10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Dehradun
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 45​min
1
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madurai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dehradun

2
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marungoor Murugan Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, admire the landmark architecture of Padmanabhapuram Palace, make a trip to Thollavilai Narayana Swamy Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal, and finally don't miss a visit to Adi Keshava Perumal Temple.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kanyakumari trip planner .

Dehradun to Kanyakumari is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram travel route app .

Getting from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Madurai online holiday maker .

Traveling by train from Rameswaram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Madurai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

2
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Mahishasuramardini Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, contemplate the long history of Krishna Mandapam, then make a trip to Arjuna's Penance, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Descent Of The Ganges.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mahabalipuram trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Madurai to Mahabalipuram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with Triumph Expeditions, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mahabalipuram to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mahabalipuram, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coimbatore, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dhyanalinga Temple ©
Dhyanalinga Temple
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Triumph Expeditions ©
Triumph Expeditions

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Ooty Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip builder website .

You can drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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