10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

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Chennai — 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vadapalani Murugan Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Bay of Life Surf & SUP and Elliot's Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Covelong Beach (in Covelong) and The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology (in Mahabalipuram). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Kovalam Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalikambal Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Chennai tour itinerary builder app.

Washington DC, USA to Chennai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Chennai. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Chennai: highs are around 97°F and lows about 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Velliangiri Mountains and Siruvani Falls and Dam. Step off the beaten path and head to Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple and Eachanari Vinayagar Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbatore: Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Mukurti Peak, Sanctuary Avalanche, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kovai Kutralam Water Falls, examine the collection at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Masaniamman Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coimbatore trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai in July; daily highs in Coimbatore reach 89°F and lows reach 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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