11 days in Leh & Chennai Itinerary

11 days in Leh & Chennai Itinerary

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11 days in Leh & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Leh
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Chennai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

5
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Step out of Leh to go to Alchi and see Alchi Monastary, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Hill, don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, and admire the striking features of Leh Royal Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Leh day trip tool .

Mumbai to Leh is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Alchi Monastary
Highlights from your plan
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

4
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
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: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Varaha Cave Temple, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, admire the striking features of San Thome Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chennai day trip app .

Getting from Leh to Chennai by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Chennai sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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