13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
1
Ahmedabad
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Chennai
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Madurai
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
day
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, then admire the striking features of Sidi Saeed Mosque, and finally steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad holiday maker tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ahmedabad. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

5
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Sea Shore Temple, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, and admire the striking features of San Thome Church.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chennai trip planner .

You can fly from Ahmedabad to Chennai in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ahmedabad in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Chennai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

2
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Arittapatti Shivan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madurai trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Chennai to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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 8th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then stroll through Agnitheertham, and finally see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset View Point, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Padmanabhapuram Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shirdhi Sai Baba Temple, Kanyakumari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari.

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You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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