10 days in Chennai & Hyderabad Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Hyderabad Itinerary

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Chennai

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monuments at Mahabalipuram and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology (in Mahabalipuram) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, get in on the family fun at VGP Snow Kingdom, examine the collection at Government Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip planner.

Washington, USA to Chennai is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington to Chennai. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington in September: high temperatures in Chennai hover around 93°F and lows are around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Hyderabad

— 4 nights

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Get some cultural insight at Golconda Fort and Chilkur Balaji Temple. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Charminar, and look for gifts at Krishna Jewellers Pearls & Gems.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hyderabad trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Hyderabad takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Chennai in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hyderabad: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
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