11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

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11 days in South India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h
1
Tirupati
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Mangalore
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tirupati online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi to Tirupati is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mangala Devi Temple and Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Get in touch with nature at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation and Periyar Lake. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, delve into the lush surroundings at Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tirupati to Thekkady takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
day
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 21st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Somnathpura Temple.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) holiday maker .

You can drive from Thekkady to Mysuru (Mysore) in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

1
night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then expand your understanding of the military at Bekal Fort, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kottancheri Hills, and finally trek along Elephent Fall Charladka. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swami Nithyanand Ashram, and then kick back and relax at Bekal Beach.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kasaragod itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kasaragod takes 5.5 hours. In June in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mangalore.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Anandashram ©
Anandashram

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kadri Manjunath Temple and Kapu Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Someshwara Temple and Mangaladevi Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Mangalore: Sri Krishna Temple (in Udupi) and End Point (in Manipal). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Tannirbhavi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Chapel.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mangalore trip planner .

Getting from Kasaragod to Mangalore by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mangalore

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Udupi, Someshwara Temple, End Point
Highlights from your plan
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Kadri Manjunath Temple ©
Kadri Manjunath Temple
Someshwara Temple ©
Someshwara Temple

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