4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Chennai
Drive
2
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive
3
Auroville
— 1 day
Drive
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive
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Tranquebar
Drive
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Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly

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Chennai

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chennai trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad to Chennai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Hyderabad in July, expect Chennai to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 30°C. You will leave for Pondicherry on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Nightlife

Pondicherry

— 1 night

Europe of India

South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Pondicherry takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Auroville.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Auroville

— 1 day

City of Dawn

Founded in 1968 by a Frenchwoman known locally as "The Mother," Auroville represented a kind of anarchist social experiment, where spirituality and communal living were supposed to override the importance of money.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Svaram, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sadhana Forest, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Colours Of Nature.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Auroville day trip planner.

Auroville is just a short distance from Pondicherry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Auroville

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Pondicherry

— 1 night

Europe of India

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pondicherry trip maker site.

Pondicherry is just a short distance from Auroville. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Tranquebar.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Tranquebar

On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Danish Museum and then steep yourself in history at Danish Fort.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tranquebar road trip planning tool.

Getting from Pondicherry to Tranquebar by car takes about 3 hours. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Tranquebar

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pondicherry

— 1 night

Europe of India

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pondicherry travel route builder tool.

Drive from Tranquebar to Pondicherry in 3 hours. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Museums · Shopping