3 days in Tiruchirappalli, Kumbakonam & Thanjavur Itinerary

3 days in Tiruchirappalli, Kumbakonam & Thanjavur Itinerary

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3 days in Tiruchirappalli, Kumbakonam & Thanjavur Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Tiruchirappalli
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kumbakonam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Coimbatore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tiruchirappalli trip builder .

Chennai to Tiruchirappalli is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

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Kumbakonam

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

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumbakonam trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Tiruchirappalli to Kumbakonam in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kumbakonam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Historic Sites
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Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple ©
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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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 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Swami Malai Temple, explore the world behind art at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brihadeeshwara Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Thanjavur day trip app .

You can drive from Kumbakonam to Thanjavur in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites Museums
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Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple

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