5 days in Chennai & Bentota Itinerary

5 days in Chennai & Bentota Itinerary

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5 days in Chennai & Bentota Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad, India
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Chennai, India
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Bentota, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h
End: Ahmedabad, India

1
night
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 25th (Wed), make a trip to Arjuna's Penance. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chennai trip itinerary maker app .

Ahmedabad to Chennai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ahmedabad in December, Chennai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Bentota.

Things to do in Chennai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Arjuna's Penance
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

3
nights
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Bentota ©
The coastal town of Bentota boasts a number of seaside attractions to draw in guests.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, kick back and relax at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then stroll through Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Stick No Bills Poster Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Jungle Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Galle Fort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bentota online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chennai to Bentota in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Bentota can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bentota

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Galle, Hikkaduwa, Jungle Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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