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.
Get some cultural insight at Shore Temple and San Thome Church. Kids will appreciate attractions like Monuments at Mahabalipuram and Parthasarathy Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Nakula Sahadeva Ratha, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Marina Beach, take a stroll through Fort St. George, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Chennai is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10.5 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Washington in March: high temperatures in Chennai hover around 93°F and lows are around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Mumbai

— 4 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Family-friendly places like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shree Siddhivinayak and Colaba. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai online travel planner.

You can fly from Chennai to Mumbai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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