Holiday Trip in Mahabalipuram

Tourist Attractions in & around Mahabalipuram

The wonderful destination of Mahabalipuram offers lots of sightseeing points to visit on your Mahabalipuram tour. You can come across sculptural panels, exotic caves, Monolithic Rathas (chariots) and amazing temples on your Mahabalipuram vacation.
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Mahabalipuram Beach

Mahabalipuram Beach is the ideal place for having a relaxed holiday experience in this religious destination. Enjoy here various sunbathing and other related activities. Over these beaches, one can indulge into a wide range of leisure activities such as diving, wind surfing and motor boating.

Shore Temples:
Shore Temple is one of the most ancient temples of South India, which is based on the Dravidian style of architecture. It dates back to the early 8th supposed to be the pioneer of the Dravidian temple art. The temple looks awesome in full moonlight.
Five Rathas:
These are five colossal temples, created in a different style. These are also called as the 'Pancha Pandava Rathas', representing each Pandavas of Mahabharata. The most unbelievable fact of this monument is that the four of these Rathas carved with a single rock formation. These temples are famous for their cave sanctuaries.
Tiger's Cave:
Tiger's Cave is mainly an open-air theatre, where several activities and programs related to the cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu are performed. The place is very calm and enjoys a delightful aura.

Best Time to Visit Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram enjoys three weathers during the year. Summer months (March to June) are hot and temperature hovers between 21°C and 39°C. Winter months (December to February) are cool and temperature remains between 15° C and 32° C. Monsoon arrives in September and lasts till November. The place experiences heavy rainfall. The most favorable months for Mahabalipuram travel are from November to March.

How to Reach Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is an important holiday destination in Tamil Nadu, which is connected with all the key cities of the state and the neighboring states via air, rail and road. Yet, if you are booking Mahabalipuram tour packages then explore info on how to reach Mahabalipuram easily.
By Air
Chennai Airport is nearest to provide air connectivity to Mahabalipuram. It is situated 58 km away from Mahabalipuram and is connected with all the major places of India and world through the numerous airlines. From the airport, one can avail car rental services.
By Train
The nearest railway stations to Mahabalipuram are Chengalpattu at 29 km distance and Chennai at 58 km distance. Chennai is excellently connected all the major cities and towns in India through regular express and super fast trains. From Chennai, one can take road to get to the Mahabalipuram.
By Road
The great network of road to Mahabalipuram connects it with various destinations. Daily buses are available from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai to Mahabalipuram. Tourists can also rent a taxi from Chennai at reasonable rates.
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