8 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

8 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

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Chennai (Madras)
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Chennai (Madras)

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like DakshinaChitra Museum and Sea Shore Temple. Head to Express Avenue Mall and Chennai Citi Centerfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai (Madras): Mahabalipuram (Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Varaha Cave Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Marina Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with T Nagar, Ranganathan Street, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Vijaya Mall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Elliot's Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chennai (Madras) itinerary planner.

Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai (Madras)

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Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
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Marina Beach
Sea Shore Temple

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