8 days in Hyderabad & Chennai Itinerary

8 days in Hyderabad & Chennai Itinerary

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8 days in Hyderabad & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Chennai
1
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
2
Chennai
— 5 nights
End: Chennai

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Ramoji Film City. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Golconda Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, and make a trip to Charminar.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hyderabad day trip planning site .

Chennai to Hyderabad is an approximately 2-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Hyderabad. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

5
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Arjuna's Penance, & more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vengeeswarar Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sri Ramakrishna Math.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chennai journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hyderabad to Chennai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Chennai. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

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