12 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

12 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

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Chennai (Madras)
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Chennai (Madras)

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 Sea Shore Temple and Descent Of The Ganges. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to India Seashell Museum and Vadapalani Murugan Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai (Madras): Mahabalipuram (Varaha Cave Temple, Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, identify plant and animal life at Madras Crocodile Bank, and shop like a local with Phoenix Marketcity.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Chennai (Madras) online itinerary creator.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Chennai International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Chennai (Madras) are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai (Madras)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
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Sea Shore Temple
Descent Of The Ganges

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