8 days in South India Itinerary

8 days in South India Itinerary

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8 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Tirupati
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  2​h
Bengaluru
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Rameswaram
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Jaipur

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Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tirumala Temple.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tirupati tour itinerary builder tool .

Jaipur to Tirupati is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.

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Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, then wander the streets of Basavanagudi, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

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Getting from Tirupati to Bengaluru by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Mysuru (Mysore).

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
UB City ©
UB City

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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.
On the 27th (Wed), admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in June: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

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Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

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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 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Rameswaram by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

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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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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 29th (Fri), kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari vacation builder site .

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. In June in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

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

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Thekkady takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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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 1st (Sun): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Munnar trip planning app .

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) road trip website .

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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