6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
1
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Indore

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, then steep yourself in history at Descent Of The Ganges, and finally don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Mahishasura Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, and finally examine the collection at India Seashell Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram trip itinerary maker site .

Indore to Mahabalipuram is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Indore in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mahabalipuram, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance

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Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 24th (Wed), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madurai trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Mahabalipuram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Madurai sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, contemplate the waterfront views at Villoondi Tirtham, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Rameswaram trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham
Pamban bridge ©
Pamban bridge
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial

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night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 26th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, then stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Our Lady of Ransom Church ©
Our Lady of Ransom Church

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Ooty Lake, then explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

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Getting from Kanyakumari to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by combination of train, flight, and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kanyakumari in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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