14 days in Chennai, Yercaud & Salem Itinerary

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Chennai
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Yercaud
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Salem
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Chennai — 7 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shore Temple and Marina Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Krishna's Butter Ball, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, &more), DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (in Tirupati). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, and have some family-friendly fun at Kartwheel.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chennai. In February in Chennai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Yercaud.
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Yercaud — 2 nights

The hill station of Yercaud sits among a rolling range of forested hills, and thrives in a climate that has benefitted the biodiversity of the landscape, and the productivity of the town's agricultural industry.
On the 9th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Pagoda Point, admire the sheer force of Kiliyur Falls, then get outside with 32-km Loop Road, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chakra Mahameru Temple. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Lady's Seat, stroll around Deer Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shevaroy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lake.

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Traveling by flight from Chennai to Yercaud takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. February in Yercaud sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.
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Salem — 3 nights

Salem is a city in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. On the 11th (Mon), admire the striking features of Kailasanathar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kottai Mariamman Temple. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sugavaneshwarar Temple and then experience rural life at Silk Farm.

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You can drive from Yercaud to Salem in an hour. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to home.
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Salem District travel guide

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