10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Fly
1
Chennai
— 1 night
Drive
2
Tiruvannamalai
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kumbakonam
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive
5
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Train to Thiruvananthapuram Central, Fly to Indore

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Chennai

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take a stroll through Fort St. George, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Pondy Bazaar, then kick back and relax at Elliot's Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Audikesava Perumal Peyalvar Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chennai day trip website.

Indore to Chennai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Indore in December; daily highs in Chennai reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tiruvannamalai.

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Marina Beach ©
Beach
Marina Beach
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Religious Site
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
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1
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Tiruvannamalai

Tiruvannamalai is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Girivalam, Arunachaleswarar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arunachaleshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramana Ashram, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Agini Lingam.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tiruvannamalai trip planner.

You can drive from Chennai to Tiruvannamalai in 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai in December, you will find days in Tiruvannamalai are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Kumbakonam.

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Side Trip

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2
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Kumbakonam

A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uppiliappan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarangapani Temple, and then appreciate the history behind Gangaikonda Cholapuram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Airavatesvara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ramalingaswami Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kumbakonam trip planner.

You can drive from Tiruvannamalai to Kumbakonam in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tiruvannamalai in January: highs in Kumbakonam hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Tiruchirappalli.

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Tiruchirappalli

Rockfort City

Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaattu Azhagiya Singar Srirangam, then steep yourself in history at Jambukeswarar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tiruchirappalli travel route planner.

You can drive from Kumbakonam to Tiruchirappalli in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Tiruchirappalli are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

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Rameswaram

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ariyaman Beach, and finally explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rameswaram sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Tiruchirappalli to Rameswaram by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

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2
nights
Kanyakumari

Cape Comorin

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shirdhi Sai Baba Temple, Kanyakumari and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari driving holiday planner.

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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