39 days in Chennai Itinerary

39 days in Chennai Itinerary

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Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Get in touch with nature at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology and Mahishasuramardini Cave. Get some cultural insight at Sea Shore Temple and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Chennai side-trips: Sriperumbudur (Vallakottai Murugan Temple & Rajiv Gandhi Ninaivakam), DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Mahabalipuram Beach, & more). Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Guindy National Park. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Thome Church, wander the streets of Pondy Bazaar, and shop like a local with T Nagar, Ranganathan Street.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai itinerary planner.

In March, daytime highs in Chennai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Sriperumbudur, Kanchipuram, Krishnapuram Anchaneyar Temple, Adhiparasakthi Siddhar Peetam
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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