9 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

9 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
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Kodaikanal
— 1 night
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Rameswaram
— 1 night
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Kanyakumari
— 1 night
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Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
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Chennai
— 1 night

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ayyappan Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then stop by Green Shop, Ooty, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary planner.

Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Water Body
Pykara Lake
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Mountain
Doddabetta Peak
3.7

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kodaikanal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and finally take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram day trip app.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Rameswaram in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©

Cape Comorin

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kanyakumari travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 7th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, make a trip to Pancha Rathas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shore Temple. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum, then examine the collection at India Seashell Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kanyakumari to Mahabalipuram takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Chennai.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Shore Temple
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Architectural Building
Pancha Rathas
4.6
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World heritage site
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
4.6

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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.
On the 9th (Mon), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, kick back and relax at Marina Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chennai trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mahabalipuram to Chennai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. November in Chennai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Tours · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Beach
Marina Beach
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Religious Site
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
4.6

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