29 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

29 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu visit planner
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Chennai
— 4 nights
Fly
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Coimbatore
— 5 nights
Drive
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Madurai
— 4 nights
Bus
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Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rameswaram
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kumbakonam
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tiruchirappalli
— 4 nights
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Pondy Bazaar or Srinithi Art Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Kamakshi Amman Temple and Arulmigu Aadhi Vyadhi Hara Bhaktha Anjaneyar Temple are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Shore Temple & Tiger Cave), Covelong Beach (in Covelong) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham and make a trip to Kamakshi Amman Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chennai online trip maker.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chennai. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Velliangiri Andavar Temple and Bannari Amman Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gedee Car Museum and Ramar Temple. Step out of Coimbatore to go to Pollachi Town and see Anamalai Wild Life Sanctuary, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Koniamman Temple, take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, and see Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Coimbatore trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Madurai.
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Madurai — 4 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gandhi Memorial Museum and Sri Ramana Mandiram. Tirupparankunram and Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Madurai: Dindigul (Abirami Amman Temple & Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Arulmigu Sri Yoga Narasinga Perumal Thirukovil, and contemplate the long history of Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madurai tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Coimbatore to Madurai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Madurai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Kanyakumari.
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Kanyakumari — 3 nights

Cape Comorin

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Get in touch with nature at Sothavilai Beach and Sunset View Point. Popular historic sites such as Nagaraja Temple and Chitharal Hill Temple are in your itinerary. Step out of Kanyakumari with an excursion to Muttom Beach in Muttom--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sanguthurai Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdhi Sai Baba Temple, Kanyakumari.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari journey maker app.

Getting from Madurai to Kanyakumari by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.
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Rameswaram — 4 nights

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Get some cultural insight at Villoondi Tirtham and Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Ariyaman Beach and Agnitheertham. When in Rameswaram, make a side trip to see Navagraha Temple in Devipattinam, approximately Devipattinam away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nambunayaki amman temple, and see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip planner.

Drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kumbakonam.
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Kumbakonam — 4 nights

A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adi Kumbeswarar Temple and Arulmigu Naganathaswamy Temple Thirunageswaram. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Suriyanar Koil and Ramaswamy Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kumbakonam: Thiruvarur (Koothanur Maha Saraswathi Temple & Shree Saraswathi Temple Koothanur). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramaswamy Temple and make a trip to Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumbakonam trip maker.

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kumbakonam in 5.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kumbakonam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.
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Tiruchirappalli — 4 nights

Rockfort City

Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaattu Azhagiya Singar Srirangam and Vekkali Amman Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Venkatachalapathy Temple and Sri Azhagia Manavalar Perumal. Change things up with these side-trips from Tiruchirappalli: Thanjavur (Sukkiran Temple, Raahu Navagrahasthalam, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, examine the collection at Railway Heritage Centre cum Railway Museum, make a trip to Ayyanar Temple, and admire the striking features of Pundarikakshan Perumal Temple.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tiruchirappalli journey planning website.

You can drive from Kumbakonam to Tiruchirappalli in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Tiruchirappalli are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
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