SRI KAPILESWARA TRAVELS OFFER ONE DAY CHENNAI TO MAHABALIPURAM TOUR PACKAGE
ONE DAY CHENNAI TO MAHABALIPURAM TOUR WITH SRI KAPILESWARA TRAVELS
Chennai to Mahabalipuram Trip – Car Rental Prices
- AC TOYOTA ETIOS | A/C SWIFT DEZIRE A/C CAR 4+1 seater Rs 3200/-
- AC TOYOTA INNOVA CAR 6+1 or 7+1 Seater Rs 4200/-
- AC INNOVA CRYSTA CAR 6+1 or 7+1 Seater Rs 5000/-
- AC TAVERA CAR 8 Seater or 9 Seater Rs 4200/-
- AC Tempo Traveller 12+1 seater to 14+1 Seater Rs 6500/-
Pick up & Drop – Chennai Airport, Railway Station, Chenai Hotels & your door step
Includes : Toll gate, Car Parking, Permit Tax and Driver Beta
Excludes : Entry Fees all the Mahabalipuram sightseeing Places
One Day Mahabalipuram Tour Package – SightSeeing Lists
- Mahabalipuram Beach
- Mahabalipuram Sea Shore Temple
- Mahabalipuram Dakshinachitra
- Mamallapuram Lighthouse
- Pancha Rathas
- Arjuna’s Penance
- Krishna’s Butterball
- Mahishamardini Cave
- Crocodile Park
- Kovalam Beach
- Muttukadu Boat House
Mahabalipuram located in the southern eastern parts of Tamilnadu is known for its astounding architecture and rock sculpture
Being a 7th century remarkable Hindu group of monuments, it is recognised by the UNESCO as one of the world heritage sites.
The name “Mahabalipuram” is named after a Pallava king Narasimhavarman I. He was a great wrestler during his reign and was nicknamed as “MAMALLAN”. It is because of this ruler, Mahabalipuram is also called as Mamallapuram.
This stunning masterpiece located in Chengalpattu district is about 55 kms from Chennai.
It is believed that along with the shore temple, there were also six other magnificent temples. So, it is called as “SEVEN PAGODAS OF MAMALLAPURAM” since Marco Polo’s time.
MAHABALIPURAM is blessed with innumerable tourists’ sites. This town rich in stone carvings, magnificent temples, cave sanctuaries, beach and monoliths can be explored by our One Day Chennai to Mahabalipuram Tour with “SRI KAPILESWARA TRAVELS”
“MAMALLAPURAM” being one of the two major ports of the Pallavas in the 7th century is named after a Pallava king Narasimhavarman I who his known for his love of art and sculpture.
This town stands unique for its splendid rathas – temples in the form of chariots, mandapas – cave sanctuaries, the Descent of the Ganges and the shore temple.
It holds 32 types of Individual monuments over nearly 4 kilometres, out of which 13 monuments are situated on the hill rock area.
This Granite stone architecture depicts scenes from Mahabharata and its believed to be carved during the reign of Narasimhavarman I and Rajasimhavarman.
WHY XI JINPING visited MAMALLAPURAM?
Mamallapuram was chosen as the venue for the second summit between India and China because it is believed that Bodhidharma , the third son of a pallava king travelled to china via kancheepuram and he is now being worshipped by the Chinese.
Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk and he is the reason for the spread of Buddhism in china
So, in order to give a spiritual and emotional touch to XI JINPING, Mamallapuram was chosen as the venue for the summit.
It is also said that the Pallavas had good trade and defence relationship with China.
The Chinese coins in the Mamallapuram region stand as an evidence for a good trading relationship between China and India.
The seed which was sown 2000 years ago is one the reasons that made China and India as the second largest trading partners.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- When is the best time to visit Mahabalipuram?
The best time to visit Mahabalipuram will be during the winter season which falls between November and February.
- What is the average temperature in Mahabalipuram?
The average temperature in Mahabalipuram is around 28.4∙C.
- What can I buy in Mahabalipuram?
Mahabalipuram is famous for its stone and wooden artifacts, granite sculptures and seashells.
- Which God is famous in Mahabalipuram?
Mahabalipuram is mainly famous for Lord Vishnu.
- Is Mahabalipuram safe?
Being an historical monument and a world heritage site recognised by the UNESCO, Mahabalipuram is safe for tourists across the world.
- What are they must visit places in Mahabalipuram?
- MAHABALIPURAM SEA SHORE TEMPLE
- DAKSHINA CHITRA
- ARJUNAR PENANCE
- COVELONG BEACH
- PANCHA RATHAS
- CROCODILE BANK
- MUTTUKADU BEACH / BOAT HOUSE
- ISKON TEMPLE