12 days in South India Itinerary

12 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South India trip planner

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
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Bengaluru
— 3 nights
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
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Hyderabad
— 4 nights
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

— 2 nights

Evergreen City of India

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Varkala Beach and Spas. Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning app.

Manama, Bahrain to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Manama to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in August, expect Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Bengaluru

— 3 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Bring the kids along to Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Wonderla Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, admire the striking features of Omkareshwarar Temple, get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and contemplate the long history of Bangalore Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip planner.

Fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Bengaluru in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bengaluru when traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Mysuru (Mysore)

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Karnataka

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 8th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace, and then stop by Adil & Azam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brindavan Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Take a bus from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Bengaluru in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore): temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Hyderabad

— 4 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.
Attractions like Calvary Temple and Ramoji Film City make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Golconda Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, and make a trip to Mallikarjun Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad online trip maker.

Fly from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hyderabad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in August, expect nights in Hyderabad to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums