. In the afternoon, go on an exploratory tour of Mahabalipuram. Experience the local way of life here. Finally, it will be time to drive back to your hotel in Chennai and reach it around 4.00pm.

Read more
What's included
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • English speaking local guide
  • Monument entrance fee
What's not included
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Child (6-11 years)
Where

Pick-up from your hotel in Chennai. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Children below 6 years old are not allowed to join this tour
  • Comfortable clothing is suggested
  • Bring your own water bottle, sunglasses, and caps
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
Read more
When
  • Daily
  • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
Read more
Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

You might also like

Attractions & monuments

This half-day city tour of Chennai is the perfect option to see incredible places the city has to of...

Day trips & excursions

Discover Pondicherry in this full-day tour packed right to the brim! Pondicherry is a wonderful plac...

Walking tours

During this tour of Mylapore, an ancient town in the heart of modern Chennai, you’ll be able to expe...

Walking tours

Visit the EA Mall & Spencer Plaza to get a real-time experience of the coastal city of Chennai. EA M...

History & heritage tours

Once you get picked up from the hotel, your first destination for the day would be Fort St. George w...

History & heritage tours

Today, you will be picked up from your hotel in Chennai, at around 7.00am and drive to Pondicherry. ...