11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

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11 days in South India Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  2​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Tenkasi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Coimbatore
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Coonoor
— Few hours
train:  1​h
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  4​h
6
Chennai
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

1
night
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.
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George Town, Malaysia to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off toTenkasi.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

2
nights
Tenkasi

Tenkasi ©
History of TenkasiTenkasi is one of the municipalities in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, India. On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivasailam Temple, then don't miss a visit to Thirumalai Kovil, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kappal Matha Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ayyanar Sunai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitarai Sabha Temple, and finally admire the sheer force of Courtallam.

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Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Tenkasi by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tenkasi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Tenkasi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tirunelveli, Courtallam, Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple
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Kappal Matha Church ©
Kappal Matha Church
Courtallam ©
Courtallam
Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple ©
Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple

few
hours
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Velliangiri Mountains as well as Gedee Car Museum.

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Getting from Tenkasi to Coimbatore by car takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coonoor.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Nature Museums
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Velliangiri Mountains ©
Velliangiri Mountains

few
hours
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heritage Train.

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You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Coonoor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Coonoor sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coonoor

Tours
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Heritage Train ©
Heritage Train

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Murugan Temple, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at CSI St Thomas Church. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Thread Garden, don't miss a visit to Hindustan Photo Film, and then take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary tool .

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is very close to Coonoor. In August, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church
Elk Hill Murugan Temple ©
Elk Hill Murugan Temple

5
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arulmigu Aadhi Vyadhi Hara Bhaktha Anjaneyar Temple and Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Varadharaja Perumal Temple (in Kanchipuram) and India Seashell Museum (in Mahabalipuram). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple, make a trip to Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras, browse the collection at The Anna Centenary Library, and wander the streets of Mylapore.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Chennai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in August, expect nights in Chennai to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

India Seashell Museum, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple
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Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ©
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Vadapalani Murugan Temple ©
Vadapalani Murugan Temple

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