5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Vellore
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sivaganga
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thiruparankundram
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Madurai
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Vellore

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Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
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.
For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thanjavur journey tool .

Vellore to Thanjavur is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Traveling from Vellore in August, you will find days in Thanjavur are a bit warmer (42°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Sivaganga.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites
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Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple

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Sivaganga

Sivaganga
Sivaganga is the headquarters of the Sivaganga district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. You've now added Pilaiyarpatti Temple to your itinerary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sivaganga road trip planning website .

Drive from Thanjavur to Sivaganga in 3 hours. Traveling from Thanjavur in August, you will find days in Sivaganga are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Thiruparankundram.

Things to do in Sivaganga

Historic Sites
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Thiruparankundram

Thiruparankundram
To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thiruparankundram trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sivaganga to Thiruparankundram in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Thiruparankundram can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Thiruparankundram

Historic Sites
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Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai day trip planning website .

Madurai is just a short distance from Thiruparankundram. August in Madurai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Thirparappu Falls has been added to your itinerary.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari visit website .

You can drive from Madurai to Kanyakumari in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Thirparappu Waterfalls
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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