10 days in Chennai & Mumbai Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Mumbai 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.
Bring the kids along to Shore Temple and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. San Thome Church and Nakula Sahadeva Ratha are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalikambal Temple.

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Washington, USA to Chennai is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 10.5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington in April, things will get much hotter in Chennai: highs are around 97°F and lows about 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Mumbai

— 4 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kids will enjoy Marine Drive and Shree Siddhivinayak. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Nariman Point. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Gateway of India, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haji Ali Mosque.

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Getting from Chennai to Mumbai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chennai in April, plan for slightly colder days in Mumbai, with highs around 92°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums
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