10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+4
bus + foot + subway + Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
train:  45​min
4
Thanjavur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Tirupati
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Chennai
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  8​h 30​min
End: Johor Bahru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the activities along Ooty Lake, then explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip builder .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johor Bahru to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). In August, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

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 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

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Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madurai by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Madurai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Madurai

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

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 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahmapureeswarar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tiruchirappalli trip planning app .

Drive from Madurai to Tiruchirappalli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Madurai in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tiruchirappalli: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Brahmapureeswarar Temple ©
Brahmapureeswarar Temple

1
night
Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Gangaikonda Cholapuram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swami Malai Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramalingaswami Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Brihadeeshwara Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thanjavur day trip website .

Getting from Tiruchirappalli to Thanjavur by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, then take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Promenade, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pondicherry trip planner .

Drive from Thanjavur to Pondicherry in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then steep yourself in history at Tirumala Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple.

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Drive from Pondicherry to Tirupati in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Chennai.

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 ©

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chennai road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Tirupati to Chennai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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