3 days in Chennai (Madras) & Kerala Itinerary

3 days in Chennai (Madras) & Kerala Itinerary

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3 days in Chennai (Madras) & Kerala Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Chennai (Madras)
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Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Chennai (Madras)

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Chennai (Madras)

Chennai (Madras) ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwar Temple, and then kick back and relax at Marina Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai (Madras). In August, daytime highs in Chennai (Madras) are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwar Temple
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Chennai (Madras) to Kovalam by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chennai (Madras), expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Kovalam Beach
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Lighthouse Beach

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Munnar

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Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Munnar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Photo Point ©
Photo Point

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