7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
1
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Coimbatore

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga Temple. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudhamalai Hill Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coimbatore holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Coimbatore. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

2
nights
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 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple, then explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and finally make a trip to Arjuna's Penance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at DakshinaChitra Museum, identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, then make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, and finally make a trip to Pancha Rathas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mahabalipuram trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Coimbatore to Mahabalipuram in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coimbatore in July, things will get a bit warmer in Mahabalipuram: highs are around 42°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
DakshinaChitra Museum ©
DakshinaChitra Museum
India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Mahabalipuram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Madurai, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai

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night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): 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 stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple

1
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Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jambukeswarar Temple, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tiruchirappalli trip builder .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Tiruchirappalli in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort ©
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort

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