15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  18 h 15 min
1
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: London

2
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, and finally kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Thengapattinam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sanguthurai Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kanyakumari holiday planner.

London, UK to Kanyakumari is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kanyakumari is 5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Kanyakumari hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

3
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Visit Dhanushkodi Beach and Ariyaman Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House and Ramanathaswamy Temple. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and stroll through Agnitheertham.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©
Hanuman Temple ©
Hanuman Temple

2
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and finally savor the flavors at Prema Vilas.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madurai vacation trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rameswaram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean Chocolate Shop, explore the activities along Mannavanur Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Dynasty, stop by Shalimar Weaves, then stop by Danish Display, then Head underground at Guna Cave, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kodaikanal online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Kodaikanal takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Mannavanur Lake ©
Mannavanur Lake

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, don't miss a visit to Then -Tirupathi, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Coimbatore trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Chennai (Madras).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Shop till you drop at Express Avenue Mall and T Nagar, Ranganathan Street. Discover out-of-the-way places like Covelong Beach and Sri Ramakrishna Math. Take a break from Chennai (Madras) with a short trip to Sea Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Madras Crocodile Bank, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple, wander the streets of Mylapore, and stroll through Marina Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Coimbatore to Chennai (Madras) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Chennai (Madras) sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Covelong Beach, Shore Temple
Highlights from your plan
Covelong Beach ©
Covelong Beach
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple
Elliot's Beach ©
Elliot's Beach

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