7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Prema Vilas, steep yourself in history at Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Madurai trip itinerary maker .

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Rameswaram.

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rameshwara Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Ariyaman Beach, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rameswaram journey builder app .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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Rameshwara Temple
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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.
On the 16th (Fri), kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip builder tool .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

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You can drive from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Thiruvananthapuram Zoo ©
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Napier Museum

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