23 days in India Itinerary

23 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

23 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kollam
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Chikkaballapur
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bandipur National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nagarhole National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Kakkabe
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Bhagamandala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Kushalnagar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
9
Somvarpet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Halebid
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
13
Bijapur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
14
Hampi
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Kollam


Learn more about your trip

3
nights
Chikkaballapur

Chikkaballapur ©
The town of Chikkaballapur is an hour's drive north of Bengaluru, which makes it a good day trip option for anyone looking to explore the wider region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nandi Hills. On the 16th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Lepakshi Nandi and then head outdoors with Nandi Hills. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhoga Nandishwara Temple, steep yourself in history at Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Veerabhadra Temple.

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

Kollam to Chikkaballapur is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kollam in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chikkaballapur, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Chikkaballapur

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lepakshi
Highlights from your plan
Nandi Hills ©
Nandi Hills
Lepakshi Nandi ©
Lepakshi Nandi
Veerabhadra Temple ©
Veerabhadra Temple

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens and Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), don't miss a visit to Namdroling Monastery, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Planet Earth Aquarium.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Chikkaballapur to Mysuru (Mysore) in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Chikkaballapur in January, you will find days in Mysuru (Mysore) are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Bandipur National Park.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

1
night
Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park ©
Most visitors take a trip to Bandipur National Park to spot the wildlife--many exotic mammals roam freely through the hilly, forested landscape.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.

Plan my day in Bandipur National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bandipur National Park takes 2.5 hours. In January in Bandipur National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Bandipur National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve, Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta
Highlights from your plan
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta ©
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

1
night
Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rameshwara Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nagarhole National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bandipur National Park to Nagarhole National Park takes 3.5 hours. In January in Nagarhole National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kakkabe.

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls) ©

1
night
Kakkabe

Kakkabe ©
On the 24th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Igguthappa Temple, then admire the striking features of Nalknad Palace, and then take in the awesome beauty at Tadiandamol.

Before you visit Kakkabe, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Nagarhole National Park to Kakkabe in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bhagamandala.

Things to do in Kakkabe

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tadiandamol
Highlights from your plan
Tadiandamol ©
Tadiandamol
Nalknad Palace ©
Nalknad Palace
Igguthappa Temple ©
Igguthappa Temple

2
nights
Bhagamandala

Bhagamandala ©
On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Talakaveri, and then take in the pleasant sights at Talakaveri Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Triveni Sangama.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bhagamandala tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Kakkabe to Bhagamandala by car takes about an hour. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Bhagamandala

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Talakaveri Temple
Highlights from your plan
Talakaveri ©
Talakaveri
Talakaveri Temple ©
Talakaveri Temple
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple ©
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls, make a trip to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), and then admire the natural beauty at Raja's Seat.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bhagamandala to Madikeri takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kushalnagar.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Tomb ©
Raja's Tomb

1
night
Kushalnagar

Kushalnagar ©
Kushalanagar is a fast growing and developing city located in the east of Kodagu district, near the Kaveri river, in the state of Karnataka, India. On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Chiklihole Reservoir, take a peaceful walk through Nisargadhama Forest, and then view the masterpieces at Kks Kauvery Silk Arts & Crafts Emporium.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kushalnagar attractions website .

Getting from Madikeri to Kushalnagar by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Somvarpet.

Things to do in Kushalnagar

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nisargadhama Forest, Kks Kauvery Silk Arts & Crafts Emporium
Highlights from your plan
Nisargadhama Forest ©
Nisargadhama Forest
Chiklihole Reservoir ©
Chiklihole Reservoir

1
night
Somvarpet

Somvarpet ©
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get outside with Kumara Parvatha and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mallalli Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Somvarpet sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Kushalnagar to Somvarpet takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Halebid.

Things to do in Somvarpet

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kumara Parvatha ©
Kumara Parvatha

1
night
Halebid

Halebid ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shantaleswara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basadi Halli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Halebid online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Somvarpet to Halebid takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Halebid

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hoysaleswara Temple ©
Hoysaleswara Temple
Basadi Halli ©
Basadi Halli
Shantaleswara Temple ©
Shantaleswara Temple

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
You've now added Kudremukh National Park to your itinerary. On the 31st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Kudremukh National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chikmagalur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Halebid to Chikmagalur takes an hour. You will leave for Gokarna on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Nature Parks

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Kudle Beach, kick back and relax at Om Beach, and then Head underground at Shiva Cave.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gokarna trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Chikmagalur to Gokarna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bijapur.

Things to do in Gokarna

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

2
nights
Bijapur

Bijapur ©
Bijapur, officially known as Vijayapur, is the district headquarters of Bijapur District of Karnataka state of India. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Almatti Dam, don't miss a visit to Uppali Buruz, and then stroll the grounds of Ibrahim Roza. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamia Masjid, then explore the ancient world of Gol Gumbaz, and then don't miss a visit to Barah kaman.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bijapur visit planner .

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Bijapur takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Bijapur

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ibrahim Roza ©
Ibrahim Roza
Almatti Dam ©
Almatti Dam
Gol Gumbaz ©
Gol Gumbaz

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vitthala Temple, then explore the ancient world of Bhojana Shala, then admire the striking features of Elephant Stables, and finally don't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hampi day trip website .

Drive from Bijapur to Hampi in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bijapur in February: highs in Hampi hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Dasara Dibba ©
Dasara Dibba

Similar Plans

25 days in India BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Mysuru (Mysore) BY A USER FROM INDIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Hampi BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra fast, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra fast 2 days in Mysuru (Mysore) BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Mumbai, Hampi & Goa BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in India BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Hampi BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Mysuru (Mysore) & Bandipur National Park BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Gokarna BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Hampi BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Goa & Gokarna BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans