36 days in Tamil Nadu & Singapore Itinerary

36 days in Tamil Nadu & Singapore Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mahabalipuram, India
— 3 nights
2
Coimbatore, India
— 3 nights
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 5 nights
4
Tiruchirappalli, India
— 5 nights
5
Rameswaram, India
— 4 nights
6
Kanyakumari, India
— 4 nights
7
Madurai, India
— 3 nights
8
Singapore, Singapore
— 7 nights

3
nights
Mahabalipuram, India

Mahabalipuram ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mahabalipuram: Kanchipuram (Kamakshi Amman Temple & Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple) and Kapaleeshwarar Temple (in Chennai). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shore Temple, explore the fascinating underground world of Mahishasuramardini Cave, make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, and steep yourself in history at Descent Of The Ganges.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Mahabalipuram trip itinerary tool.

Chennai to Mahabalipuram is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kanchipuram, Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Mahishasuramardini Cave ©
Mahishasuramardini Cave
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

3
nights
Coimbatore, India

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, get outside with Triumph Expeditions, pause for some photo ops at Narayana Kavi Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mahabalipuram to Coimbatore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Gedee Car Museum ©
Gedee Car Museum

5
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
When in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), make a side trip to see Moyar River in Mudumalai, approximately Mudumalai away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, head outdoors with Glenmorgan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Government Botanical Garden, Moyar River, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak

5
nights
Tiruchirappalli, India

Tiruchirappalli ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tiruchirappalli: Garbarakshambigai Temple (in Thirukkarugavur) and Thanjavur (Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, get outside with Grand Anaicut - Kallanai, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Church, and don't miss a visit to Sri Ayyappan Temple.

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You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Tiruchirappalli in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Thanjavur, Garbarakshambigai Temple, Rockfort Temple
Find places to stay May 6 — 11:
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Brihadeeswara Temple ©
Brihadeeswara Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

4
nights
Rameswaram, India

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Step out of Rameswaram to go to Ramanathapuram and see Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, take in the views from Pamban bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Adam's Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rameswaram travel route planning app.

Drive from Tiruchirappalli to Rameswaram in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Five-Faced Hanuman Temple
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Pamban bridge ©
Pamban bridge

4
nights
Kanyakumari, India

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kanyakumari: Muttom Beach (in Muttom), Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay) and Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, kick back and relax at Sothavilai Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Muttom Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Nagaraja Temple
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thollavilai Narayana Swamy Temple ©
Thollavilai Narayana Swamy Temple

3
nights
Madurai, India

Madurai ©
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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, make a trip to Arittapatti Shivan Temple, and contemplate the long history of Sri Ramana Mandiram.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Madurai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple
Sri Ramana Mandiram ©
Sri Ramana Mandiram

7
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, and go for a stroll along the water at Marina Bay.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Singapore online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Madurai to Singapore takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT), which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. In May in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay May 22 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

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