Ideal duration: 2 – 3 days Major Airports: Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli Best time: November to mid February
You just cannot bypass Chennai as you venture to experience the magnificence of Tamil Nadu. It is the capital of the state and has been an important administrative center of India since time immemorial. However, it became an urban city with the advent of the British who founded the modern city of Madras, a name that was changed to Chennai later on.
It is the headquarters of Southern railway with Chennai Central station being the busiest station that connects the city to rest of India.
Chennai International Airport is the fourth largest airport in the country connecting to all major cities of the nation and operating flights to diverse parts of Asia, America as well as Europe.