13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Goa
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Udupi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Coonoor
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Lucknow


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4
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Palolem Beach, get your game on at Milsim Goa Paintball, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, and stop by Lucky Arts.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Goa online road trip planner .

Lucknow to Goa is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Lucknow in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Goa, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Udupi.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach

2
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Go for a jaunt from Udupi to Kalpetta to see Papanashini River about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Krishna Temple, pause for some photo ops at Bahubali Monolith, stroll through Kapu Beach, and make a trip to Guddetu Mahaganapati Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Udupi trip planner .

You can drive from Goa to Udupi in 7 hours. In October in Udupi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Udupi

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Malpe Beach, Papanashini River, Bahubali Monolith, Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village
Highlights from your plan
Papanashini River ©
Papanashini River
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwara Temple, then don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), and finally admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri attractions planning website .

Getting from Udupi to Madikeri by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige) ©
Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige)

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 14th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): ponder the design of Brindavan Garden and then make a trip to Namdroling Monastery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Madikeri to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Coonoor.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

2
nights
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
On the 16th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Dolphin's Nose, get great views at Lamb's Rock, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sim`s Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coonoor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Coonoor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coonoor: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coonoor

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sim`s Park ©
Sim`s Park
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose

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