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Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

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Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram


I am planning to travel from Bangalore to Pondicherry, stay there for 2 days and go to Chennai from Pondicherry via Mahabalipuram by road.I have return train booking to Bangalore from Chennai. Need to catch a night train from Chennai. Travelling with family.

Want to spend half day there. Is that enough time ? usual/best mode of communication ?

How can we roam around the places ? Is it nearby or far enough to take taxi or Cab ?

Any suggestion for staying for the short time, coz we will be carrying some luggage.


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1. Re: Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

Simplest to take a taxi from Pondicherry which would drop you at Chennai Central and spend the day at Mahabalipuram enroute.

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2. Re: Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

Half a Day for Mahabalipuram is very Less. You can just have a brief glance at all the things/monuments and need to rush. In half a day you can complete the Shore Temple and Beach. 5 Chariots, Arjunas Penance, LightHouse cannot be covered.

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3. Re: Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

Is it possible to get a rented bike/scooter in Mahabalipuram for a day. If so, pls let me know the details.

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4. Re: Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

Hi Sainiman

Kindly check forums post date and reply or Help the Travellers

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5. Re: Want to spend Half day in Mahabalipuram

When in Mahabalipuram, do visit Crocodile Park nearby. Quite nice place.

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