6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) visit planning app .

New Delhi to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in October: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

1
night
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 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

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

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madurai by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Madurai is a bit warmer than Ooty (Udhagamandalam) - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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 find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Krishna's Butter Ball, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). There's more to do: stroll through Marina Beach and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chennai online vacation planner .

You can fly from Madurai to Chennai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Chennai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

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