14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Chennai
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h
2
Mahabalipuram
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Vellore
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
5
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Chennai

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Luz Anjaneyar Temple, then take a stroll through Mylapore, then kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Chennai road trip planning tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Chennai. In April, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

3
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Go for a jaunt from Mahabalipuram to Kanchipuram to see Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumaal about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, examine the collection at DakshinaChitra Museum, delve into the distant past at Krishna Mandapam, and admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram day trip planning website .

You can drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sri Prasanna Venkatesa Perumaal, DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance

2
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, then take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Promenade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ayyappa Swamy Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Matrimandir.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pondicherry route builder tool .

You can drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vellore.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Matrimandir
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
Vellore

Vellore ©
An assortment of temples and a large historic fort generate a good deal of Vellore's tourism--as do the top hospitals of this dry, sunny city.
On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Arulmigu Balamurugan Ratnagiri Tirukkovil, don't miss a visit to Sripuram Golden Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalakandeswarar Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vellore road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Vellore takes 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Vellore can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Vellore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jalakandeswarar Temple ©
Jalakandeswarar Temple
Sripuram Golden Temple ©
Sripuram Golden Temple

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, then get great views at Pillar Rocks, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perumal Peak, get your game on at Ice Skating Cafe, then go for a walk through Coakers Walk, then admire the natural beauty at Bryant Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kodaikanal route planner.

Traveling by car from Vellore to Kodaikanal takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Kodaikanal can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

2
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 21st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, then get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lourdes Forane Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mundhi Vinayagur Temple.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Coimbatore itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Trails Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) planner .

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Coimbatore in April: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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