9 days in Kanchipuram & Chennai Itinerary

9 days in Kanchipuram & Chennai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu holiday planner

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Kanchipuram
— 2 nights
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Chennai
— 6 nights

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Kanchipuram

— 2 nights
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Vaikuntha Perumal Temple (Parameshwara Vinnagaram). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Kamakshi Amman Temple, steep yourself in history at Ekambareswarar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailasanathar Temple.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kanchipuram tour builder app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Chennai International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Kanchipuram can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Chennai.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites
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Chennai

— 6 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monuments at Mahabalipuram and Parthasarathy Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Raya Gopura (in Mahabalipuram). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadapalani Murugan Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, and admire the landmark architecture of San Thome Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip planner.

You can drive from Kanchipuram to Chennai in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 74°F.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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