13 days in Chennai & Vaitheeswarankovil Itinerary

13 days in Chennai & Vaitheeswarankovil Itinerary

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13 days in Chennai & Vaitheeswarankovil Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Chennai
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Vaitheeswarankovil
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Singapore

8
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Krishna's Butter Ball, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, buy something for everyone on your list at Express Avenue Mall, and admire the striking features of San Thome Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chennai online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Chennai is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Chennai, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vaitheeswarankovil.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

2
nights
Vaitheeswarankovil

Vaitheeswarankovil ©
Explore Vaitheeswarankovil's surroundings by going to Swetharanyeswarar Temple (in Sirkazhi), Parimala Ranganathar Temple (in Mayiladuthurai) and Mayuranathaswamy Temple (in Nagapattinam).

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaitheeswarankovil online route planner .

Drive from Chennai to Vaitheeswarankovil in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaitheeswarankovil

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Danish Governor Bungalow, Parimala Ranganathar Temple, Swetharanyeswarar Temple
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Parimala Ranganathar Temple ©
Parimala Ranganathar Temple
Swetharanyeswarar Temple ©
Swetharanyeswarar Temple
Shree Saraswathi Temple Koothanur ©

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