10 Best Weekend Getaways Near Chennai

It is one of the best places near Chennai that you can explore, renowned for its French heritage, beautiful beaches, scenic landscapes, and a laid-back vibe. It's just a 3 to 4-hour drive from Chennai


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This coastal town is known for its UNESCO-listed Group of Monuments, which includes rock-cut temples, ancient sculptures, and beautiful beach views. It is less than a 2-hour drive away


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It is an ancient city and a holy pilgrimage site for Hindus, offering a glimpse of rich cultural and historical heritage. Home to many beautiful temples, it is just an hour's drive from Chennai


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It is an unexplored hill station in South India located near Jolarpettai, Tamil Nadu. It is home to the stunning Jalagamparai Waterfalls and Murugan Temple


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It is one of the most popular weekend getaway from Chennai. A beautiful hill station, it is known for its coffee plantations, stunning lakes and spectacular landscapes


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A beautiful hill station situated on top of the upper Palani Hills. It is renowned for its cool and misty weather, scenic views, lovely waterfalls and meadows


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A beautiful seashore town known for its colonial history and the Pulicat Lake, which is the second-largest brackish water lagoon in India


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It is one of the lesser-explored and offbeat hill stations near Chennai, offering an ideal weekend getaway to experience the best of nature, adventure, and rejuvenation

Kolli Hills

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It is a famous ancient city also known as the ‘Fort City’ renowned for its historical monuments and pilgrimage sites


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It is one of the oldest bird sanctuaries in India, attracting a variety of birds like pintail, garganey and grey wagtail during the migratory season

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

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