6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h
1
Tirupati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Chennai
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tirumala Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tirupati tour itinerary maker site .

New Delhi to Tirupati is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

1
night
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
On the 12th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kamakshi Amman Temple, admire the striking features of Varadharaja Perumal Temple, make a trip to Sri Vijayaraghava Perumal Thirukovil, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekambareshvara Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thennanagur Perumaal Temple.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kanchipuram tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tirupati to Kanchipuram takes 3 hours. June in Kanchipuram sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple ©
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple ©
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Sri Vijayaraghava Perumal Thirukovil ©

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 13th (Thu), look for gifts at Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, take in the waterfront at Seaside Promenade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Pondicherry trip planning website .

You can drive from Kanchipuram to Pondicherry in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

1
night
Mahabalipuram

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 14th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Mahabalipuram journey planner.

Drive from Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Mahabalipuram to Chennai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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