11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Velankanni
1
Velankanni
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Mahabalipuram
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Velankanni

1
night
Velankanni

Velankanni ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of our Lady of Velankanni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Velankanni Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Morning Star Church for Our Lady of Vailankanni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary (Point Calimere).

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Velankanni trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Tiruchirapally Civil Airport Airport, Madurai Airport and Chennai International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Velankanni

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Kodikkarai Wildlife Sanctuary (Point Calimere)
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Velankanni Beach ©
Velankanni Beach
Church of our Lady of Velankanni ©
Church of our Lady of Velankanni
Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health ©

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
You've now added Dhanushkodi Beach to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rameswaram online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Velankanni to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©

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 10th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake, and finally explore the activities along Pykara Lake.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In February in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake

6
nights
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
You've now added Maritime Heritage Museum to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Descent Of The Ganges and Varaha Cave Temple. Go for a jaunt from Mahabalipuram to Covelong to see Covelong Beach about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, contemplate the long history of Krishna Mandapam, and admire the landmark architecture of Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mahabalipuram in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 17th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Covelong Beach
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Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
Covelong Beach ©
Covelong Beach
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple

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