5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  6 h
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Madurai
— Few hours
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Vijayawada

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Koodal Azhagar Temple, Sri Meenakshi Temple, Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple, and other attractions you added. On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madurai vacation trip planner.

Vijayawada to Madurai is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple ©
Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple

2
nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
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.
You've now added Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahmapureeswarar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

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

Traveling by car from Madurai to Tiruchirappalli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Tiruchirappalli sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple ©
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

1
night
Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nageshwara Temple, Sarangapani Temple, Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarangapani Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Airavatesvara Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Brihadeeshwara Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thanjavur trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tiruchirappalli to Thanjavur by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In November in Thanjavur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kumbakonam
Highlights from your plan
Nageshwara Temple ©
Nageshwara Temple
Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple

few
hours
Madurai

Madurai
To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madurai vacation trip planner.

Getting from Thanjavur to Madurai by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Parks

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