5 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

5 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

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Chennai (Madras)

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Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Step out of the city life by going to Madras Crocodile Bank and Besant Nagar Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai (Madras): Mahabalipuram (Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Varaha Cave Temple, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Thome Church, contemplate the long history of Fort St. George, and get a taste of the local shopping with Phoenix Marketcity.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chennai (Madras) trip planning tool

In November in Chennai (Madras), expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Besant Nagar Beach

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