15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
4
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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 16th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

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Mumbai to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Mumbai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Madurai, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, 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. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ariyaman Beach, and then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip planning website .

Take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Water Bird Sanctuary ©
Water Bird Sanctuary

2
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 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muttom Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sanguthurai Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sothavilai Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari trip builder tool .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Muttom Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Muttom Beach ©
Muttom Beach
Sanguthurai Beach ©
Sanguthurai Beach

3
nights
Munnar

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.
Tea Museum and Mistletoe art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park and Chinnakanel Water Falls. Step out of Munnar to go to Kanthalloor and see Anamudi Shola National Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Munnar day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Kanyakumari to Munnar in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Anamudi Shola National Park
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Anamudi Shola National Park ©
Anamudi Shola National Park

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Central Forest Nursery and Attappadi Hills. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tea Museum and CSI St Thomas Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Valamthode Falls (in Nilambur) and Keralamkundu Waterfall (in Karuvarakundu). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, and admire the verdant scenery at Mukurthi Dam.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) road trip app .

Getting from Munnar to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nilambur, Keralamkundu Waterfall, Attappadi Hills
Highlights from your plan
Attappadi Hills ©
Attappadi Hills
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Keralamkundu Waterfall ©
Keralamkundu Waterfall

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 29th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip builder app .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in November; daily highs in Mysuru (Mysore) reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

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