12 days in Pondicherry & Chennai Itinerary

12 days in Pondicherry & Chennai Itinerary

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Pondicherry
— 2 nights
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Chennai
— 9 nights

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Pondicherry

— 2 nights

Europe of India

South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry online trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Chennai International Airport, Tiruchirapally Civil Airport Airport and Kempegowda International Airport. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chennai.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Chennai

— 9 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shore Temple and Vadapalani Murugan Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Thomas Mount National Shrine and India Seashell Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Tiger Cave, Trimurti Cave, &more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Chennai Rail Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, and make a trip to Kamakshi Amman Temple.

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

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Chennai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Chennai sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 74°F at night.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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