3 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

3 days in Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

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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.
When in Chennai (Madras), make a side trip to see DakshinaChitra Museum in Muttukadu, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Madras Crocodile Bank, shop like a local with T Nagar, Ranganathan Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Chennai International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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DakshinaChitra Museum
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Madras Crocodile Bank
Besant Nagar Beach
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