15 days in Chennai & United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in Chennai & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Chennai, India
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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Chennai, India

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Cane and Bamboo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chennai trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Chennai International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Chennai

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Old Town and The Real Mary King's Close. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Chennai to Edinburgh in 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Edinburgh is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in March, things will get cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Ambleside, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 23rd (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, and finally surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, United Kingdom

— 1 night

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 25th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, then admire the striking features of York Minster, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York itinerary planner.

Getting from Ambleside to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In March in York, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Bath, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Victoria Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Family-friendly places like The Cotswold Range and Spas will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Chalice Well (in Glastonbury), Somerset Crafts (in Westhay) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, take a peaceful walk through Cirencester Park, and contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bath attractions planner.

You can drive from York to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Harrods. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.