4 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

4 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Chennai
— 1 day
Drive
2
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sholinghur
— 1 night
Drive

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, then kick back and relax at Marina Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort St. George.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chennai holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chennai. In December, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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nights
Mahabalipuram

Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 3rd (Thu), get to know the resident critters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, make a trip to Pancha Rathas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shore Temple. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Pancha Pandava Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mahishasuramardini Cave, and then explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mahabalipuram trip planner.

You can drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sholinghur.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

1
night
Sholinghur

Sholinghur is a town under Walajapet taluk in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India. Arulmigu Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Sri Yoga Narasimhar Temple Sholingur and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sholinghur trip builder app.

You can drive from Mahabalipuram to Sholinghur in 3 hours. While traveling from Mahabalipuram, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sholinghur, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sholinghur

Historic Sites

Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.