12 days in Chennai & Coimbatore 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trimurti Cave and Pancha Pandava Cave. Get outdoors at Covelong Beach and Mahishasuramardini Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: Kanchipuram (Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadapalani Murugan Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Elliot's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Breezy Beach, and get some jogging in at Chetpet EcoPark.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chennai driving holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to Chennai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chennai is 10.5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in February; daily highs in Chennai reach 89°F and lows reach 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 5 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Velliangiri Mountains and Cairn Hill. Step out of the city life by going to Siruvani Falls and Dam and Triumph Expeditions Private Limited. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbatore: Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Pykara Lake, Pykara Falls, &more) and Palakkad (Siruvani Reservoir, Dhoni Waterfalls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Velliangiri Andavar Temple and see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.
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