10 days in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Chennai
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bengaluru itinerary planner .

Pune to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. November in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Historic Sites
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Mysuru (Mysore), expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chennai.

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 ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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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), enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

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Traveling by flight from Mysuru (Mysore) to Chennai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in November, things will get a bit warmer in Chennai: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Chennai

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

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kovalam Beach and Varkala Beach. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Adimalathura Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planning app .

Getting from Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

4
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
You'll get in some beach time at Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Alappuzha Beach in Alappuzha--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) attractions planning site .

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Alappuzha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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