6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Drive
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Tiruvannamalai
— 1 day
Drive
2
Kumbakonam
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive
5
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive
6
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly

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Tiruvannamalai

— 1 day
Tiruvannamalai is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agini Lingam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Girivalam, Arunachaleswarar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arunachaleshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramana Ashram, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Seshadri Swamigal Ashram.

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Chennai to Tiruvannamalai is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in November: highs in Tiruvannamalai hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Tiruvannamalai

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kumbakonam

— 1 night
A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Airavatesvara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Patteeswaram Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarangapani Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kumbakonam attractions planning app.

Getting from Tiruvannamalai to Kumbakonam by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Tiruvannamalai in November, expect nights in Kumbakonam to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Historic Sites

Tiruchirappalli

— 1 night

Rockfort City

Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Rock Fort Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Lourdes Church , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jambukeswarar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Mariamman Temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tiruchirappalli planner.

Traveling by car from Kumbakonam to Tiruchirappalli takes 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Rameswaram

— 1 night
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Villoondi Tirtham.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Rameswaram takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Madurai

— 1 night

Athens of the East

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 20th (Fri), gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Madurai online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours

Coimbatore

— 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, then buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coimbatore online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Shopping

Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.