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Ride the waves - Surfing & Sea Kayaking | Adventure Junkie

Sat, 25 May 9:00AM - Sun, 26 May 6:00PM
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About the Place:

Mahabalipuram is a town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, 58 km south of the city of Chennai.

It has a group of sanctuaries carved out of rock in the 7th and 8th centuries: Rathas (temples in the form of chariots), Mandapas (cave sanctuaries), giant open-air rock reliefs such as the famous Descent of the Ganges, and the Shore Temple, with thousands of sculptures to the glory of Shiva. The Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Places of Interest:

Thirukadalmallai, the temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It was also built by Pallava King in order to safeguard the sculptures from the ocean.
Descent of the Ganges or Bagirathas Penance a giant open-air rock relief
Varaha Cave Temple a small rock-cut temple dating back to the 7th century.
The Shore Temple a structural temple along the Bay of Bengal with the entrance from the western side away from the sea.
Pancha Rathas(Five Chariots) five monolithic pyramidal structures named after the Pandavas (Arjuna, Bhima, Yudhishtra, Nakula, and Sahadeva) and Draupadi. An interesting aspect of the rathas is that, despite their sizes, they are not assembled each of these is carved from one single large piece of stone.
Light House, built in 1894.

What you learn about Surfing:

  • Basic fitness for surfing
  • Paddling and standing up
  • Catching broken waves
  • Wiping out safety
  • Equipment for surfing
  • Surfing etiquette

What you learn about Kayaking:

  • Getting in from a shore
  • Keeping balance
  • Paddling gear and kayak parts
  • Paddling technique
  • Paddle as Stern Rudder
  • Forward and Reverse sweep strokes
  • Moving sideways with sculling draw
  • Safe Sea Kayaking

Outline Itinerary:

Day 1:

  • Get fresh up at the guest house. Have Authentic local cuisine for Breakfast.
  • Introduction to Surfing / Kayaking. Surfing & Kayaking along the coast exploring the coastal life riding on the waves. Sufficient and healthy Lunch before you get hungry. Stay at our Accommodation. Dinner, BBQ, Bonfire depending on the weather.

Day 2:  Get up early, go to sea for fun-filled activities, Fresh up, Breakfast, Visit Heritage sites at Mahabalipuram

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation in Guest House
  • Introduction to Surfing / Kayaking Workshop
  • Local Surfing & Kayaking Expert and Gear
  • Medical first aid support & Evacuation support vehicle

Things to Carry:

  • Canvas shoes-rubber sole.
  • Backpack
  • Socks (2 pairs)
  • Headlamp/Torch: Mandatory
  • Toiletries (Sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste).
  • Two water bottles: 1 liter each.
  • Personal Medications if any
  • Plastic covers/Waterproof covers to keep wet clothes separately and extra when the backpack is not 100% waterproof.
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Adventure Junkie #54, first floor, SLV Layout, Naganathapura village, Begur Hobli, Rayasandra, SLV Layout, Rayasandra, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560100, India
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