From Thiruvallam, it's about 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the east to Chennai and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the west to Bengaluru.
It's hardly surprising the area around Thiruvallam is such a hotspot for travelers from all over the world; the surrounding region is an Aladdin's Cave of wonderful things to see and do. Visit the Delhi Gate and Green Thunder Water Theme Park in Ranipet, roughly 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the northwest of Thiruvallam.
While you are here in Thiruvallam, why don't you spend a few hours exploring Vellore. Approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you can find Sripuram Golden Temple, Vellore Fort and Jalakanteshwara Temple. Vellore has plenty to offer those keen to spend a little time here. Ratnagiri Bala Murugan Temple and State Government Museum are just a couple of the other attractions not to pass by.
One of the best ways to get to know a spot is by knowing about its history. So be sure to visit the historic palaces while you are here. For a look into the spiritual life of Thiruvallam, be sure to visit the region's many temples.
If you are looking for a truly unique activity to enjoy in the Tamil Nadu area, try paragliding.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time return home, head to the nearest major airport in Tirupati, 50 miles (80 kilometers) away.