Chennai Itinerary 1 Day

Explore the best places to visit in 1 day in Chennai using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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A Day in Chennai - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Whether you're in Chennai just for a day with your friends, a day off on a business trip, or first timer backpacking on a solo trip and you've always wanted to go to Chennai, you can still explore this city of India and get a feel for its culture and history.

Is one day enough for Chennai?

Wondering whether one day is enough or not, to explore Chennai? Certainly not; but here's how you can make the most of it. Though Chennai is the place to be, suggesting attractions for 24 hours in Chennai could be a tough choice as there are many places than you can visit. You might get a glimpse of Chennai, but for a local slice, you of course need a lot more time. On this trip, we suggest you cover only 4-5 popular attractions of Chennai, spending time walking around and discovering the history, culture, and people.

What to pack for 1 day in Chennai vacation?

It can be worth having a petite backpack for Chennai day trip. More helpful things to pack for a day trip to Chennai:

  • Light jacket
  • Maps and Brochures
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Camera with batteries

How much money do you need for 1 day in Chennai?

The average daily price for traveling in Chennai is USD 21. The average price of food for one day is USD 4.63. The average price of a hotel for a couple is USD 30.

How to spend 1 day in Chennai?

The best way to explore Chennai in 1 day is to visit the best Chennai attractions and avoid the crowd whenever possible. This Chennai itinerary of 1 day takes you to the landmark spots like Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Madras Crocodile Bank. Along with a mist-trix of must-see attractions, outdoor activities and few family and kid’s activities like a visit to Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, you will have a splendid time on your one day trip to Chennai for sure.

Chennai travel tips to save time and money

Easy and handy Chennai guidelines for your one day trip in Chennai:

  • Don't try to fit in everything
  • Book a guided Chennai sightseeing tour
  • Start early, you will have more time to explore as well you can easily beat the crowds.
  • Don't leave your planning until the last minute

Where to stay for 1 day in Chennai?

Since you have only 24 hours in Chennai, you should make the most of it by staying around the city's top attractions. Although it might not be the best deal, you will save time as well money spent on commute. Whatever your budget is, you can easily find the cheap and budget friendly accommodations in Chennai for 1 day. Locals also offer cozy homestays with awesome food and they would guide you to plan your travel accordingly.

Best places to eat in Chennai if you've only 1 day:

Want to explore the sumptuous cuisine of this city? Then, visit the most popular restaurants for delicious food.

Local transportation in Chennai

If you want to explore the offbeat places in Chennai and know its every nook and corner, then hopping onto a metro/train or a local city bus will be a smart choice.

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