8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu planner

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Fly
1
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive
2
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Drive
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Train to Madurai Junction (MDU), Fly to Madras
4
Chennai
— 4 nights
Fly

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1
night
Tiruchirappalli

Rockfort City

Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Ayyanar Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tiruchirappalli trip itinerary builder website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tiruchirappalli is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirappalli is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, Tiruchirappalli is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Religious Site
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
4.5
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Historic Site
Jambukeswarar Temple
4.8

1
night
Thanjavur

Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu

A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Thanjai Mamani Koil, admire the landmark architecture of Brihadeeswara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Moolai Anjaneya Temple, and finally explore the world behind art at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thanjavur vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Thanjavur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Thanjavur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Brihadeeswara Temple ©
Architectural Building
Brihadeeswara Temple
4.9

1
night
Rameswaram

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple and then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip planner.

You can drive from Thanjavur to Rameswaram in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

4
nights
Chennai

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 (Nakula Sahadeva Ratha, Shore Temple, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, and stroll through Besant Nagar Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chennai using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Rameswaram to Chennai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Chennai, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Shore Temple ©
Must see
Shore Temple
4.4
Pancha Rathas ©
Architectural Building
Pancha Rathas
4.6
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Religious Site
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
4.6

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