Private One Day Trip: Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram

Destinations Covered: Kanchipuram (Ekambaranatha Temple, Kailashanatha Temple, Kanchi Kamachi Amman Temple, Varatharaja Perumal Temple), Mahabalipuram
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
Departure Point: Your staying hotel in Chennai
Overview:
Enjoy a private cultural tour from Chennai to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram that showcases traditional South Indian culture, architecture and religion. Experience the grandeur architecture of Kanchipuram temples and splendor of impressive rock-cut sculptures that portray the excellence of Dravidian architecture.
Highlights:
  • In Kanchipuram, we will visit the Ekambaranathar Temple is one of the most ancient in India having been in existence since at least 600 AD dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Kanchipuram.
  • Then we will visit Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, the oldest structure in Kanchipuram, built during 685-705AD.
  • Next up, we will visit Kanchi Kamachi Amman Temple, which has a gallery of Adisankarcharya's Life history inside the temple premises itself. Goddess Kamakshi is the main deity and this temple is one of the fifty one Shakti peetas.
  • Then we will visit the Varatharaja Perumal Temple, which one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu believed to have been visited by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.
  • We will then drive to Mahabalipuram, visit UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mahabalipuram to explore its rock-cut cave temples and structures.
Cost:
  • Medium Car: 2500 INR
  • Toyata Innova: 3000 INR
  • Tempo Traveler: 3500 INR (Mini Bus)
Inclusions:
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • Transport by Private Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Parking & Toll Charges
  • Driver Allowance
  • Local Taxes
  • Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
Exclusions:
  • Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Beverages
  • Entry Fees
  • Activity Fees
  • Other items not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)

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