Mahabalipuram Tour from Chennai takes us to the 8th century world heritage site famous for spectacular rock cut architecture. The experience comprises spell binding Pancha Rathas or Chariots carved in stone, Asia’s largest bas-relief structure at Arjuna’s Penance, a gravity defying boulder and the magnificent Shore Temple, which was one of the 7 Pagodas as mentioned by Marco Polo during his visit in the 11th Century
4:00 PM - Light House
Meet the cultural evangelist who will lead the Marina Beach walk in Chennai, outside the Light House on the Marina. Climb up for a great view of the Beach and the City. Explore the maritime museum.
4:30 PM - Marina Beach
Walk on the beach, soak in the festive atmosphere and listen to the story of Chennai through its statues.
5: 30 PM - Vivekananda House
Learn about Swamy Vivekananda and his landmark speech about Indian Philosophy at the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago.
7:00 PM Parthasarthy Temple
Marina Beach walk in Chennai ends after we take a guided walk inside the Temple and its surroundings and understand the rituals.
“I had an evening free and it was well spent on this walk. The beach is so rejuvenating and it brings the city and its alive with its effervescence! I thoroughly enjoyed the story of the city and significance of Jallikattu from Kannan. Take this walking tour for a splendid evening.”
“The Marina walk is a lovely way to understand the heritage of the city. I loved the company of Vijay and how evocatively he brought me to understand and appreciate the beliefs & customs of the people here. It was great fun as well and i would strongly recommend this walk to anyone visiting Chennai for the first time.”