7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Chennai
— 1 night
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
5
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marundeeswarar Temple, find something for the whole family at VGP Snow Kingdom, then admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai trip planning app.

Tiruchirappalli to Chennai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Chennai

Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
VGP Snow Kingdom ©
VGP Snow Kingdom
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Elk Hill Murugan Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online route builder.

You can fly from Chennai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chennai in October, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Government Botanical Garden, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point ©
Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): go for a walk through Coakers Walk, then browse for treasures at Dynasty, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple.

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Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Kodaikanal is a bit warmer than Ooty (Udhagamandalam) - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Dynasty ©
Dynasty

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night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi.

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Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Rameswaram takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi

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night
Tiruchirappalli

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Ayyanar Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tiruchirappalli trip planner.

Drive from Rameswaram to Tiruchirappalli in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tiruchirappalli can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Ayyanar Temple ©
Ayyanar Temple

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