Chennai Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Chennai in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Chennai in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Chennai itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Chennai.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Chennai for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Chennai
  • Staying in Chennai and wondering how to spend 2 days in Chennai with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Chennai
  • Want to create Chennai itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Chennai

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Chennai

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Chennai. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Chennai as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Chennai.

2 Days in Chennai - Perfect Weekend Guide

The capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is an interesting mix of colonial-era reminders, a modern infrastructure, and an interesting culture. The colorful temples contrasting with the state-of-the-art metro tracks, and the white-colored churches standing tall against the backdrop of the beautiful beaches give this city an intriguing feel. Go through this Chennai Itinerary 2 Days to plan a weekend getaway here.

How to spend 2 days in Chennai?

Marina Beach

A natural urban beach along the Bay of Bengal, Marina Beach is the second largest beach in the world covering a length of 13 kilometers, including a 6-kilometer-long promenade. Starting at Fort St. George in the north and running till Foreshore Estate in the south, this beach presents visitors with an uninterrupted stretch of golden sands and foamy sea. Boasting of a carnival-like atmosphere owing to a large number of stalls and eateries, this beach is perfect to sample some of Chennai’s street-food staples and get a glimpse into the rich culture of the city.

San Thome Cathedral

Located in the Mylapore area of Chennai, San Thome Cathedral is one of the most gorgeous churches in the city. Cathedral Basilica rebuilt in 1896 in neo-Gothic style is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Santhome. What sets this church apart and makes it famous among tourists is the fact that it is the only church in the world built over the tomb of an apostle of Jesus, apart from St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Galicia, Spain

Birla Planetarium

Bequeathing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore the interesting world of outer space, including the solar systems, Birla Planetarium is one of the most educative things to do in Chennai. A virtual tour of the night sky and informative cosmic shows are somethings that you can look forward to during your visit to this place.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

A colorful Dravidian-style temple, Kapaleeshwarar Temple that was built around the 7th century CE. Housing numerous shrines, among which those of Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal are the most prominent, this temple gives you a brief insight into the culture and religious practices in this part of the country.

Fort St. George

Built by the East India Company in 1644, Fort St. George is one of the popular sightseeing places in Chennai. The well-decorated halls housing exhibits like weapons, coins, uniforms, and other artifacts offer visitors a glimpse into the colonial era.

Tours and Activities in Chennai for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Chennai

Best Hotels in Chennai for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Chennai itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Chennai. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Chennai.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Chennai. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Chennai.

What Next?

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