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Location: Kanchipuram, India | Kanchipuram, India
Category: Day Trips & Excursions
1 of Hinduism's 7 sacred cities—Kanchipuram
UNESCO World Heritage Site—temples of Mahabalipuram
Several magnificent temples & impressive sculptures
Artisan workshops crafting silk & pottery
Private tour guide for a personalized experience
Guided tour of Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Chennai hotel via air-conditioned vehicle
Live tour commentary provided in English
Discover the history of Hinduism in India as you see charming and ancient temples on a full-day tour with a private guide. Pay a visit to Kanchipuram, the “Golden City,” sacred to the Hindu faith, before heading to the coast and the charming beach-side community of Mahabalipuram.
Begin your tour on the banks of Palar River and observe the 70 remaining sandstone temples and over 100 atavistic shrines that remain in Kanchipuram. Learn from your guide about the many civilizations that used this revered city as their capital, and why. A highly-regarded silk industry has developed in modern times—examine the charming saris, among the richest and most sought after in the country.
Continue to Mahabalipuram and enjoy a delectable lunch of south Indian cooking, and then explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in an inspiring setting at the water's edge, the aptly named Shore Temple carved from granite is a highlight, as is the Descent of the Ganga—an intricate and ornate carving. Refresh yourself in the sea air and enjoy the beach before your return to Chennai.
Cancellation Policy: 5 days
Know before you book:
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.,
Maximum vehicle size is 6 passengers.
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