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From Mahabalipuram: Private Tour To Tiruvannamalai & Gingee 12 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly

Experience history and spirituality on our Private Car and Driver trip. Discover Gingee Fort's grandeur, Tiruvannamalai's spiritual sanctuaries, and unique food. This day tour is filled with adventure, enlightenment, and culinary delights.

8:00 AM: Departure from Mahabalipuram Pick up from your hotel or any desired location. Begin your day excursion from Mahabalipuram, embarking on a scenic journey towards Tiruvannamalai, with a route visit to the historic Gingee Fort.

10:00 AM: Arrive at Gingee Fort A majestic fortress complex steeped in history and architectural grandeur. Explore the sprawling citadel, comprising multiple layers of ramparts, gates, and temples, and learn about its strategic significance.

Noon: Departure to Tiruvannamalai Continue your journey towards Tiruvannamalai, a spiritual hub renowned for the Arunachaleswarar Temple and the presence of the Aurobindo Ashramam.

1:30 PM: Lunch Break Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant en route to Tiruvannamalai, savouring regional delicacies and traditional South Indian cuisine. (Not included in the package)

3:00 PM: Upon reaching Tiruvannamalai Visit the Aurobindo Ashramam, a spiritual retreat founded by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Immerse yourself in the serene ambience and learn about their teachings and practices.

4:30 PM: Girivalam A sacred ritual of circumambulating the holy hill of Arunachalam. Embark on a spiritual journey around the base of the hill, offering prayers and soaking in the divine atmosphere.

6:30 PM: Conclude your day excursion With a visit to the Arunachaleswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the largest temples in India. Marvel at its architectural splendour and participate in the evening rituals, witnessing the fervent devotion of devotees.

8:00 PM: Return to Mahabalipuram Bid farewell to Tiruvannamalai and begin your return journey to Mahabalipuram, reflecting on the spiritual experiences and cultural insights gained during your day excursion. Depending on your preference, you may choose to unwind at your accommodation or explore Mahabalipuram before bidding farewell to an enriching day of exploration.

What's included

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  • Travel in utmost comfort and style in a well-maintained, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Enjoy seamless entry, admission fees to all the sightseeing included in the tour package
  • Stay refreshed throughout your journey with complimentary bottled water
  • Engage in the sacred Girivalam rituals with guided assistance
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural and spiritual heritage of each location
  • Capture the beauty and serenity of your surroundings with ample photography opportunities
  • Benefit from round-the-clock customer service support


  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions


Available in


Available for

Infants, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Mahabalipuram , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 07:30, 08:00, 08:30

Pick up location: Mahabalipuram city

Ends at: Hotel in Mahabalipuram

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $63 per person