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Mahabalipuram Getaway(2 Nights)

Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Chennai

for Honeymooner, Getaway Seeker, Heritage Traveller

Holiday Overview

Beaches around Mahabalipuram
View of Shore Temple from Sea Breeze

Mahabalipuram Getaway is a popular Getaway itinerary typically opted by guests from cities other than Chennai (Chennai guests prefer a shorter 1 night stay)

Route

Mahabalipuram(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Mahabalipuram
  • Day-2 Mahabalipuram and around
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Mahabalipuram - Monuments at Mahabalipuram (1.00 kms), Dakshinachitra (30.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Chennai Departure - Chennai
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Pondicherry, a heritage and beach getaway instead (100 kms from Mahabalipuram) is a popular extension option.

Distances
  • Chennai to Mahabalipuram -60 kms (1 hrs)
  • Mahabalipuram to Chennai -60 kms (1 hrs)
Route

Chennai - Mahabalipuram(2) - Chennai

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Mahabalipuram Arrival to Mahabalipuram. Enroute its possible to visit Crocodile Farm and Dakshinachitra (Craft village).

Day-2 Mahabalipuram and around Visit Shore Temple (UNESCO World heritage site) and other heritage sites (Pancha Ratha, Varaha Cave Temple, Tiger Cave, Krishna Mandapam, Balancing rock, Arjuna's Penance, all within 1-2 km radius) in the evening. Guests looking to explore further may consider a visit to Kanchipuram (70 kms - 2 hours), renowned for its heritage temples and Kanjivaram Saris.

Day-3 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Mahabalipuram :

  • Monuments at Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram is home to 7th - 9th century monuments of Pallava kingdom which are now a designated UNESCO world heritage site. The monuments include Rock Temple, Lord Vishnu Temple, Arjuna Penance, Varaha Cave temple. Its a popular stopover on inbound heritage circuit and day visited from chennai.

  • Dakshinachitra - Dakshinachitra is a Craft village on east coast road where one can purchase authentic handcrafts from artisans.

Destination Overview

Chennai - Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, Chennai is a metro city of India and the largest in South India. Chennai is starting point for many itineraries of Taminadu and South India.

Mahabalipuram - Mahabalipuram also known as Mamallapuram is situated 60 km south Chennai on the famous East Coast Road. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th and the 9th century, and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Access
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Distances
  • Chennai to Mahabalipuram -60 kms (1 hrs)
  • Mahabalipuram to Chennai -60 kms (1 hrs)

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Distances
  • Chennai to Mahabalipuram -60 kms (1 hrs)
  • Mahabalipuram to Chennai -60 kms (1 hrs)

Expert Speak

Mahabalipuram Getaway is best from Access point of view (Chennai is just 60 kms away). Guests looking at varied experiences may opt for Pondicherry, a heritage and beach getaway instead (100 kms from Mahabalipuram).

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