10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Udupi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mangalore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Somvarpet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, then kick back and relax at Om Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Cave.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gokarna trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gokarna is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Udupi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple

1
night
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chandramoulishwar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Durga Devi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Amrutheshwari Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kapu Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Udupi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Udupi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mangalore.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Chandramoulishwar Temple ©
Chandramoulishwar Temple

1
night
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Tannirbhavi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Chapel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kadri Manjunath Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus Shrine.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mangalore travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Udupi to Mangalore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Mangalore, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Madikeri.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple ©
Kudroli Gokarnath Temple
Kadri Manjunath Temple ©
Kadri Manjunath Temple
Tannirbhavi Beach ©
Tannirbhavi Beach

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwara Temple, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Madikeri trip planner .

Drive from Mangalore to Madikeri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Somvarpet.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Raja's Tomb ©
Raja's Tomb

1
night
Somvarpet

Somvarpet ©
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mallalli Falls and then head outdoors with Kumara Parvatha.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Somvarpet trip planner .

Getting from Madikeri to Somvarpet by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Somvarpet

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kumara Parvatha ©
Kumara Parvatha

2
nights
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 17th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, then ponder the design of Brindavan Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Somnathpura Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Somvarpet to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 2.5 hours. January in Mysuru (Mysore) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the activities along Pykara Lake, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online day trip planner .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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