10 days in Chennai & Madurai Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Madurai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu holiday planner
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Chennai
— 5 nights
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Madurai
— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marina Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Pancha Rathas, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, examine the collection at Government Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church.

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

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Madurai.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Madurai — 4 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Madurai is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Madurai trip planner.

Getting from Chennai to Madurai by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. April in Madurai sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Spas · Museums
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