13 days in Chennai & Coimbatore Itinerary

13 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Marina Beach and Pancha Pandava Cave. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Anna Centenary Library and Elliot's Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology & Mahishasuramardini Cave) and Covelong Beach (in Covelong). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Ayappan Temple, get in on the family fun at VGP Snow Kingdom, and steep yourself in history at Vivekananda House.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip itinerary website.

Washington DC, USA to Chennai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10.5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Chennai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get warmer in Chennai: highs are around 99°F and lows about 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (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.
Escape the urban bustle at Velliangiri Mountains and Cairn Hill. Step off the beaten path and head to Kovai Kutralam Water Falls and Siruvani Falls and Dam. Change things up with these side-trips from Coimbatore: Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Elk Hill Murugan Temple, Adam's Fountain, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mundhi Vinayagur Temple, delve into the lush surroundings at Topslip, and do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Chennai in June, things will get slightly colder in Coimbatore: highs are around 90°F and lows about 74°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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