6 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

6 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

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6 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Pothamedu
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
day
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pothamedu holiday planner.

New Delhi to Pothamedu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Pothamedu are a bit cooler (39°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Munnar
Highlights from your plan
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mistletoe art Gallery ©
Mistletoe art Gallery

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marina Beach and Besant Nagar Beach. Escape the urban bustle at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology and Chennai Turtle Walk. Venture out of the city with trips to Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram & Sea Shore Temple) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Teresa's Church, browse the different shops at Express Avenue Mall, and stroll around Natesan Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pothamedu to Chennai. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pothamedu in May: highs in Chennai hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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