6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

6 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Fly
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Chennai
— 1 night
Fly
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive
3
Madurai
— 1 night
Bus
4
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
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Chennai — 1 night

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip tool.

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. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in July, with highs in Chennai at 42°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 1 night

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) driving holiday site.

You can fly from Chennai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In July, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is slightly colder than Chennai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Madurai.
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Madurai — 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madurai road trip planning app.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madurai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July, things will get a bit warmer in Madurai: highs are around 40°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Kanyakumari.
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Kanyakumari — 2 nights

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kanyakumari day trip website.

You can take a bus from Madurai to Kanyakumari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madurai in July, expect nights in Kanyakumari to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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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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