8 days in Chennai District & Pondicherry Itinerary

8 days in Chennai District & Pondicherry Itinerary

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Chennai
— 3 nights
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Muttukadu
— 1 night
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Pondicherry
— 3 nights
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Chennai

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Shore Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, browse the different shops at Express Avenue Mall, admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai day trip planning site.

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 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Muttukadu.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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Muttukadu

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at DakshinaChitra Museum and then find something for the whole family at MGM Dizzee World.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Muttukadu visit planner.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Muttukadu takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Muttukadu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Muttukadu

Theme Parks · Museums
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Pondicherry

— 3 nights

Europe of India

South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Change things up with a short trip to Matrimandir in Auroville (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, kick back and relax at Serenity Beach, appreciate the history behind Kargil War Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

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Drive from Muttukadu to Pondicherry in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Chennai District travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Movie Theaters
Chennai district, formerly known as Madras district or "Madarasapattinam", is a district in the state of Tamil Nadu, in India. It is the smallest of all the districts in the state, but has the highest human density. The district is a city district which means that it does not have a district headquarters. Most of the Greater Chennai City comes under this district, erstwhile under Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts. As of 2011, the district had a population of 4,646,732 with a sex-ratio of 989 females for every 1,000 males.

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