13 days in Puri & Chennai Itinerary

13 days in Puri & Chennai Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Puri
1
Puri
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10 h
End: Jamshedpur

9
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puri: Bhubaneswar (Dhauli Peace Pagoda, Shree Ram Mandir, &more) and Konark (Chandrabhaga Beach, Konark Sun Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, stroll through Konark Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govardhan Peetham, and wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puri trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Puri. In May in Puri, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Puri

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bhubaneswar, Konark
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple ©
Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 1st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Annai Vailankanni Church. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marundeeswarar Temple, find something for the whole family at VGP Snow Kingdom, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and finally get lost in a book at The Anna Centenary Library.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip planner.

You can fly from Puri to Chennai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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