15 days in Chennai, Mumbai & Dubai Itinerary

15 days in Chennai, Mumbai & Dubai Itinerary

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Chennai, India
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Chennai, India

— 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.
Bring the kids along to VGP Snow Kingdom and Shore Temple. DakshinaChitra Museum and Fort St. George are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Chennai to Mahabalipuram to see The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology about 1h 40 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Injambakkam.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chennai road trip site.

Washington, USA to Chennai is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 10.5 hour difference. In October, Chennai is warmer than Washington - with highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Mumbai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Mumbai, India

— 4 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get some cultural insight at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. Attractions like Gateway of India and Dharavi make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: cruise along Marine Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Mumbai route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dubai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 6 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kids will enjoy Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and The Dubai Mall. Get some cultural insight at Al Fahidi Fort and Qasr Al Hosn. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubai: Zayed Sports City (in Abu Dhabi) and Persian Carpets Kingdom LLC (in Sharjah). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, and kick back and relax at Jumeirah Public Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Dubai day trip app.

Fly from Mumbai to Dubai in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Dubai, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubai, with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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