12 days in South India Itinerary

12 days in South India Itinerary

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Hyderabad
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nagarjuna Sagar
— 1 day
Drive
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Srisailam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tirupati
— 2 nights
Train
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Visakhapatnam
— 2 nights
Fly

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Hyderabad

— 3 nights

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree, steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hyderabad day trip planning website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Hyderabad is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hyderabad, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Nagarjuna Sagar.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Nagarjuna Sagar

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Nagarjunakonda and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ethipothala Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nagarjuna Sagar trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Hyderabad to Nagarjuna Sagar in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Srisailam.

Things to do in Nagarjuna Sagar

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Srisailam

— 2 nights
Srisailam Project Township is a census town in Kurnool district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, and then admire the engineering at Srisailam Dam.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Srisailam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nagarjuna Sagar to Srisailam takes 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tirupati.

Things to do in Srisailam

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Tirupati

— 2 nights
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapila Theertham and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Srivari Mettu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tirupati trip builder.

Traveling by car from Srisailam to Tirupati takes 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Visakhapatnam.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites

Visakhapatnam

— 2 nights

Jewel of the East Coast

The coastal port city of Visakhapatnam looks both outwards to the sea and inland to the mountains of the Eastern Ghats.
Visakhapatnam is known for nature, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Kailasagiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Bhadrakali Sametha Veereswara swamy Devasthanam, pause for some serene contemplation at St.John's Parish Church, and explore the fascinating underground world of Borra Caves.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Visakhapatnam trip planner.

You can take a train from Tirupati to Visakhapatnam in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches