Alappakkam is located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Chennai, a a well-known city in India.
Visiting this popular region can be an adventure, so be sure to jump in the car and tour some of the other fascinating towns and cities in the vicinity of Alappakkam. Head 18 miles (29 kilometers) southeast from Alappakkam to Kanchipuram, where you can check out the Kamakshi Amman Temple and Ekambareshvara Temple.
Grab some transportation and visit Mahabalipuram, a shopping and transport center for the region, some 20 miles (32 kilometers) away from Alappakkam. The place offers a range of tourist attractions, including Krishna's Butterball, New Lighthouse and Tiger Cave. If you still have time left, it's worth investigating Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, Mamallapuram Beach and The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology before you return to Alappakkam.
Tamil Nadu is blessed with some wonderful temples, guaranteed to delight believers and non-believers alike. Tamil Nadu is a great vacation choice for those with a passion for open-air markets.
Those with special interests will love the region's city walking tours and wildlife spotting tours.
The closest major airport, Chennai International Airport, is situated in Chennai, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast of Alappakkam, so take that into account when planning your vacation.