8 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

8 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Chennai
Drive
2
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sriperumbudur
— 1 night
Drive
4
Vellore
Drive
5
Ambur
Drive
6
Dharmapuri
— 1 night
Drive
7
Salem
— 1 night
Drive
8
Erode
— 1 night
Drive
9
Coimbatore
Drive
10
Karur
— 1 night
Drive
11
Tiruchirappalli
Drive to Tiruchirappalli International Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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Chennai

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai travel itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Chennai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife · Parks

Kanchipuram

— 1 night
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
You've now added Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple to your itinerary. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanchipuram holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Kanchipuram takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for Sriperumbudur.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites

Sriperumbudur

— 1 night
Sriperumbudur is a town panchayat in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu located 40 kilometers southwest of the city of Chennai on the National Highway 4. To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Sriperumbudur road trip site.

You can drive from Kanchipuram to Sriperumbudur in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Sriperumbudur can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Vellore.

Things to do in Sriperumbudur

Historic Sites

Vellore

An assortment of temples and a large historic fort generate a good deal of Vellore's tourism--as do the top hospitals of this dry, sunny city.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Selva Vinayagar Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Virinjipuram Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vellore day trip planning website.

You can drive from Sriperumbudur to Vellore in 2 hours. Traveling from Sriperumbudur in August, expect nights in Vellore to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ambur.

Things to do in Vellore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Ambur

Ambur is a town and state Assembly Constituency in the Vellore District of Tamil Nadu, India. To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ambur online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vellore to Ambur takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Dharmapuri.

Things to do in Ambur

Shopping

Dharmapuri

— 1 night
Dharmapuri is a City in Kongu Nadu region in the Western part of Tamil Nadu in South India and it is located in the foot hills of Vytla Hills.The town is located at 126km from Bangalore,220km from Coimbatore,260km from Mysore,300km from Chennai. On the 11th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chenraya Perumal Temple and then pause for some photo ops at Subramanya Siva Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dharmapuri route planner.

Getting from Ambur to Dharmapuri by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Ambur in August, Dharmapuri is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salem.

Things to do in Dharmapuri

Historic Sites

Salem

— 1 night
Salem is a city in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Paanduranganathar Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salem trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Dharmapuri to Salem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Erode.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Erode

— 1 night
Erode is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu once part of great Kongu Nadu. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tindal Kovil, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sangameswarar Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Chennimalai Murugan Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Erode visit planner.

You can drive from Salem to Erode in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Coimbatore.

Things to do in Erode

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coimbatore

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mundhi Vinayagur Temple and then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Coimbatore holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Erode to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. August in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Karur.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Shopping · Historic Sites

Karur

— 1 night
Karur is a city in the Kongu Nadu region of the India in state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalyana Venkattaramasami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pugazhimalai Shree Arupadai Murugan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sadasiva Brahmendra Samadhi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pasupathieswarer Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Karur trip tool.

Getting from Coimbatore to Karur by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Coimbatore in August: highs in Karur hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Karur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Tiruchirappalli

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.
To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tiruchirappalli tour itinerary maker site.

Drive from Karur to Tiruchirappalli in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

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.