10 days in Chennai & Kanchipuram Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Kanchipuram Itinerary

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Chennai
— 6 nights
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Kanchipuram
— 3 nights
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Chennai

— 6 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: Mahabalipuram (Tiger Cave, Shore Temple, &more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Express Avenue Mall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai. May in Chennai sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kanchipuram

— 3 nights
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
Step out of Kanchipuram to go to Sriperumbudur and see Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumaal and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thennanagur Perumaal Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kanchipuram online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chennai to Kanchipuram in 2 hours. In May in Kanchipuram, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites

Side Trip