15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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15 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Madurai
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Sea Shore Temple, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chennai. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

2
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.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jambukeswarar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaattu Azhagiya Singar Srirangam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. On your second day here, get outside with Grand Anaicut - Kallanai, explore the striking landscape at Rock Fort Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vekkali Amman Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tiruchirappalli trip maker app .

You can fly from Chennai to Tiruchirappalli in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Rock Fort Temple ©
Rock Fort Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

2
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.
On the 6th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madurai road trip tool .

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Madurai in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November in Madurai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

2
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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 8th (Fri), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Water Bird Sanctuary, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, and finally examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rameswaram travel route builder website .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Xavier Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marungoor Murugan Temple.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari visit website .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temple Kanyakumari ©
Jain Temple Kanyakumari
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): get great views at Pillar Rocks, go for a walk through Coakers Walk, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and finally look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Berijam Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Saleth Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Kodaikanal takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. November in Kodaikanal sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for gifts at Green Shop, Ooty, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Mukurthi Dam, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In November, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

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