Erco Travels present a wonderful trip of Chennai, the cultural capital of South India and the temple town Mahabalipuram. Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu famous for its rich heritage of art, vibrant culture and glitz and glamour of Kollywood. The people of this ever growing city are very colorful they like dance, art, classical music and festivals. Carnatic Music and Bharatanatyam a traditional dances are the two of the most popular cultural exports of Chennai.
This short trip of Chennai offers you a chance to explore the scenic beauty of Chennai by visiting its historical monuments & sites, beautiful parks and shiny beaches, which is the highlight of Chennai. The Churches and temples of Chennai are the superb example of architecture and craftsmanship which attract the visitors to come here again and again.
Our next destination of this trip is the temple city of Mahabalipuram renewed for its elegant ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century, which presents its historical past and traditional legacy. Mahabalipuram is blessed with a lot of architectural wonders which are simply splendid and breathtaking. Some of the monuments and temples of Mahabalipuram are listed in UNESCO World Heritage sites. One of the main tourist attractions of this beautiful city is ancient rock cut Shore Temple popularly known for its complex carvings and craftsmanship.
So ready to explore the beauty, culture, traditions, history, architect and society of South India with Erco Travels.
Arrive at Chennai Airport where you will meet Erco Travels representative who will drive you to your desired hotel. After having your lunch, rest of the day you will spend on the coast of the Marina Beach.
Get up early in the morning to visit the main attraction of the city, Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam Temple. This world famous temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. At noon, drive to the most beautiful city Mahabalipuram. Check-in at hotel and take some rest. Evening, you are free to do your own activity.
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and move to visit the most famous rock sculptors, Arjuna's Penance. Many gods, demigods, animals and people are carved on the sculpture. After that, you can visit Panch Rathas; it's a set of rock temples. These temples are the wonderful example of the evolution of Dravidian style architecture. Spend the evening in the local shopping market which is famous for handmade craft items.
Check-out from your hotel and return to Chennai at noon. After that, our representative will take you to Chennai airport. Catch your flight and fly for your country.