11 days in South India & Goa Itinerary

11 days in South India & Goa Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Kottayam
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Thrissur
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Goa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities, brush up on your military savvy at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Cathedral, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Infant Jesus Shrine, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cauvery Handicrafts. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Anjaneya Swamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, thenmake a trip to Sri Subramanya Swamy Devasthanam, thenwander the streets of Basavanagudi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Kempegowda International Airport. In January in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple ©
Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple ©
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple
Infant Jesus Shrine ©
Infant Jesus Shrine

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum Mysore, admire the masterpieces at Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery And Auditorium, explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Ramsons House, thensteep yourself in history at Chamundi Hills, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Himada Gopalswamy Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in January, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya ©
Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, explore the ancient world of Chitharal Hill Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Tower, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanyakumari Tirupati Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kumara Koil Murugan Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdhi Sai Baba Temple, Kanyakumari, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marungoor Murugan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nagaraja Temple.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kanyakumari in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in January, expect Kanyakumari to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Nagaraja Temple, Muttom Beach, Chitharal Hill Temple
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Chitharal Hill Temple ©
Chitharal Hill Temple

1
day
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panachikkad Saraswathi Temple, make a trip to Kumaranalloor, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Dominic's Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswathy Temple, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vallyachan mala.

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You can drive from Kanyakumari to Kottayam in 6.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Kottayam are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple ©
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple
Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre ©
Saint Chavara Pilgrim Centre
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Edappally Church Complex, thenexamine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning app.

Drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

1
night
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurumbakavu Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilwadrinatha Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilwadrinatha Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ivor Madom Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple.

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Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque, Vilwadrinatha Temple
Highlights from your plan
Vilwadrinatha Temple ©
Vilwadrinatha Temple
Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque ©
Cheraman Juma Masjid Mosque
Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral ©

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Mahalasa Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanta Durga Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Colva Beach, kick back and relax at Betalbatim Beach, thenstroll through Benaulim Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sunset Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Dharamnath Jain Shwetambar Mandir, stroll through Arossim Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cansaulim Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Spirit, thentake a stroll through Old Goa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Francis of Assissi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Goa online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Thrissur to Goa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Thrissur in January, plan for little chillier days in Goa, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shanta Durga Temple ©
Shanta Durga Temple
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Church of St. Francis of Assissi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assissi

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