10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Elliot's Beach and Mahishasuramardini Cave. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Covelong Beach and Sri Ramakrishna Math. Venture out of the city with trips to Kanchipuram (Kailasanathar Temple & Kamakshi Amman Temple) and Mahabalipuram (Tiger Cave, Trimurti Cave, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple, admire the landmark architecture of San Thome Church, and stroll through Besant Nagar Beach.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chennai. January in Chennai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Velliangiri Mountains and Cairn Hill. Take a break from the city and head to Emerald Lake and Siruvani Falls and Dam. Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Ooty Lake, Pykara Lake, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Kovai Kutralam Water Falls, take a peaceful walk through Topslip, and see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore journey site.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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