Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram Day Tour From Chennai 12 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly

Scout the rich culture of Tamil Nadu on a captivating tour to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram, the two ancient sites. Enjoy and immerse yourself in India's rich tapestry of history and heritage. Visit the majestic temples, renowned for its exquisite Dravidian architecture.

Chennai to Kanchipuram and Mahabalipuram - Depart from Chennai early in the morning to maximize your day.

Enjoy a scenic drive of 75 kilometres to Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram Exploration:

Visit the majestic Kailasanathar Temple, renowned for its exquisite Dravidian architecture and intricate carvings dedicated to Lord Shiva.

- Explore the Ekambareswarar Temple, one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas representing the Earth element, known for its spiritual significance and architectural grandeur. - Discover the Varadharaja Perumal Temple, a magnificent shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu, admired for its intricate sculptures and towering gopuram.

Afternoon: - Embark on a leisurely 65-kilometer journey from Kanchipuram to Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram Sightseeing:

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mahabalipuram, starting with the iconic Shore Temple. Marvel at the Pallava architecture and panoramic views of the Bay of Bengal.

Discover the intricately carved rock-cut temples and colossal statues at the Five Rathas complex, showcasing the architectural brilliance of the Pallava dynasty.

Admire the mesmerizing bas-relief artwork depicting scenes from the Mahabharata at Arjuna's Penance, a masterpiece of ancient Indian art. Evening:

Bid farewell to Mahabalipuram and embark on a delightful journey back to Chennai, cherishing the sweet memories of your day trip.

What's included

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  • Pick up and drop off in a private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • English-speaking guide
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Entry tickets as per the program
  • All local taxes and fees


  • Anything not mentioned in the program and inclusions
  • Tips for guides and drivers and any personal expense


Available in


Available for

Infants, Adults

Departure & Return

Start city: Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India

Pick up times available: 08:30

Pick up location: Chennai Airport

Ends at: Hotel in Chennai city

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 $70 per person