Mahabalipuram Holidays

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Chennai Sadhu

Day 1: Chennai

Welcome to India! We will be there to collect you from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Chennai street

Day 2: Chennai - Pondicherry

This morning you enjoy a half days sightseeing of Chennai. Sightseeing will include the Government Museum, Santhome Cathedral Church, Kapaleshwara Temple and Marina Beach. In the afternoon we depart and drive to Pondicherry (about 4 hours - private vehicle with driver only). Hotel check in and evening at leisure.

Clock Tower

Day 3: Pondicherry

This morning you enjoy a visit to Auroville to see the buildings and learn about the Community and Aurobindo Ashram. This afternoon is at free to explore this small town on your own.

Gandhi Statue

Day 4: Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram

Today we travel to Mahabalipuram (about 3 hours drive - private vehicle with driver only). Arriving we enjoy an afternoon half day city sightseeing that includes Shore Temple, Arjuna's Penance and Five Rathas.

Day 5: Mahabalipuram - Chennai

Today we travel by road from Mahabalipuram to Chennai. (About 1.5 hours, Private vehicle with driver only). On the way we stop to visit Kanchirapuram (Including Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashanath Temple, Kamakshi Temple, Brihadisvara Temple and see the Silk weaving process). Later continue to Chennai. On arrival we then transfer to you the hotel in Chennai.

The local  bus station

Day 6: Chennai

At leisure.

Brightly clothed local women

Day 7: Chennai

At leisure.

Day 8: Chennai

At leisure.

Day 9: Chennai - Salem

Trivandrum Express (12697) – depart Chennai – 15:15 hours Arrive Salem: 1945 hours. (train station transfers at Salem will be provided by the hotel on complimentary basis). Overnight - Cenneys Gateways.

Days 10-11: Salem

Days at leisure. Overnight - Cenneys Gateways.

Bright colours of a Hindu Temple

Day 12: Salem - Chennai

Kovai Express - Departure Salem – 1640 arrival Chennai – 2140 – AC Chair car. The Pride Hotel Chennai for 2 nights

Chennai beach

Day 13: Chennai

At leisure. Overnight - The Pride Hotel Chennai.

Chennai street

Day 14: Chennai

Hotel check out and end of arrangements.

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