12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Udupi
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Goa
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Lucknow

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), examine the collection at Railway Museum Mysore, take in the exciting artwork at The Hobby Place, and then identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church.

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Lucknow to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lucknow, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Mysuru (Mysore), ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Saint Philomena Church ©
Saint Philomena Church

3
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
On the 4th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Madikeri Fort, then make a trip to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Namdroling Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Nagarhole National Park and then play a few rounds at Mercara Downs Golf Club.

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Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Udupi.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Namdroling Monastery, Nagarhole National Park
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Nagarhole National Park ©
Nagarhole National Park
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Madikeri Fort ©
Madikeri Fort

2
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Krishna Temple, see the interesting displays at Museum of Anatomy & Pathology, then get great views at End Point, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Malpe Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maravanthe Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Anegudde Ganapathi Temple, and then kick back and relax at St. Mary's Island.

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You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Udupi in 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Udupi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Goa.

Things to do in Udupi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manipal, Malpe Beach, St. Mary's Island, Maravanthe Beach
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Malpe Beach ©
Malpe Beach
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
St. Mary's Island ©
St. Mary's Island

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Relax by the water at Palolem Beach and Agonda Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of Bom Jesus and Chapora Fort. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Mallikarjun Temple, and explore the ancient world of Fort Aguada.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Goa trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Udupi to Goa takes 7 hours. When traveling from Udupi in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Goa, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Basilica of Bom Jesus ©
Basilica of Bom Jesus

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