Travel Itinerary for Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India by Trip Garuda
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20th Apr to 20th Apr, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Things to do in Chennai in April

Day 1 - Saturday 20th, Apr
morning -

Head to Elliot's Beach for a peaceful morning stroll and to enjoy the serene surroundings.

afternoon -

Have a traditional South Indian lunch at Anjappar Chettinad Restaurant for authentic flavors.

evening -

Visit the Theosophical Society Adyar for a peaceful evening amidst nature and beautiful gardens.

Day 2 - Sunday 21st, Apr
morning -

Start the day at Fort St. George to explore the history of Chennai and the surrounding area.

afternoon -

Enjoy a budget-friendly seafood meal at Buhari Hotel, known for its delicious local cuisine and affordable prices.

evening -

Take a leisurely walk along Marina Beach, the second longest urban beach in the world, and soak in the beautiful sunset views.

Weather in Chennai in Invalid date
Avg Temp28°C to 38°C
Chance of Rain10%

Chennai in April is typically hot and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 28 to 38 degrees Celsius. The city receives little rainfall during this month. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for India

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Chennai

Clothing and Apparel

Comfortable T-shirts -

Pack a few breathable and moisture-wicking T-shirts for daytime comfort.

Lightweight pants -

Choose breathable and wrinkle-resistant pants for easy movement and comfort.

Shorts or skirts -

If you prefer, pack a pair of shorts or a skirt for added comfort in the warm weather.

Comfortable shoes -

Pack comfortable walking shoes for exploring the city.

Light jacket -

Pack a lightweight jacket in case of unexpected rain or wind.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun with a pair of sunglasses.

Hat -

A wide-brimmed hat will provide shade from the sun.

Scarf -

A scarf can be used for warmth or as a fashion accessory.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated by carrying a reusable water bottle.

Small first aid kit -

Pack a small first aid kit with essential supplies like bandages, antiseptic wipes, and pain relievers.

Essentials and Must-Haves

Passport / ID card -

Carry your passport or a valid ID card for identification.

Money and credit cards -

Carry cash, credit cards, and a debit card for expenses.

Travel documents -

Keep copies of your itinerary and any necessary travel documents handy.

Medications -

Pack any prescription or over-the-counter medications you need.

Phone and charger -

Ensure your phone is fully charged and carry a charger.


Travel adapter -

Pack a travel adapter if your devices require different outlets.

Camera -

Capture your memories with a camera or use your phone's camera.

Guidebook or map -

Carry a guidebook or map for information and navigation.

Snacks -

Pack some non-perishable snacks for quick bites on the go.

Small umbrella -

An umbrella can provide protection from rain or sun.


Laptop or tablet -

If needed for work or entertainment.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged with a portable power bank.

Travel router -

Set up a Wi-Fi hotspot with a travel router.

Noise-canceling headphones -

Block out noise during your travels.

Universal remote control -

Control multiple devices with a universal remote.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and cards are widely accepted in Chennai. Credit cards like Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are generally accepted at larger establishments. However, it's advisable to carry some local currency for smaller purchases and street vendors.

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