7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus:  10​h
1
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Kumbakonam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Tiruvannamalai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, stop by The Cocoa Bean, take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk, then get great views at Pillar Rocks, and finally take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal trip planner.

Bengaluru to Kodaikanal is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kodaikanal, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

1
night
Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam ©
A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Suriyanar Koil, admire the landmark architecture of Gangaikonda Cholapuram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, admire the striking features of Airavatesvara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiru Nandipura Vinnagaram Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarangapani Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garbarakshambigai Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patteeswaram Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uppiliappan Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kumbakonam tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Kumbakonam in 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Tiruvannamalai.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Uppiliappan Temple, Garbarakshambigai Temple
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Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple ©
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram

2
nights
Tiruvannamalai

Tiruvannamalai ©
Tiruvannamalai is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Gingee Fort, Head underground at Virupaksha Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ramana Ashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arunachaleshwara Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Girivalam, Arunachaleswarar Temple.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tiruvannamalai route site .

Traveling by car from Kumbakonam to Tiruvannamalai takes 4 hours. Traveling from Kumbakonam in October, you will find days in Tiruvannamalai are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Tiruvannamalai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thiruvannamalai, Gingee Fort
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Sri Ramana Ashram ©
Sri Ramana Ashram
Girivalam, Arunachaleswarar Temple ©
Arunachaleshwara Temple ©
Arunachaleshwara Temple

1
night
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamakshi Amman Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kanchipuram online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Tiruvannamalai to Kanchipuram in 3 hours. Traveling from Tiruvannamalai in October, you will find days in Kanchipuram are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ekambareswarar Temple ©
Ekambareswarar Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple ©
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Sri Vijayaraghava Perumal Thirukovil ©

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