6 days in Chennai (Madras) & Bengaluru Itinerary

6 days in Chennai (Madras) & Bengaluru Itinerary

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6 days in Chennai (Madras) & Bengaluru Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Chennai (Madras)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Kuala Lumpur

3
days
Chennai (Madras)

Chennai (Madras) ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mamallapuram Lighthouse and Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Madras Crocodile Bank, stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadapalani Murugan Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) trip itinerary website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Chennai (Madras) is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January: high temperatures in Chennai (Madras) hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bengaluru.

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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Mylapore ©
Mylapore
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

2
days
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surayanarayana Temple, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then stroll through Cubbon Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Chennai (Madras) to Bengaluru takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in January since evenings lows in Bengaluru dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

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