12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
train:  25​h
1
Mangalore
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Wayanad
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  34​h
End: Ahmedabad

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mangalore: Udupi (Kapu Beach & Sri Krishna Temple) and Kasaragod (Madhur Temple & Ananthapura Lake Temple). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Tannirbhavi Beach, stroll through Panambur Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, and enjoy the sea views from NITK Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mangalore trip planner .

Ahmedabad to Mangalore is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, Mangalore is little chillier than Ahmedabad - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mangalore

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kasaragod, Udupi
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Panambur Beach ©
Panambur Beach
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kodagu (Coorg) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mangalore to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wayanad.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Namdroling Monastery
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Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

3
nights
Wayanad

Wayanad ©
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Phantom Rock, get engrossed in the history at Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum), then explore and take pictures at Regional Agricultural Research Station, and finally explore and take pictures at Krishnagiri Stadium. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Forane Church, then Head underground at Thovarimala Ezhuthupara, and then admire the sheer force of Chethalayam Falls.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wayanad trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kodagu (Coorg) to Wayanad takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Wayanad

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sultan Bathery, Phantom Rock
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2
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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Ooty Lake, then have fun and explore at M&N Chocolate Museum, then explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and finally get great views at Shooting Point.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wayanad to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sim`s Park
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Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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