Distance : 56 km
Estimated Time : 1.3 hours
Chennai to Mahabalipuram is a very popular route, famous for its intricately carved temples and rock-cut caves, Mahabalipuram is a historically important and well-loved tourist location situated on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal, in the state of Tamil Nadu.
"Monuments are the grappling- irons that bind one generation to another."
Once abode of the famous demon king Mahabali, Mahabalipuram was later renamed Mamallapuram. The serenity, the alluring atmosphere and the impressive setting with many beautiful white sandy beaches dotted with Casuarinas trees. The ancient name of this town was ‘Mahamallapuram’. Once a bustling post town, Mahabalipuram draws visitors because of its ancient temples and beautiful beaches. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a famous tourist destination.
Taxi from Chennai to Mahabalipuram is readily available at CabBazar.
Best time to visit
Situated on the shores of Bay of Bengal, Mahabalipuram has a moderate and humid climate round the year. Though it can be visited throughout the year, summers get pretty hot. Some travelers venture out in monsoon, as monsoon brings in a fresh look to the place. But by most votes, the best time to visit is during the cooler months of October through March.
Chennai to Mahabalipuram by car is well connected through East Coast Road is famous for seven pagodas, among which six are submerged in the sea and only one has survived. Chennai to Mahabalipuram distance is 56 Km and is 1.30 hours jouney. Other famous tourist places on this routes and nearby are:
Thirukkalikundram - Famous for its ancient Shiva Temple and a hill called Vedagiri.
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary - Being the oldest Bird Sanctuary in the Country is famous among tourist.
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Mahabalipuram Dance Festival
India Seashell Museum
Thirukadalmallai or Sthalasayana Perumal Temple
Open Air Museum
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Chennai to Mahabalipuram taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Chennai to Mahabalipuram taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Hatchback (WagonR, Liva, Santro, Ritz etc) – 4 seater – Budget Taxi
Sedan (Swift Dzire, Indigo, Etios, Xcent etc) – 4 seater – Comfortable small family taxi
SUV (Innova, Scorpio, Ertiga, Eeco etc) – 6/7 Passengers – Comfortable large group taxi
Tempo traveller – 9 to 26 Passengers – Big size taxi
Assured Innova (Toyota Innova, Innova Crysta) – 6/7 Passengers – Comfortable large group taxi
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Chennai to Mahabalipuram taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.