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Mahabalipuram Holiday Packages

Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram which is a name for rock-cut caves and carved temples has a historic importance and is a well-loved tourist location of Tamil Nadu state. The city of temples is on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal.
The Shore Temple, the Five Rathas, and the Crocodile Bank are included in the UNESCO world heritage site. The city was established during Pallava dynasty. Mahabalipuram has become an important port and a splendid center of rich activity here. The Pallavas dynasty has left behind a treasure of magnificent history, architecture and culture which included stunning monoliths, rock temples and attractive statues of deities etc. Mahabalipuram tour packages are sure to take you back in history to the days of bygone glory.

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Chennai Honeymoon Package For 2 Nights 3 Days 2 Nights/ 3 Days Chennai (1D)Mahabalipuram (2D)
Chennai Honeymoon Package For 1 Night 2 Days 1 Nights/ 2 Days Mahabalipuram (2D)
Pondicherry Package For 4 Nights 5 Days 4 Nights/ 5 Days Chennai (1D)Mahabalipuram (1D)Pondicherry (3D)
Pondicherry Mahabalipuram Chennai Tour Package 4 Nights/ 5 Days Chennai (1D)Mahabalipuram (1D)Pondicherry (3D
Divine Pondicherry Tour Package From Delhi 4 Nights/ 5 Days Port Blair (3D)Havelock (2D)
Mesmerizing Pondicherry Tour Package From Mumbai 4 Nights/ 5 Days Chennai (1D)Mahabalipuram (1D)Pondicherry (3D)

If you are planning a tour for visiting temples, forts and palaces, then the best option to explore is Mahabalipuram. So, book your Mahabalipuram tour package to enjoy a piece of history with your family or friends.

Best Time To Visit

You can visit Mahabalipuram at any time of the year, but the best time to visit is considered to be between the months of November to February, as the weather during this time is quite favorable for traveling.

Summer (March to June)

Mahabalipuram is quite humid in summer and you can definitely visit this destination during this time. Also, you need to carry water bottles, umbrellas and sunglasses to protect yourself from the heat.

Monsoon (July to September)

Though Monsoon drops the temperature but it brings an occasional heavy shower. The rain makes the environment fresh and green and it is not a bad time to visit Mahabalipuram.

Winter (October to February)

Winter is considered the best time to visit Mahabalipuram. The weather remains pleasant with warm days and cool nights. The time is great for sightseeing and outdoor activities

How To Reach

By Flight

There is no direct flight service available for Mahabalipuram. The nearest airport to Mahabalipuram is Chennai Airport which is located in Chennai at a distance of about 40 km only. From the airport you can hire taxis or use public transport to reach Mahabalipuram.

By Train

There is no direct train service to Mahabalipuram. The nearest railway station is Egmore railway station which is located in Chennai city. From the railway station you can hire a taxi or can use public transport to reach your destination.

By Road

Mahabalipuram, the temple city is very well connected to all the nearby cities via road. You can easily reach Mahabalipuram via bus or taxi from Chennai.

Bestselling Mahabalipuram Tour Packages

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Chennai Honeymoon Package For 1 Night 2 Days
1 Night/2 Days
₹11,407/-
Upto 3 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Stay Included, Transfers
Chennai Honeymoon Package For 2 Nights 3 Days
2 Nights/3 Days
₹19,458/-
Upto 4 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Stay Included, Transfers
Pondicherry Mahabalipuram Chennai Tour Package
4 Nights/5 Days
₹28,060/-
Upto 4 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Transfers, Stay Included
Pondicherry Package For 4 Nights 5 Days
4 Nights/5 Days
₹17,957/-
Upto 2 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Transfers, Stay Included
Top-Selling Pondicherry Packages From Delhi For A Wonderful Holiday Trip
4 Nights/5 Days
₹20,763/-
Upto 2 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Stay Included, Transfers
Best Selling Pondicherry Packages From Mumbai
4 Nights/5 Days
₹20,202/-
Upto 3 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Stay Included, Transfers
Pondicherry Mahabalipuram Tour Package From Chennai
2 Nights/3 Days
₹13,468/-
Upto 2 Stars, Meals, Sightseeing, Transfers, Stay Included
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Chennai Honeymoon Package For 1 Night 2 Days

Chennai Honeymoon Package For 1 Night 2 Days

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₹ 11,407/-₹ 12,535/-

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₹ 19,458/-₹ 20,923/-

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₹ 28,060/-₹ 30,500/-

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₹ 17,957/-₹ 19,519/-

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₹ 13,468/-₹ 14,482/-

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₹ 25,254/-₹ 27,450/-

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FAQs for Mahabalipuram

Why is Mahabalipuram famous?

Mahabalipuram is famous for its temples, vast beach, monoliths, and stone carvings.

What is the best time to visit Mahabalipuram?

Winter is considered the best time to visit Mahabalipuram.

What is the best thing to buy from Mahabalipuram as souvenir?

Mahabalipuram is famous wooden and stone artifacts. Also, decorative pieces and jewellery of seashells can be purchased as souvenirs.

