Hop On Hop Off Buses to Mahabalipuram

Visitors to Chennai would like to visit Mamallapuram ( also known as Mahabalipuram). There are several tourist spots on the way to Mamallapuram on the East Coast Road (ECR). Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation provides hop on hop off buses with professional guide in each bus.

Once a visitor purchases a ticket and gets in t the bus from Chennai, he can get down on any of the stops and after visiting can come back to the bus stop and get in to the next hop on hop off bus to continue the journey without buying another ticket. He or she can continue like this until Mahabalipuram and return back to Chennai with a single ticket. This allows the travelers to visit many tourist spots within a day.

The tour will commence from the Tamil Nadu Tourism Complex at 9:00 a.m. and will stop at important Tourist Spots enroute Mamallapuram viz.

Marundheeswarar Temple (Thiruvanmiyur)

VGP Golden Beach


MGM Dizzee World

Dakshina Chithra

Muttukadu Boat House

Nithyakalyanaperumal Temple (Thiruvidandhai)

Crocodile Bank

Sea Lion Show

Tiger Cave

Shore Temple

Arjuna Penance and Five Rathas

The coach will leave Tamil Nadu Tourism Complex at 9:00 am ,9:30 am,10:00 am and 11:00 a.m and from VGP every half-hour from 11:00 am . Similarly, the coach will leave Mamallapuram (Five Rathas) at 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6 :00pm .Professional Guide will accompany the tourists in this tour

Fare per person  Rs. 250/-

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation Ltd

Tamil Nadu Tourism Complex ,

Wallajah Road, Chennai 600002

Phone: 2536 7850

Fax: 2538 2772


Posted on November 16, 2011, in Attractions, Transportation and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.


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