13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Drive:  18​h
1
Goa
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Mysore District
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pallivasal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Vijayawada


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2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Get in touch with nature at Palolem Beach and Animal Shelter Agonda. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of Bom Jesus and Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount. There's more to do: take a stroll through Old Goa and delve into the distant past at Fort Aguada.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Goa travel route builder site .

Vijayawada to Goa is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Vijayawada in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Goa: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mysore District.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Basilica of Bom Jesus ©
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Old Goa ©
Old Goa

1
night
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Goa to Mysore District in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Goa in June: high temperatures in Mysore District hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysore District

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Sea Shell Museum ©
Sea Shell Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Ooty Lake, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) visit planner .

You can drive from Mysore District to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the activities along Punnamada Lake, then stroll through Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Alappuzha by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in June: high temperatures in Alappuzha hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pallivasal.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Punnamada Lake
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

1
night
Pallivasal

Pallivasal ©
Pallivasal is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pallivasal journey maker website .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Pallivasal in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Pallivasal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Munnar
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, then explore the ancient world of Dolmen Circle, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kodaikanal online holiday planner .

You can drive from Pallivasal to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Dolmen Circle ©
Dolmen Circle

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Madurai, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai

1
night
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Indian Panorama has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort, contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple, then catch all the local highlights with Indian Panorama, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tiruchirappalli itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Madurai to Tiruchirappalli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort ©
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple ©
Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Pondicherry Lighthouse.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pondicherry online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Pondicherry in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Pondicherry Lighthouse ©
Pondicherry Lighthouse

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