13 days in Tiruchirappalli, Madurai & Thanjavur Itinerary

13 days in Tiruchirappalli, Madurai & Thanjavur Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tiruchirappalli
— 3 nights
2
Madurai
— 4 nights
3
Thanjavur
— 5 nights

3
nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
You've now added Brahmapureeswarar Temple to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Erunbeeswarer Temple, admire the striking features of Malayadipatti Perumal Temple, and steep yourself in history at Jambukeswarar Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tiruchirappalli tour itinerary maker website.

Singapore, Singapore to Tiruchirappalli is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Singapore to Tiruchirappalli. When traveling from Singapore in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Tiruchirappalli, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Parks
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Brahmapureeswarar Temple ©
Brahmapureeswarar Temple

4
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palani Murugan Temple (in Palani) and Thadikombu Sri Sownthara Raja Perumal Temple (in Dindigul). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Madurai trip website.

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Madurai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tiruchirappalli in September: highs in Madurai hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Palani Murugan Temple, Thadikombu Sri Sownthara Raja Perumal Temple
Highlights from your plan
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Palani Murugan Temple ©
Palani Murugan Temple

5
nights
Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thanjavur: Uppiliappan Temple (in Thirunageswaram), Garbarakshambigai Temple (in Thirukkarugavur) and Kumbakonam (Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Airavatesvara Temple, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Brihadeeswara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, make a trip to Kapisthalam Temple, and explore the world behind art at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thanjavur road trip website.

You can drive from Madurai to Thanjavur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kumbakonam, Uppiliappan Temple, Garbarakshambigai Temple
Highlights from your plan
Brihadeeswara Temple ©
Brihadeeswara Temple
Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery ©
Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery

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