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Driving Direction to Tranquebar

Driving Direction from Bengaluru (Bangalore) to Tranquebar

Distance: 423 km
Driving Time: 9.00 hours

Start your journey from Bangalore and hit the Hosur road to reach the NH 7.
Follow the sign boards to stay on NH 7 and get onto Bangalore Elevated Toll way.
Drive for 8 kms and get back on NH 7 and stay on this highway for 22 kms and turn right onto State Highway 17.
On SH 17 you will pass by a petrol pump after 6 kms, halt here to refuel you car tank.
Follow the sign boards to stay on SH 17 and drive for about 66 kms to reach another petrol pump on left hand side.
Stop at the petrol pump if you need fuel for your car, you will also find small roadside dhabas, where you may grab a quick bite and use washrooms.
Restart your journey and follow the same highway for another 14 kms and get onto NH 7- the partical toll road.
Keep driving on NH 7for about 43 kms and you will go through 3 roundabouts, make sure you stay on this highway and after a while take the second exit on from the 4th roundabout to get onto Salem - Ulundurpettai Highway.
Drive on this highway for about 8 kms and you will pass by Sri Ganesh College of Arts and Science on your left.
Follow the direction boards to stay on Salem - Ulundurpettai Hwy and drive further for approximately 68 kms and take a slight left toward NH 79.
After a short distance on NH 79 take a right onto NH 532, you will pass by Munniyappar Temple on the right hand side after 56 kms.
Continue driving on NH 532 and follow the sign boards to take a right onto SH 70, cover approximately 36 kms and get onto NH 81.
You will pass by a petrol pump on NH 81, drive for a while on this highway and take a slight right onto NH 227.
After driving for about 7 kms and take a right onto Chennai - Nagapattinam Hwy.
Continue on this road for about 47 kms and a few left and right turns will take you to Tranquebar.

Driving Direction from Chennai to Tranquebar

Distance: 284 km
Driving Time: 6.00 hours

Exit Chennai and take the road towards NH 32, drive for 13 kms before you reach the National Highway/ NH 32.
Keep driving for another 161 kms on NH 32 and you will cross two petrol pumps on your way before you reach Pondicherry, halt at either of these petrol pumps to get your car tank refilled.
If time permits, you may also halt at Pondicherry for some refreshments, sightseeing and soak in the French flavour that is so much a part of this beautiful destination.
In case you want to relish the traditional Indian cuisine then it is advisable to keep driving for another 28 kms to reach Cuddalore, where you will spot a number of restaurants that dish out sumptuous Indian cuisines from North Indian to local South Indian.
You may also use the washroom at any of the restaurants in Cuddalore in case you have not stopped at Pondicherry earlier.
After your break restart the journey from Cuddalore and drive for another 40 kms on NH 32 to reach the temple town of Chidambaram – renowned for Nataraj Temple complex dedicated to Shiva as the divine dancer or Nataraj, the foremost of all dancers.
You may halt at Chidambaram if time permits and pay your homage to Lord Shiva’s Nataraj avatar or for a tea/coffee break.
Get onto the road again and follow the signboards towards Tranquebar, the road from Chidambaram to Tranquebar is a bit narrow as compared to the rest of the way so be careful while driving on this road.
From Chidambaram drive for about 51 kms on NH 32 and you will reach Tranquebar.

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