3 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

3 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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3 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Thanjavur
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Chennai

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the striking features of Gangaikonda Cholapuram, then explore the world behind art at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brihadeeshwara Temple.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thanjavur trip maker website .

Chennai to Thanjavur is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Thanjavur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Thanjavur

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Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram

1
night
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 21st (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Pykara Water Falls.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel route tool .

You can drive from Thanjavur to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Thanjavur in September, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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