30 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

30 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu travel planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Chennai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mahabalipuram
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 nights
Bus
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Coimbatore
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Kodaikanal
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Madurai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rameswaram
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kanyakumari
— 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.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and look for gifts at San-Cha Tea Boutique.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chennai trip builder website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Chennai is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Chennai is 4.5 hours. In June, Chennai is warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 43°C and lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Mahabalipuram.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:

Mahabalipuram — 3 nights

Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE. The structures showcase the decoration and form of early Dravidian architecture, and their distinctive designs, striking coloration, and scale still create an evocative atmosphere when studied closely and when seen as a whole.
Step out of Mahabalipuram to go to Muttukadu and see DakshinaChitra Museum, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, delve into the distant past at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Mahabalipuram takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 4 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Coonoor (Lamb's Rock & Sim`s Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, and take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mahabalipuram to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mahabalipuram in June: high temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Coimbatore.
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Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

Coimbatore — 4 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lord Ganesha Temple, and see human ingenuity at work at Sozhaiyaar Dam.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore holiday planner.

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coimbatore: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kodaikanal.
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Kodaikanal — 4 nights

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kodaikanal is known for nature, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, admire the natural beauty at Bryant Park, and get great views at Pillar Rocks.

Plan a trip to Kodaikanal easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Madurai.
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Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:

Madurai — 3 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.
Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, look for gifts at Femina Silks & Handlooms, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Madurai, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:

Rameswaram — 3 nights

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Rameswaram is known for historic sites, beaches, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

Planning Rameswaram trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Kanyakumari — 4 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.
Kanyakumari is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayani Shakti Peeth (Suchindram Shakti Peeth), and pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari trip planner.

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. June in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
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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