2 days in Chennai & Mahabalipuram Itinerary

2 days in Chennai & Mahabalipuram Itinerary

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2 days in Chennai & Mahabalipuram Itinerary

Start: Chennai
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Chennai
— 1 day
bus + taxi:  1​h
2
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Chennai Rail Museum, kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai. In July in Chennai, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Chennai Rail Museum ©
Chennai Rail Museum
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monuments at Mahabalipuram and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mahabalipuram holiday maker .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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