5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Bengaluru
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train + taxi + Fly:  5​h
Bengaluru

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Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then indulge your taste buds at Prema Vilas.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Madurai online travel route planner

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kodaikanal.

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Coaker's Walk, take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kodaikanal trip maker

Getting from Madurai to Kodaikanal by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pillar Rocks
Pillar Rocks
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
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Getting from Kodaikanal to Rameswaram by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 30th (Sat), make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, and finally examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari travel route planning website

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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