6 days in Chennai (Madras) & New Delhi Itinerary

6 days in Chennai (Madras) & New Delhi Itinerary

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6 days in Chennai (Madras) & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Chennai (Madras)
Chennai (Madras)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: 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.
On the 23rd (Sun), wander the streets of Mylapore, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Fort St. George, kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Elliot's Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) trip itinerary planner .

Madurai to Chennai (Madras) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Chennai (Madras) can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to New Delhi.

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Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
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Elliot's Beach

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hauz Khas Village and Rajpath. The adventure continues: make a trip to Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, admire the striking features of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

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Getting from Chennai (Madras) to New Delhi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Chennai (Madras) in December, plan for a bit cooler days in New Delhi, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Hauz Khas Village ©
Hauz Khas Village
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Humayun's Tomb

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