17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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1
Karwar
— 3 nights
2
Madikeri
— 3 nights
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 4 nights
4
Goa
— 5 nights

3
nights
Karwar

Karwar ©
Karwar is a city in Uttara Kannada district in the South Indian state of Karnataka and the headquarters of Uttara Kannada district. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shri Aryadurga Temple and Shejjeswar Temple. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Oyster Rock Lighthouse and Tilimati Beach. Step out of Karwar to go to Kumta and see Nirvana Beach, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kali Tiger Reserve, observe the fascinating underwater world at Karwar Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Koodi Bagh Beach, and stroll through Majali Beach Village.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Karwar online travel planner.

Pune to Karwar is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Karwar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Shri Aryadurga Temple, Kali Tiger Reserve, Nirvana Beach
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Majali Beach Village ©
Majali Beach Village
Tilimati Beach ©
Tilimati Beach
Shri Aryadurga Temple ©
Shri Aryadurga Temple

3
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple and Igguthappa Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kks Kauvery Silk Arts & Crafts Emporium and Sri Omkareshwara Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Nalknad Palace in Kakkabe (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation, get outside with Kote Abbey waterfalls, tee off at Mercara Downs Golf Club, and take in the awesome beauty at Kote Betta.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madikeri attractions site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Karwar to Madikeri. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Madikeri

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kakkabe, Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple, Kks Kauvery Silk Arts & Crafts Emporium
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Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple ©
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple
Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation ©
Mercara Gold Estate Coffee Plantation
Igguthappa Temple ©
Igguthappa Temple

4
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.
Do your shopping at Badsha Stores - The Silk Experience Since 1965 and Devaraja Market. Your inner history buff will appreciate Melkote Kalyani and Nimishambha Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mysuru (Mysore): Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga (in Srirangapatna) and Vindhyagiri Temple (in Sravanabelagola). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) road trip planning app.

Drive from Madikeri to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Mysuru (Mysore) sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Srirangapatna, Vindhyagiri Temple
Highlights from your plan
Melkote Kalyani
Melkote Kalyani
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru ©
Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru

5
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 some historical perspective at Church of St. Francis of Assissi and Shanta Durga Temple. Head to Din Brothers and Din Brothers Jewellers and Gold Smithsfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Betalbatim Beach, stroll through Keri Beach (Querim Beach), steep yourself in history at Palacio do Deao, and learn about all things military at Naval Aviation Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Goa trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mysuru (Mysore) to Goa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Goa, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cansaulim Beach ©
Cansaulim Beach
Betalbatim Beach ©
Betalbatim Beach
Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach

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