From Tindivanam, the major city of Chennai is 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the northeast.
To understand why so many people choose Tamil Nadu as a place to spend their vacation time, ensure you and your companions spend a bit more time in the wider region. Manjakuppam, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Kalapet can be found 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast of Tindivanam is Pondicherry, a regional center where you can visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville and Pondicherry Museum. Pondicherry has plenty to offer those keen to delve a little deeper. Botanical Gardens, Pondicherry Lighthouse and Government Place are other places worth visiting.
Visit Tamil Nadu's history museums and palaces. These are good places to spend time, especially when the weather is unpleasant. Each place contains a special history and the Tamil Nadu area has its own stories to tell. The historic palaces here provide great insights into the past.
Follow your passions with one of the wildlife spotting tours and city walking tours. There are a number on offer in the Tamil Nadu area.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Chennai, 60 miles (97 kilometers) away.