5 days in Thanjavur & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

5 days in Thanjavur & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

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5 days in Thanjavur & Tiruchirappalli Itinerary

Start: Thanjavur
1
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 3 nights
Train:  45​min
End: Thanjavur

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Garbarakshambigai Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patteeswaram Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swami Malai Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramalingaswami Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thanjavur trip itinerary planning website .

In May, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kumbakonam, Garbarakshambigai Temple
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Patteeswaram Temple ©
Patteeswaram Temple

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nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Indian Panorama has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): see the top attractions with Indian Panorama. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Ayyanar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahmapureeswarar Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tiruchirappalli trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Thanjavur to Tiruchirappalli takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Tours
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Brahmapureeswarar Temple ©
Brahmapureeswarar Temple

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