12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Tirupati
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Puri
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Kanyakumari is known for beaches, historic sites, nature, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kanyakumari trip planner .

New Delhi to Kanyakumari is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: highs in Kanyakumari hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 24th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rama Tirtham (Gandamadana), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, and finally snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rameswaram travel route planning website .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

3
nights
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 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirumala Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Chandragiri Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tumbhuru Teertham, then admire the engineering at Papa Vinasanam Dam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple.

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Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Tirupati takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Tirupati sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple
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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

3
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Go for a jaunt from Puri to Konark to see Konark Sun Temple about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Puri Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple, contemplate the long history of Bedi Hanuman Temple, and identify plant and animal life at Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Puri trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tirupati to Puri takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Konark Sun Temple
Highlights from your plan
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

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