12 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Chennai Itinerary

12 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Chennai Itinerary

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12 days in New Delhi, Dehradun & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Dehradun
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Toronto

4
nights
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.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Humayun's Tomb, contemplate the long history of India Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lotus Temple, and explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila).

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New Delhi day trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to New Delhi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time is 10 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in New Delhi reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Dehradun.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

3
nights
Dehradun

Dehradun ©
Located in a forested valley, Dehradun stands as a gateway to the hill stations and pilgrimage sites higher up.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rishikesh (Vashishta Gufa, Ram Jhula, & more) and The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk (in Mussoorie). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Mahasu Devta Mandir, take an in-depth tour of Forest Research Institute Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Buddhist Temple, and admire all the interesting features of Forest Research Institute.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dehradun tour website .

Getting from New Delhi to Dehradun by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Dehradun

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rishikesh, The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk, Mahasu Devta Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Forest Research Institute Museum ©
Forest Research Institute Museum
Triveni Ghat ©
Triveni Ghat
The Real Adventure Sports - Sky Walk ©

2
nights
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 2nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and then stop by Cane and Bamboo. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, then see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum, and then don't miss a visit to New Life Assembly of God.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Dehradun to Chennai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

DakshinaChitra Museum, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple
Highlights from your plan
DakshinaChitra Museum ©
DakshinaChitra Museum
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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