General information

Reaching the Conference Venue:

1. By Air: The nearest airport is Chennai International airport, which is around 60 km from the venue.  From the airport, many taxi services are available, including prepaid taxi services and private taxi operators like Ola/Uber. You can book the cabs on your own, and the respective taxi operators will guide you to the nearby pick-up points. Additional information may be obtained from https://www.chennaiairport.com/taxi.php

The help desk at the airport: A help desk will be established at the domestic airport arrival lobby on 2nd and 3rd March, 2020. A team will be present at the help desk to help the delegates in local travel bookings

2. By train: The nearest railway station is Chennai Central, which is around 60 Kms from the Venue.  From the railway station, private taxi operators are available, including fast-track, Ola, Uber, etc. You can book them using mobile application or at the taxi booking counter near the Chennai Central Car Parking.

 

3. By Bus: Bus services are available from Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminal (CMBT), Koyambedu to Mahabalipuram.

Touring around Mamallapuram:

Mamallapuram has a rich history and heritage that is well-preserved to date and speaks volumes of its glory. It is one of the oldest cities in India, known for its magnificent monuments, cave sanctuaries, and sculptures. A monument complex at Mamallapuram, known as the Group of Monuments, with all its rock art and relief sculptures, is a UNESCO world site.

The major tourist attractions are as follows:

  • Arjuna’s Penance

  • Thirukadalmallai or Sthalasayana Perumal Temple

  • Shore Temple

  • Madras Crocodile park

  • Krishna’s Butterball

  • Cave Temples

  • India Seashell Museum

  • And much more

 

You can find more information at the Hotel. It is recommended that the delegates can plan their tour visits accordingly without missing the scientific sessions and dinner gatherings.