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DAY 01: Bangalore / Mahaballipuram (340 Kms / 8 Hrs)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning depart from Bangalore and proceed to Mahaballipuram. On arrival at Mahaballipuram, check in to the Hotel / Beach Resort and freshen up and Lunch. Relax until evening. Visit to Arjuna's Penance - is the pride of not only Mahaballipuram and Tamilnadu but also of India. Arjuna's Penance is the world's largest bas-relief that measures 27 meters and 9 meters along its length and breadth respectively. This huge whaleback shaped rock contains figures of Gods, Demigods, Men, Beasts and Birds. Return back to the Hotel / Beach Resort and overnight.

DAY 02: Mahaballipuram

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, full day sight seeing, visit to Five Rathas - are the one of the most magnificent tourist attractions at Mahaballipuram Beaches. Five Rathas are actually five monolithic temples, each created in a different style. They are modeled around chariots that are called 'Rathas' in Hindi. They are also known as the 'Pancha Pandavas Rathas', which means that each one of them represent 5 Pandavas, the protagonists of Indian epic Mahabharata, Tiger's Cave - is just 4 kilometers off to the main monument complex of the Mahaballipuram beach. The place is actually an open-air theatre, where activities and programs highlighting the cultural heritage of Tamilnadu are held. As this place is ashore Coromandel Coast, it is very serene and calm, Shore Temples - Shore Temple is one of the oldest temples in South India and the oldest one based on the Dravidian style architecture. It belongs to the early 8th century AD and is considered a pioneer in the Dravidian temple art. The monuments are floodlit at night in order to make it visible in the night. In fact, the temple looks great in moonlit night. Return back to the Hotel / Beach Resort and overnight.

DAY 03: Mahaballipuram / Bangalore

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, check out of the Hotel / Beach Resort and visit to Dakshinachitra - must visit site on the Mahaballipuram beach is Dakshinachitra, a heritage village that is the brainchild of the Ministry of Culture. The village falls to your left when you start moving from Chennai to Mahaballipuram. The place is being developed as a model village that will have dedicated sectors depicting 19th century villages of states like Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Return back to Bangalore and get dropped of at a designated place. Tour Ends.

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