7 days in Chennai & Port Blair Itinerary

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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.
Attractions like Shore Temple and Monuments at Mahabalipuram make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Chennai's surroundings by going to Mahabalipuram (Tiger Cave, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, &more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, stop by Pure Pearls, and take a stroll through Mylapore.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip planner.

Mumbai to Chennai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chennai, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Port Blair.
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Port Blair — 3 nights

The capital and largest city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair acts as a gateway to the landmasses that lie in the Bay of Bengal.
Bring the kids along to Cellular Jail and Ross Island. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Aberdeen Clock Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Police Gurudwara, and cool off at Andaman Boat Club.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Blair travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Port Blair takes 4 hours. While traveling from Chennai, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Port Blair, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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