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Journey plan

Mumbai, India
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Journey plan


I am from Mumbai and planning a 12 days trip by road:

Day1) Chennai-Mahabalipuram-Pondicherry night

Day2) Pondicherry local night

Day3)Pondicherry-Chidambaram-Thanjavuar night

Day4)Thanjavaur-Rameshwaram night

Day5)Rameshwaram-Kanyakumari night

Day6)Kanyakumari local Night

Day7) Kanyakumari-Madurai night

Day8) Madurai-Trichy night

Day9) Trichy- Thiruvanmalai night

Day10) Thiruvanmalai-Krishnagiri-Vellore night

Day11)Vellore-Polur-Arni-Kanchipuram night

Day12) Kanchipuram-Chennai airport

The basic idea is to visit temples and local sightseeing.I am planning to hire a cab from Chennai to Chennai for the entire trip.

I would love to have advice from experts to make this trip a memorable one. thank you

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1. Re: Journey plan

This is a long trip. in TN. i can see that you have made a research to find temples on these regions.

you can try list of temples in wiki.

thanjavur and trichy can be combined for 2 days as the distance is just 1 hour travel.

require more inputs

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In your 12 days long journey plan from Chennai to Kanniyakumari you have not included or not mentioned anything about your visit to the Temple City of Kumbakonam.Because at Kumbakonam you can able to visit

Navagraha circuit Temples, and other important and famous temples such that Dharasuram,Swamimali, Thiruvaiyaru , Uppiliyappankovil and Gangaikondacholapuram etc,

In case if you want futher details kidly revert please.

Thanks & Regards,


Mumbai, India
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3. Re: Journey plan

annamalai sir,

thank you very much for your kind input.regards.

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thank you so very much for your advice,sir.

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In my personal opinion, this plan is doing a kind of back and forth. You may plan to do this progressively and end up your trip at Kanyakumari/Madurai to board a train to Mumbai. As I feel you are unnecessarily travelling a lot. For example, Thiruvannamalai and Kanchipuram can be done in the opening leg itself

Feel free to revert for further clarifications.



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