Tiger Caves Mahabalipuram - Tamilnadu
The least explored tourist destination just 5kms before Mahabalipuram is the Tiger Caves. The place derives its name from the appearance that the entrance of the structure resembles the face of a tiger. The place is easily missed by the travelers as even most of the people are not aware of this location.
Specialty : The structure has been existing from 7th century built by the Kings of Pallava Dynasty. It is recognized as a monument maintained by the Archelogical Society of India. A lush green lawn is maintained to enable the visitors spend their time joyously.
Timings: All day from Morning 7am to 6Pm
Nearest Places to Visit
Mahabalipuram, Beach Resorts, Covelong Beach, Crocodile and Snake Bank, Sadras Beach.
Best Time to Visit: The Best time to visit Tiger Caves in Mahabalipuram is from November to February,weather is pleasant and right timings for sightseeing as well as for other adventure activities.
Way To Reach :
By flight - the nearest airport is Chennai airport and the distance is around 51 km and you can go by surface.
By Train - you can reach the Tiger Caves from Chennai Egmore railway station and the distance to reach the place is just 50 KM or you can opt to go from Chengalpattu Railway station located at a distance of 32 KM.
By road - the roads are well tied and the Tiger Caves can be reached from any part of neighboring cities like Kanchipuram, Chengalpet and Chennai