8 days in South India Itinerary

8 days in South India Itinerary

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8 days in South India Itinerary

Jaipur
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Bengaluru
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Munnar
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Jaipur

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, admire the landmark architecture of Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, and then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru day trip planning tool .

Jaipur to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Jaipur in June, expect Bengaluru to be a bit cooler, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri ©
Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then stop by Keralashopee, and finally kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in June since evenings lows in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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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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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, and then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

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

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Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munnar travel route planner.

Drive from Rameswaram to Munnar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
days
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 1st (Sun), find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salem Marthoma Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) journey builder app .

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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