10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chennai
— 1 night
2
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
4
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
5
Rameswaram
— 1 night
6
Kanyakumari
— 1 night

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenkick back and relax at Marina Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at The Anna Centenary Library, thenget in on the family fun at VGP Snow Kingdom, thenstroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chennai. In June, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
VGP Snow Kingdom ©
VGP Snow Kingdom

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and then contemplate the long history of Pulikundram Sri Lakshmi Narayan Temple. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Tiger Cave, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Mahishasuramardini Cave, thenadmire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, and finally explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Mahabalipuram trip planner.

Drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pulikundram Sri Lakshmi Narayan Temple
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Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, thentake in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally examine the collection at Tea Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mahabalipuram to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mahabalipuram in June, things will get slightly colder in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Government Botanical Garden, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
Highlights from your plan
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle, thenexplore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, and then go for a walk through Coakers Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal route planner.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Kodaikanal: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

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night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, thentake in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rameswaram trip planner.

Getting from Kodaikanal to Rameswaram by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, thenappreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, thendon't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip planner.

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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