The weekend has arrived and it is time to move away from all the clamour of the city. Time to escape to historical towns which take you back in time! A trip through Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry promises you just that and much more. In the town of Mahabalipuram, history and mythology reign supreme. Let the culture aficionado in you explore the various heritage sites and museums. And beach bums rejoice! At Pondicherry, you can spend some quality time soaking in the sun.
Begin your day divinely with a visit to the Shore Temple, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. A jam-packed day awaits you! Splash, play, and indulge the beach lover inside you at the Mahabalipuram beach! Experience a city stuck in time as you move through Arjuna's Penance, Ganesh Ratha, Pancha Rathas and other ancient monuments that dot Mahabalipuram. Let the locals mesmerize you with their mythical story of Krishna's Butter Ball. Take a well deserved rest overnight.
Your day at Pondicherry begins with divine blessings with a visit to Manakula Vinayagar Temple. There's loads to do in Pondicherry! Revisit history at Pondicherry Museum and French War Memorial. We’re sure the fine architecture of this Union Territory which was once a French Colonial settlement will excite you to the core. Take a stroll and picnic with your family and friends at the Bharathi Park. Let the wonderful vistas of Botanical Gardens take your breath away. As evening descends, enjoy the waters and have fun and frolic at the famous Pondicherry Beach. Well, it is time to say goodbye now. So take along your photographs, souvenirs and wonderful memories back with you to Chennai