10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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10 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Mangalore
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Hampi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

2
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kapu Beach and Tannirbhavi Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Kadri Manjunath Temple and Kudroli Gokarnath Temple. Step out of Mangalore to go to Udupi and see Sri Krishna Temple, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kateel Shri Durgaparameshwari Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Chapel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mangalore online trip maker .

Pune to Mangalore is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trip

Udupi
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Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Tannirbhavi Beach ©
Tannirbhavi Beach
Kadri Manjunath Temple ©
Kadri Manjunath Temple

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple.

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

You can drive from Mangalore to Gokarna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hampi.

Things to do in Gokarna

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

2
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkey Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazara Rama Temple, admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ugra Narsimha, and finally explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Achyutaraya Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Matanga Hill, don't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shivlinga, and finally admire the striking features of Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hampi day trip planning website .

You can drive from Gokarna to Hampi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Hampi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Monkey Temple ©
Monkey Temple
Hazara Rama Temple ©
Hazara Rama 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tirupati tour planner.

You can fly from Hampi to Tirupati in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
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Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Malleswaram and Surayanarayana Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basavanagudi and Dodda Ganapathi Temple. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, learn about all things military at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and admire all the interesting features of M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tirupati to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram
Basavanagudi ©
Basavanagudi

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