26 days in Edinburgh & Chennai Itinerary

26 days in Edinburgh & Chennai Itinerary

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26 days in Edinburgh & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
bus:  3​h
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 12 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  15​h 45​min
2
Chennai, India
— 12 nights
End: Chennai, India

12
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Real Mary King's Close.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Edinburgh holiday builder app .

Chennai (Madras), India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Edinburgh. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai (Madras) in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai (Madras).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai (Madras): Mahabalipuram (Descent Of The Ganges, Varaha Cave Temple, & more), DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Dutch Cemetery (in Pulicat). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, make a trip to Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras, stroll through Elliot's Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) route builder app .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Chennai (Madras) in 16 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Chennai (Madras), you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in June, with highs in Chennai (Madras) at 43°C and lows at 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum, Dutch Cemetery
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Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance

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