9 days in Chennai & Edinburgh Itinerary

9 days in Chennai & Edinburgh Itinerary

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9 days in Chennai & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
1
Chennai, India
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  15​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Chennai, India

4
nights
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai (Madras): Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, stroll through Marina Beach, take a stroll through Fort St. George, and make a trip to Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai (Madras) trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Chennai International Airport. June in Chennai (Madras) sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Chennai

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel route planning site .

Fly from Chennai (Madras) to Edinburgh in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in June, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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