8 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

8 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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8 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly:  4​h
1
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Bhubaneswar

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kids will enjoy Marina Beach and VGP Snow Kingdom. Go for a jaunt from Chennai to Mahabalipuram to see The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Aadhi Vyadhi Hara Bhaktha Anjaneyar Temple and admire the striking features of Rockfort Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai online road trip planner .

Bhubaneswar to Chennai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bhubaneswar in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chennai, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Rockfort Temple, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology
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2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the activities along Pykara Lake, then explore the activities along Ooty Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple, then stop by Green Shop, Ooty, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chennai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chennai in July, things will get little chillier in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coimbatore: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites
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Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram road trip planning app .

You can drive from Coimbatore to Rameswaram in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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