10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Lucknow
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: New Delhi

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Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 9th (Fri), look for gifts at Sugandhco and then admire the landmark architecture of Bara Imambara.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lucknow trip planner.

New Delhi to Lucknow is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Lucknow, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Lucknow

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sugandhco ©
Sugandhco
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Kumaranalloor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kumarakom online vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lucknow to Kumarakom. Traveling from Lucknow in August, expect nights in Kumarakom to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kottayam, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
Highlights from your plan
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor

2
nights
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 12th (Mon): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Munnar driving holiday planner .

Getting from Kumarakom to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
night
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 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Madurai online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Madurai in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Madurai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 15th (Thu), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): ponder the design of Brindavan Garden and then steep yourself in history at Somnathpura Temple. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), then get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rameswaram to Mysuru (Mysore) in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple, then contemplate the long history of Tirumala Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tirupati trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Tirupati in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

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