5 days in Chennai & Port Blair Itinerary

5 days in Chennai & Port Blair Itinerary

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5 days in Chennai & Port Blair Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Port Blair
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Family-friendly places like Marina Beach and The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple and enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai. October in Chennai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

2
nights
Port Blair

Port Blair ©
The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
You've now added Andaman Water Sports Complex to your itinerary. On the 31st (Thu), get some thrills out on the water with Andaman Water Sports Complex, then steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail, then step off the mainland to explore Ross Island, and finally head off the coast to North Bay Island Andaman. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Corbyn's Cove, examine the collection at Samudrika Marine Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chidiya Tapu.

Plan trip to Port Blair with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Chennai to Port Blair in 4 hours. When traveling from Chennai in October, plan for little chillier days in Port Blair, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Corbyn's Cove ©
Corbyn's Cove
North Bay Island Andaman ©
North Bay Island Andaman

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