Is there a dress code for the temples?

No dress code is there but wearing Indian clothes would be better.

Which language people speak in Mahabalipuram?

Most people speak Tamil language as the city is in Tamil Nadu.

Which is the nearest airport to Mahabalipuram?

Chennai airport is the nearest airport to Mahabalipuram.

How long does it take to reach Mahabalipuram from Chennai?

It takes a little over an hour to reach Mahabalipuram from Chennai via the East Coast Road.

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Malay's 4 days trip to Tamil Nadu

2 years ago
Apart from the hotel, all the facilities are good, well organized Mahabalipuram
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Malay Saha

Raipur

Bhaskara's 5 days trip to Tamil Nadu

2 years ago
Except first day hotel issues, overall trip was very good. Got one of the best driver who was having good knowledge about all the places. Hotel in mahabalipuram was Excellent.
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Bhaskara HG

Bangalore

Niladri's 7 days trip to Tamil Nadu

4 years ago
I got in touch with traveltriangle and gosthala when I was planning a 7 day trip of Tamil Nadu starting from Mahabalipuram to Madurai covering 4 coastal cities. When I started having detail discussion with them they made me realize that how far the distances would be and how we can break the journey and cover more cities. They comfortably planned the itenary and setup a 7 city tour in 8 days which was remarkable. The driver who was allocated to us was good, but I wish that he could speak either Hindi or English fluently as it became difficult for us to make him understand what we wanted. But then the behavior of the driver was really good and he knew the locations good. All our stays was well planned except for the stay at Gopinivas grand in kanyakumari. The hotel seems good from outside but was a mess inside. Gosthala team assured us that they won't suggest that hotel to any other traveller. Apart from that it was a remarkable and a memorable trip and I would like to thank gosthala team to keep up the great work.
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Best Places To Visit

Shore Temple

The major tourist destinations of Mahabalipuram include the Shore Temple which dates back to the 8th century BC. The Pallavas have built a magnificent temple using blocks of granite in the Dravidian style. Shore temples are built in pyramid style resting on a 60 feet high and 50 feet square platform.

Five Rathas Temple

The Pancha Ratha Temple is a rock-cut temple built by the Pallavas at the end of the 7th century. The Panch Rathas Temple was named after the Pandavas and other characters in the Mahabharata, like Draupadi Ratha, Dharmaraja Ratha and such others. The next chariot is the Arjuna Chariot which is dedicated to Lord Bholenath.

Mahabalipuram Beach

Mahabalipuram Beach is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal in the south, about 58 km from Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. It is about 20 km long beach which came into existence since the 20th century. This beach is popular among tourists for beach activities like sunbathing, diving, windsurfing and water skiing.

Arjuna’s Penance

One of the main attractions of Mahabalipuram is Arjuna's penance which is about 30 meters long and 9 meters high and it is built on two huge rocks. Arjuna's penance is one of the most popular 7th - 8th century stone carvings of Mahabalipuram. This has carvings like those of animals, birds, semi-celestial creatures, elephants and monkeys and so on.

Thirukalukundram Temple

It is a scenic spot in Mahabalipuram, situated on the hilltop. The temple is 15 km west of Mahabalipuram. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The principal deities of the Thirukalukundram temple are Arulmigu Vedagireshwar and Arulmighu Thirumalai Aldiyar.

Things To Do

Visit Dakshinachitra Village

Dakshinachitra is a heritage village situated on the Mahabalipuram beach and about 25 km from the city of Chennai. The village has been developed as a model of the village to represent the 19th century civilization.

Try local food

The restaurants and cafes in Mahabalipuram serve you a variety of cuisines. From street food to an elaborate, traditional and authentic thali, here is a long list of local food for tourists to try. You can also take a simple South Indian plate here which offers you authentic idli, dosa, appam, vada, upma sambar, sweet pongal, kesari, payasam and much more.

Visit Crocodile Bank

In 1976, Romulus Whitaker, the herpetologist established the Crocodile Bank which became a home to many African and Indian alligators and crocodiles. Crocodiles are kept in open pools to give them the feel of natural habitat. Adventure loving tourists can explore snake farm that is located.

Enjoy Mamallapuram dance festival

This four-week-long dance festival is organized at Arjuna's penance. People who love Indian classical dances such as Bharat Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Mohiniattam, Odissi and Kathakali, especially come here to enjoy. Tourism Department of Tamil Lady promotes this cultural event which is attended by prominent people of the state.

Indulge in water sports

To enjoy to the fullest during this tour, tourists can take the pleasure of water sports like kitesurfing and windsurfing on the beach. Adventurous sports on Wide Beach on the ride side of Shore temple are very popular.

Visit Mahabalipuram LightHouse

This century old light house is perfect to take a climbing challenge. The lighthouse is a very old structure and is a perfect location to experience magnificent views.

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To indulge in sheer spirituality, you must visit Mahabalipuram. Moreover, Mahabalipuram tour package is the best choice to experience religious and historical relics and create a memorable holiday. So, wait no more, and book your Mahabalipuram tourism package now!