16 days in India Itinerary

16 days in India Itinerary

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16 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  28​h 30​min
1
Chennai
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Tirupati
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 45​min
3
Shirdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Shingnapur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Latur
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Srisailam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Cave Temple, then explore the ancient world of Krishna Mandapam, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, and finally contemplate the long history of Vivekananda House. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple, take a stroll through Mylapore, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Semmozhi Poonga.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chennai route planner .

New Delhi to Chennai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chennai, with highs around 35°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Mylapore ©
Mylapore
Varaha Cave Temple ©
Varaha Cave Temple

4
nights
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple and Kapila Theertham. When in Tirupati, make a side trip to see Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple in Tirumala, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, contemplate the waterfront views at Tumbhuru Teertham, steep yourself in history at Tirumala Temple, and stroll through Deer Park.

Find out how to plan Tirupati trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Chennai to Tirupati takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Shirdi.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple
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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple
Sri Varahaswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple

2
nights
Shirdi

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maruti Mandir and Sai Teerth Theme Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, steep yourself in history at House of Laxmibai Shinde, view the masterpieces at Shree Sai Hemant Art Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shirdi planning app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Tirupati to Shirdi in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Shirdi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Shingnapur.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi ©
Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi
Dixit Wada Museum ©
Dixit Wada Museum

1
night
Shingnapur

Shingnapur ©
On the 4th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sonai Renuka Mata Mandir and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shani Shingnapur.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shingnapur online vacation planner .

Drive from Shirdi to Shingnapur in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Shingnapur can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Latur.

Things to do in Shingnapur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shani Shingnapur ©
Shani Shingnapur
Sonai Renuka Mata Mandir ©
Sonai Renuka Mata Mandir

1
day
Latur

Latur ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nana Nani Park, don't miss a visit to Ganj Golai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ashtavinayak Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hattibet-Devarjan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddheshwar Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Latur road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Shingnapur to Latur takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Srisailam.

Things to do in Latur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ganj Golai ©
Ganj Golai
Ashtavinayak Temple ©
Ashtavinayak Temple
Nana Nani Park ©
Nana Nani Park

1
night
Srisailam

Srisailam ©
Srisailam Project Township is a census town in Kurnool district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): Head underground at Akka Mahadevi Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Ista Kameswari Temple. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Pathala Ganga, then don't miss a visit to Phaladhara Panchadhara, and finally admire the engineering at Srisailam Dam.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Srisailam travel route planning site .

Getting from Latur to Srisailam by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Srisailam

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pathala Ganga ©
Pathala Ganga
Srisailam Dam ©
Srisailam Dam
Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple ©
Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

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