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Mahabalipuram Holiday Packages

Our collection of Mahabalipuram holiday packages will let you explore the Shore Temples which are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located 60 kilometers away from ChennaiMahabalipuram, officially known as Mamallapuram is famous for its historical monuments, temples and golden beaches.

There are 11 temples known as Mandapas, situated on both sides of the hills of Mahabalipuram. These temples are excellent example of Dravadian architecture. Major tourist attractions in Mahabalipuram are Panch Pandava Rathas, Shore Temple – located shores of Bay of Bengal this consists of a Vishnu Temple and two Shiva Temples, Varaha Caves-rock cut caves having idols of incarnations of Vishnu–Varaha, Mahishasuramardhini Caves, Somaskanda sculptures and Arjuna’s Penance-is one of the biggest open air rock sculptures of the seventh century with intricate carving of life like figures.



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South India Religious Tour
5 N / 6 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Trichy - Madurai

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Tamil Nadu Golden Triangle Tour
4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram

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Chennai Trichy Tour
6 N / 7 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy

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18,600
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Tamil Nadu Religious Tour
9 N / 10 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai – Trivandrum - Kanyakumari

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  • Excursion to attraction of Chennai
  • Visit the UNESCO Sites at Mahabalipuram
  • Trip to Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjore
  • Pay homage at Ranganath Temple
  • Tour to famous temples in Trichy
  • Madurai temple tour
  • Holy bath at Dhanushkodi Sea, Rameshwaram
  • Explore the gems of Kanyakumari
  • Witness the tourist spots of Kerala

Chennai with Temple Tour
2 N / 3 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai

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Trip to South India Temples
13 N / 14 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur – Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Chennai Pondicherry Tour
5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mamallapooram - Tiruvannamalai - Pondicherry

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15,200
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Complete Tamilnadu Tour
13 N / 14 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Golden Triangle of Tamil Nadu
4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai

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Great India Chennai Tour
4 N / 5 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Tanjore

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South India Temple Tour
5 N / 6 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Sawamimalai - Tanjore

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Tanjore Mararikulam Tour
15 N / 16 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (Thanjavur) - Madurai/Chettinad/Kodaikanal – Munnar - Cochin (Kochi) – Mararikulam - Chennai

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  • Excursion to Chennai
  • Explore monuments of Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy Tanjore city tour
  • Guided tour of Madurai/Chettinad
  • Day trip to Kodaikanal
  • Sightseeing in Munnar
  • Outing to Cochin
  • Cruise on the backwaters

Andaman Tour from Chennai
13 N / 14 D

Chennai- Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Port Blair - Havelock Island - Chennai

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  • Chennai sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour to Kanchipuram
  • Explore Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy at Pondicherry
  • Visit Thanjavur
  • Excursion to Trichy
  • Delight in Island Hopping
  • Unwind at Havelock Island
  • Enjoy at Radhanagar Beach
  • Visit Mount Harriet

Religious Tour of South India
12 N / 13 D

Delhi - Bangalore - Puttaparthi - Tirupati - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum - Delhi

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Jewels of South India Tour
14 N / 15 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Trichy - Madurai - Periyar - Cochin - Ooty - Bandipur - Bangalore - Chennai

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With our packages you could visit these famous monuments and also indulge in adventure at the beaches in Mahabalipuram. Browse through our list of Mahabalipuram Tour Packages that will give you different options to explore Mamallapuram along with sightseeing tour of other prominent tourist places in Tamil Nadu.


FAQs of Mahabalipuram Tours

Q: Where is Mahabalipuram situated?

Ans: Mahabalipuram is a coastline town situated in Chengalpattu district which is 65 km from Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Q: Why Mahabalipuram is famous?

Ans: Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is famous for its cultural architectural heritage and the beaches. It is known for its ancient temples and monuments built by the Pallava dynasty in the 7th and 8th centuries.

Q: Is Mamallapuram & Mahabalipuram same?

Ans:Yes, they both are the same. Mamallapuram is also known as Mahabalipuram.

