10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  10​h
1
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Covelong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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 22nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kanyakumari is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari. In November, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

1
night
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, then steep yourself in history at Jambukeswarar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiruchirappalli sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Tiruchirappalli takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort ©
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. November in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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 25th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple. On the next day, make a trip to Namdroling Monastery and then ponder the design of Brindavan Garden.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in November, expect Mysuru (Mysore) to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Covelong.

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
Covelong

Covelong ©
On the 27th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple, then delve into the distant past at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and finally admire the striking features of Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Covelong route website .

Explore your travel options from Mysuru (Mysore) to Covelong with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in November: high temperatures in Covelong hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Chennai.

Things to do in Covelong

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at India Seashell Museum, then don't miss a visit to Pancha Rathas, then contemplate the long history of Krishna Mandapam, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mahishasuramardini Cave.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chennai trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Covelong to Chennai takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

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