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Full Day Excursion To Mahabalipuram

Full Day Excursion To Mahabalipuram

Price On Request

Description

Mahabalipuram is also known as the temple city. It is located at a distance of 60 km from Chennai. This city is well connected to Chennai and other important districts as well as other cities of South India. The wide range of resorts and restaurants are available at cheap and reasonable rates. Mahabalipuram was formerly known as Mamallapuram. It was ruled by Pallavas. This region is widely known for its historical background among the natives as well as tourists. Most of the temples in Mahabalipuram were built during the reign of Narasimha Varman I and Narashina Varman II.

Mahabalipuram is filled with temples, rock carvings, sculptures, etc. Majority of ancient people worshipped and were devotees of Lord Shiva. This is why a large number of monuments that resemble and are related to Lord Shiva can be found here. Mahabalipuram is usually is hot and sultry in almost all days of the year. This place is usually visited in the month of October to March. Tourists and natives are advised to avoid visiting Mahabalipuram in the Monsoon season. This is because the sea here is usually rough in Monsoon season with storms and rains. Some of the major tourist attractions here are Shore Temple, Tiger cave, Krishna’s Butterball, Mamallapuram lighthouse, etc.

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Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the visit
  • Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity

  • Sightseeing 

Transport

Airconditioned transport with driver

01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure

Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.

  • Tour Duration:
  • Full Day – 8 hours
  • Guide: Optional
  • Assistance: Yes
  • Vehicle: Airconditioned
  • Driver with a phone: Yes

Pickup Time: 0900 hrs., 1300 hrs.
Tour Starts Time: 0930 hrs., 1330 hrs.

Additional

Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Child below 5 years is free.
No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

Things To Carry

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable footwear

Advisory

  • Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking Rate is based on minimum 2 person sharing. We reserve the right to cancel in case minimum no.of customers required for the visit on any date is not met.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

You are required to furnish correct Email address. As a customer, you agree to accept email as a means of communication and delivery of Travel vouchers and confirmation of your booking. In doing so, you agree not to hold www.specialholidays.com liable for any non-receipt of travel voucher or email confirmation.

As an additional measure to avoid any misuse of the credit card and to protect our customers, we may request for photocopies of your credit card (back and front) and a Credit Card Authorization Payment Form to exclude the possibility of any misuse. As a customer, you agree to cooperate and provide the necessary documents in case required.