6 days in Chennai & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

6 days in Chennai & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

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6 days in Chennai & Andaman and Nicobar Islands Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
1
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Port Blair, South Andaman Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip maker .

Ahmedabad to Chennai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chennai, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Blair.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

2
nights
Port Blair, South Andaman Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Anthropological Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Corbyn's Cove, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Aberdeen Clock Tower. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cellular Jail, step off the mainland to explore Ross Island, then don't miss a visit to Rajiv Gandhi's Statue, and finally see the interesting displays at Samudrika Marine Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Port Blair trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Chennai to Port Blair in 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai in October, expect nights in Port Blair to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Blair

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Elephant Beach
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Ross Island ©
Ross Island
Elephant Beach ©
Elephant Beach
Cellular Jail ©
Cellular Jail

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