5 days in Chennai & Kodaikanal Itinerary

5 days in Chennai & Kodaikanal Itinerary

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1
Chennai
— 3 nights
2
Kodaikanal
— 1 night

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Monuments at Mahabalipuram. Do your shopping at Express Avenue Mall and M.Rm.Rm. Cultural Foundation. Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Mahabalipuram (Maritime Heritage Museum & Srinithi Art Gallery). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Pondy Bazaar, stop by Ekagrata, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai attractions planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chennai. In June, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple, see the interesting displays at Shenbaganur Museum, thenstop by Dynasty, and finally explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Kodaikanal takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chennai in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kodaikanal: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple ©
Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple

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