10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu sightseeing planner
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Chennai
— 5 nights
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Coimbatore
— 4 nights
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Chennai — 5 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mahabalipuram (Pancha Rathas, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, and admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chennai day trip planning app.

Salem to Chennai is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In June in Chennai, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 31°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 4 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Pykara Falls, Pykara Lake, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, admire the engineering at Sozhaiyaar Dam, and pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in June, with highs in Coimbatore at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.
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