Just have an extended weekend and looking for a few days of peace and leisure?? Just take this 05D CHENNAI TO MAHABALIPURAM TO PONDICHERRY trip. Visit the Marina beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Chennai, the shore temple of Mahabalipuram, Krishna's Butter Ball and the scenic Mahabalipuram beach. Enjoy the profound Auroville, the Golden Globe & Pondicherry beach. Count the waves, introspect and spend quality time with your family during this calm and cool trip to South India. Sink into the serene calmness, which will rejuvenate you. A short memorable trip to get you back on the rails of regular life.
01 Night in Chennai
01 Night in Mahabalipuram
02 Nights in Pondicherry
Day 1: Arrival in Chennai
Upon arrival in Chennai airport/railway station, proceed to the hotel. Check in to the hotel. In the Evening visit Marina Beach. Overnight at Chennai.
Day 2: Chennai - Mahabalipuram
After breakfast, proceed to Mahabalipuram. In Mahabalipuram, visit the Shore Temple built in the shape of a Pyramid, Five Rathas, Krishna’s Butter Ball and then visit Arjuna's Penance, a carving done in the face of a huge rock. Overnight at Mahabalipuram.
Day 3: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry
After breakfast, proceed to Pondicherry. Check in to the hotel. The afternoon covers former French settlements and you can spend some time in the Promenade. Overnight at Pondicherry.
Day 4: Pondicherry
After breakfast, visit the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum etc. In the afternoon, visit the famous Auroville –at the centre of Auroville, is Matrimandir - a golden metallic sphere, also known as the Golden Globe, which is equipped with a solar plant and is located in a vast open green area. In the evening, explore the beaches of Pondicherry. Overnight stay at Pondicherry.
Day 5: Pondicherry - Chennai.
After breakfast, proceed to Chennai airport /railway station for the return journey.