60 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

60 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Coimbatore
— 5 nights
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 5 nights
3
Kodaikanal
— 4 nights
4
Tirunelveli
— 5 nights
5
Kanyakumari
— 4 nights
6
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
7
Madurai
— 3 nights
8
Tiruchirappalli
— 5 nights
9
Thanjavur
— 5 nights
10
Kumbakonam
— 4 nights
11
Auroville
— 1 night
12
Mahabalipuram
— 4 nights
13
Kanchipuram
— 5 nights
14
Chennai
— 6 nights

5
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, visit Codissia Trade Fair Complex, and relax and rejuvenate at Isha Yoga Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Coimbatore is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Coimbatore, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Coimbatore, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

5
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Venture out of the city with trips to Coonoor (Sim`s Park, The Shop, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls, get the lay of the land with Amble with Anne, and explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sightseeing site.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Coonoor, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Government Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

4
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kamarajar Lake (in Dindigul) and Palani Murugan Temple (in Palani). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, go for a walk through Coakers Walk, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dynasty.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Kodaikanal trip maker site.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Kodaikanal sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tirunelveli.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamarajar Lake, Palani Murugan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

5
nights
Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli ©
Tirunelveli ), also known as Nellai and historically descended in the form of a hedge and roof to save the paddy crop of a devotee. Venture out of the city with trips to Tenkasi (Sri Tenkasi Kasi Viswanathar Temple & Thirumalai Kovil) and Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple (in Tiruchendur). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Agasthiyar Falls, and make a trip to Suyambulinga swamy temple.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tirunelveli trip maker.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Tirunelveli in 5.5 hours. August in Tirunelveli sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Tirunelveli

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Tenkasi, Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple ©
Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple
Agasthiyar Falls ©
Agasthiyar Falls
Thirumalai Kovil ©
Thirumalai Kovil

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kanyakumari side-trips: Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay) and Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, and stroll through Sunset View Point.

Start your trip to Kanyakumari by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Nagaraja Temple
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

3
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Rameswaram is known for historic sites, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Agnitheertham, and kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip planner.

Drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Pamban bridge ©
Pamban bridge

3
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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, don't miss a visit to Kalamegaperumal Temple, and buy something for everyone on your list at Majesty Cine Mall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Madurai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Walking tours
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple

5
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.
Tiruchirappalli is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, don't miss a visit to Erunbeeswarer Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockfort Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tiruchirappalli day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Tiruchirappalli takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madurai in August, expect nights in Tiruchirappalli to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tamil Nadu
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple ©
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple

5
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thanjavur: Garbarakshambigai Temple (in Thirukkarugavur) and Rajagopalaswamy Temple (in Mannargudi). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Brihadeeswara Temple, don't miss a visit to Thanjai Mamani Koil, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and appreciate the history behind Thenkudi Thittai Sree Vashisteswarar Temple- Guru Stalam.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thanjavur online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Thanjavur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Vaduvur Sri Kothandaramaswamy Temple, Garbarakshambigai Temple, Rajagopalaswamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Brihadeeswara Temple ©
Brihadeeswara Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Rajagopalaswamy Temple ©
Rajagopalaswamy Temple

4
nights
Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam ©
A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Kumbakonam is known for historic sites and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Airavatesvara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahapratyangira Devi Temple, and don't miss a visit to Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kumbakonam trip planner.

You can drive from Thanjavur to Kumbakonam in 1.5 hours. In September in Kumbakonam, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auroville.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swamimalai Murugan Temple, Uppiliappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Uppiliappan Temple ©
Uppiliappan Temple
Patteeswaram Temple ©
Patteeswaram Temple

1
night
Auroville

Auroville ©
Founded in 1968 by a Frenchwoman known locally as "The Mother," Auroville represented a kind of anarchist social experiment, where spirituality and communal living were supposed to override the importance of money.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Matrimandir and then identify plant and animal life at Sadhana Forest.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Auroville tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Kumbakonam to Auroville takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Auroville

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Matrimandir ©
Matrimandir

4
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Step out of Mahabalipuram with an excursion to DakshinaChitra Museum in Muttukadu--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, get engrossed in the history at Maritime Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shore Temple, and examine the collection at India Seashell Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mahabalipuram attractions website.

You can drive from Auroville to Mahabalipuram in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean Delight Surf School, DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple

5
nights
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
Step out of Kanchipuram to go to Sriperumbudur and see Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekambareswarar Temple, make a trip to Sri Vijayaraghava Perumal Thirukovil, and admire the landmark architecture of Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kanchipuram itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Mahabalipuram to Kanchipuram takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chennai.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adi Kesava Perumal Temple
Highlights from your plan
Ekambareswarar Temple ©
Ekambareswarar Temple
Kailasanathar Temple ©
Kailasanathar Temple
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple ©
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple

6
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Chennai is known for historic sites, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalikambal Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chennai vacation planner.

Drive from Kanchipuram to Chennai in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
The Theosophical Society ©
The Theosophical Society

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