13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Vellore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Hampi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
12
Gokarna
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the galleries of Mistletoe art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary planner.

Pune to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

1
day
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 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally stroll through Sunset View Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari road trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Munnar to Kanyakumari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

1
night
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 (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

Plan my day in Rameswaram using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©

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 9th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

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

You can take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudhamalai Hill Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, and finally browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coimbatore trip planner .

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©
Marudhamalai Hill Temple ©
Marudhamalai Hill Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Adam's Fountain, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Coimbatore in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Adam's Fountain ©
Adam's Fountain

1
night
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 12th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

Plan trip to Mysuru (Mysore) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

1
night
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Mysuru (Mysore) to Mahabalipuram takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in April: high temperatures in Mahabalipuram hover around 42°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vellore.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Varaha Cave Temple ©
Varaha Cave Temple

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night
Vellore

Vellore ©
An assortment of temples and a large historic fort generate a good deal of Vellore's tourism--as do the top hospitals of this dry, sunny city.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Velavan Temple, then don't miss a visit to Sripuram Golden Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalakandeswarar Temple.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vellore trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mahabalipuram to Vellore takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Vellore

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Velavan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Jalakandeswarar Temple ©
Jalakandeswarar Temple
Sripuram Golden Temple ©
Sripuram Golden Temple

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirumala Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tirupati trip website .

You can drive from Vellore to Tirupati in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi, don't miss a visit to Bhojana Shala, take in the exciting artwork at Hampi Arts & Old Coins, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodanda Rama Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Enclosure.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hampi travel route planner .

Getting from Tirupati to Hampi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Royal Enclosure
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 17th (Wed), Head underground at Shiva Cave, stroll through Kudle Beach, and then kick back and relax at Om Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gokarna online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hampi to Gokarna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Shiva Cave ©
Shiva Cave

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