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Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai

Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai

By SITA World Tours
On this day-excursion from Chennai visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mamallapuram. Situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, the site has a fascinating collection of ancient cave and rock temples and sculptures dating back to the 7th and 8th century. En route stop at the village complex of Dakshinachitra. Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, this is a living arts and crafts museum where you can also see artisans and craftsmen at work. Highlights • Living museum of Dakshinachitra • Five monolithic stone chariots • Shore temple • Cave temples • Sculpture of ‘The Descent of the Ganges’
from
$253.00
per adult (price varies by group size)
from
$253.00
per adult (price varies by group size)

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Duration:
7h
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Ticket type:
Mobile
English


  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Lunch (beverage excluded)
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - DakshinaChitra
What's not included
  • Gratuities


Departure details
  • Chennai (Madras), Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil Nadu We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point within city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 50182P460

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Dress code is smart casual.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Footwear must be removed outside the temple, but socks may be worn.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai price starts from $253.00. Discover and book Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai on Tripadvisor
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Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai on Tripadvisor
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Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai is hosted by SITA World Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact SITA World Tours on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 50182P460

Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Chennai (Madras)
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  • 1
    Shore Temple
    Stop: 2 hours
    After lunch, continue your drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mamallapuram. This 7th century port of the Pallava Kingdom has a rich collection of five monolithic temples shaped in the form of stone chariots. The carvings on each of these chariots is unique and different from the others. Also visit the Shore Temple that is located on the beach. The temple has a giant stone relief that is 100 feet long and 45 feet high. Take a look at the numerous cave temples, each of which is dedicated to one of the many Hindu Gods. The giant open-air bas relief of ‘The Descent of the Ganges’ that is sculpted out of pink granite rock is a masterpiece not to be missed. Krishna’s Butterball is a natural wonder that is also worth a visit. It is a giant boulder perched on a slope that seems to defy the force of gravity. At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Chennai and dropped off at your hotel.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Full Day Excursion to Dakshinachitra and Mamallapuram from Chennai