3 days in Thanjavur & Kumbakonam Itinerary

3 days in Thanjavur & Kumbakonam Itinerary

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3 days in Thanjavur & Kumbakonam Itinerary

Start: Thanjavur
1
Thanjavur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kumbakonam
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Coimbatore

1
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 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, get lost in a book at The Serfoji Sarasvati Mahal Library, then make a trip to Punnainallur Mariamman Koil, and finally admire the striking features of Brihadeeshwara Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thanjavur route website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Thanjavur. In October, daily temperatures in Thanjavur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Museums Historic Sites
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Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery ©
Punnainallur Mariamman Koil ©
Punnainallur Mariamman Koil

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nights
Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam ©
A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
On the 27th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uppiliappan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Airavatesvara Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumbakonam trip planner .

Drive from Thanjavur to Kumbakonam in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uppiliappan Temple
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Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Uppiliappan Temple ©
Uppiliappan Temple
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple ©
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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