10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
train + bus:  2​h
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip itinerary maker .

Ahmedabad to Munnar is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ahmedabad in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Munnar, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

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

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach) and Varkala (Janardhana Swami Temple, Varkala Beach, & more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Holy Land, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour itinerary site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam, Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marungoor Murugan Temple. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Padmanabhapuram Palace, make a trip to Thollavilai Narayana Swamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, don't miss a visit to Adi Keshava Perumal Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. November in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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 14th (Thu), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Rameswaram road trip planning website .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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
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.
On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

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