6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly:  5​h
Madurai
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Visakhapatnam

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip builder app .

Visakhapatnam to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

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

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 18th (Sun), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rameswaram day trip site .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, then don't miss a visit to Gandhi Memorial, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari vacation maker .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online journey planner .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

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Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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