12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kalpetta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nandi Hills and Room Escape Games. Bring the kids along to Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple and Basavanagudi. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dodda Ganapathi Temple, admire all the interesting features of M Chinnaswamy Stadium, admire the striking features of Bull Temple, and take a stroll through Malleswaram.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru driving holiday planning website .

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Bengaluru at 39°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Nandi Hills
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Nandi Hills ©
Nandi Hills
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srirangapatna, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkarahalli Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Chennakesava Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Chamundi Hill Bull Statue, then admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in May, plan for slightly colder days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum ©
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum
Srirangapatna ©
Srirangapatna

2
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige) and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwara Temple, then explore the activities along Cauvery River, and then explore the activities along Talakaveri.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Talakaveri ©
Talakaveri
Cauvery River ©
Cauvery River

2
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the activities along Pookot Lake and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chembra. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then admire the engineering at Banasura Sagar Dam.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalpetta route maker tool .

You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Kalpetta in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kalpetta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kalpetta

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Banasura Sagar Dam
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Banasura Sagar Dam ©
Banasura Sagar Dam
Chembra ©
Chembra
Pookot Lake ©
Pookot Lake

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Bring the kids along to Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls and Avalanche Lake. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Upper Bhavani Lake and Sim`s Park. Explore Ooty (Udhagamandalam)'s surroundings by going to Coonoor (Highfield Tea Factory, Lamb's Rock, & more). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Thread Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kalpetta to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2 hours. May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Coonoor
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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls ©
Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls
Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
Shooting Point ©
Shooting Point

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