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Enchanting Temples!

CHENNAI - KANCHIPURAM - MAHABALIPURAM - CHENNAI
(03 Nights / 04 Days)


DAY 01- ARRIVE CHENNAI

On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Chennai.

DAY 02- CHENNAI - KANCHIPURAM - MAHABALIPURAM
After breakfast drive to Mahabalipuram, the city of the monumental splendors and sunny beaches. On the way, you will be visiting Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram is one of the seven sacred cities of India and it is the only one associated with both Shiva and Vishnu. Visit Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi Temple, the Vaikunthaperumal Temple, all built in the 7th and 8th centuries. With a weaving tradition dating back to the Pallava era (when silk was the royal cloth), Kanchipuram is justly famous for its particularly fine silk saris, embellished with stunning patterns. Visit the local homes of the weavers and watch them create magic out of silk thread into saris.On your arrival in Mahabalipuram transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel in Mahabalipuram.


DAY 03- MAHABALIPURAM

After breakfast enjoy full day sightseeing of Mahabalipuram .Visit the seven pagoda style shore temples, lashed by the waves of the sea and the five rathas or temple chariots, a group of monolithic monuments & animal figures carved out of solid rock, the earliest known examples of Dravidian architecture. They were constructed in a single century long burst of creative enthusiasm, starting in the reign of Narasimhavarman 1 (AD 63068). End the visit by photography of the beautiful Shore temples at sunset. Overnight at hotel in Mahabalipuram.
Mahabalipuram

DAY 4- MAHABALIPURAM - CHENNAI - DEPARTURE
Today drive to Chennai(Madras). Later proceed on a half day sightseeing tour of Chennai covering St.Thomas Church, Kapaleshwar Temple, Fort St. George and drive pass the Marina Beach.After finishing city tour transfer to airport to take the flight/ train to onward destination.

 

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