5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Chennai
— 1 night
Fly to Madurai, Train to Rameswaram
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Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Taxi to Madurai, Fly to Kuwait

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Chennai

— 1 night

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Chennai travel route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Chennai is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to India Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in June, with highs in Chennai at 43°C and lows at 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Rameswaram

— 2 nights
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 13th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Water Bird Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ariyaman Beach, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rameswaram route builder app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Chennai to Rameswaram in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Kodaikanal

— 1 night

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Dynasty and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kodaikanal day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kodaikanal, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Historic Sites · Shopping

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.