7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Tuticorin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Chennai

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Explore Chennai's surroundings by going to Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Sea Shore Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, kick back and relax at Marina Beach, and stroll through Besant Nagar Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chennai trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chennai. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tuticorin.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

1
night
Tuticorin

Tuticorin ©
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Manapad Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Vaikuntam Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Our Lady of Snows Basilica.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tuticorin day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Chennai to Tuticorin with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Tuticorin

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Snows Basilica ©
Our Lady of Snows Basilica

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram road trip website .

Traveling by car from Tuticorin to Rameswaram takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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 15th (Thu), examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Madurai itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Madurai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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