10 days in Chennai & Madurai Itinerary

10 days in Chennai & Madurai Itinerary

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Chennai
— 5 nights
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Madurai
— 3 nights

5
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Explore Chennai's surroundings by going to Mahabalipuram (Raya Gopura, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Express Avenue Mall, and admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chennai day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chennai. In October, daytime highs in Chennai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

3
nights
Madurai

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madurai trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

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