Q: Which is the nearest airport to Mahabalipuram?

Ans:Chennai airport is the nearest & the gateway to reach Mahabalipuram (airport code “MAA”), which is around 60 km.

Q: What is the best time to visit Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Around the year in Mahabalipuram temperature remains hot generally but yes from October to February, it has a comparatively cool & pleasant temperature. Sometimes there is heavy rain during December & January. The winter season is the best time to visit Mahabalipuram as the weather remains comfortable for the sightseeing tour.

Q: Which God is there in Shore Temple?

Ans: In the Shore Temple, there are 02 lingas which are dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is another temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu

Q: How many Rathas are there in Mahabalipuram?

Ans: There are five Rathas at one particular place at the southern end of Mamallapuram. These all are made & carved on single large rocks which mesmerise everyone after seeing those artistic rocks..

Q: What is the best way to reach Mahabalipuram from Bangalore?

Ans: The best way to reach Mahabalipuram from Bangalore is by surface, we can easily arrange a car for you & this journey takes about 7 hours to cover 365 km. approx.

Q: What are the top tourist places to visit in Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Mahabalipuram is famous for its temples and historical sites. Here are some of the important places to visit in Mahabalipuram:

Shore Temple - A famous temple on the shore of Bay of Bengal & is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Pancha Rathas - It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, in which each Rath is extracted from a single large rock.

Descent of the Ganges - Another UNESCO World Heritage site which describes the story of the sacred Ganges River that shows how Bhagiratha takes Holy Ganges back to the earth.

Krishna's Butterball - It is a big oval shaped granite stone which remains still on a verge of a small hill from past 1200 years or more, till date it remains the mystery that how this stone is not sliding or moving downwards. It is also listed in a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Mahabalipuram Beaches - These beaches are quite clean which offers a peaceful and serene ambience.

Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre - It is a crocodile farm which is having a varied species of Indian and African alligators and crocodiles kept in open pools that resemble their natural habitat.

Q: Which is the nearest railway station from Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Chengalpattu Junction railway station is the nearest railhead which is about 30 km from Mahabalipuram.

Q: Is camera & photography allowed in Shore Temple?

Ans: Yes, you can take your camera and click photos at the Shore temple. You only need to take a ticket for the same before 1730 hrs. from the counter.

Q: In Mahabalipuram what should I shop?

Ans: The shopping in Mahabalipuram is quite exciting for tourists as people can find several unique things to buy. There are several items you can buy from Mahabalipuram:

  • Ancient art and sculpture artefacts
  • Granite sculptures
  • Seashells
  • Jewellery
  • Rare showpieces
  • Handicrafts
Q: What are the other cities I can visit along with Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Mahabalipuram is situated in the proximity of several other famous tourist attractions and people can club them with their tour. Along with Mahabalipuram, you can visit Chennai, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai Shiva temple, Pondicherry, Tanjore, Trichy, Madurai etc.

Q: Can you suggest some famous Mahabalipuram tours?

Ans: Some different famous tours that are covering Mahabalipuram in it:

  • Chennai with Temple Tour
  • 4 Nights 5 Days Chennai Kanchipuram Mahabalipuram Tour
  • 5 Nights 6 Days South India Temple Tour
  • Complete Tamilnadu Tour
Q: What are the weather conditions in Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Please find the below details:

  • Summers Season (March to May - 21°C to 42°C)
  • Monsoon Season (June to September - 21°C to 25°C)
  • Winter Season(October to February - 19°C to 30°C)
Q: Can you suggest some good hotels in Mahabalipuram?

Ans: Mahabalipuram comprises some of the best hotels in the region. Here is the list of the hotels are:

  • 5 Star or equivalent: Welcomhotel Kences Palm Beach, Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay.
  • 4 star or equivalent: Grande Bay Resort and Spa, Chariot Beach Resort, Ideal Beach Resort.
  • 3 star or equivalent: Hotel Mamalla Heritage, Indeco Hotels etc.