32 days in India Itinerary

32 days in India Itinerary

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32 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7​h
1
Chennai
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Sirkazhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sirkazhi
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
5
Amritsar
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Tirupati
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Udumalpet
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Palani
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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Chennai

Chennai
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Chennai attractions planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Chennai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to India Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Chennai to be slightly colder, temps between 41°C and 29°C. You will leave for Sirkazhi on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

3
nights
Sirkazhi

Sirkazhi ©
Kids will enjoy Suriyanar Koil and Vaitheeswaran Koil. Get out of town with these interesting Sirkazhi side-trips: Pichavaram Mangrove Forest (in Chidambaram), Danish Fort (in Tharangambadi) and Thanjavur (Gangaikonda Cholapuram & Shani Temple Thirunallar).

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sirkazhi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Chennai to Sirkazhi in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Sirkazhi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tamil Nadu, Thanjavur, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest, Vaitheeswaran Kovil Shrine to Mars, Vaitheeswaran Koil
Highlights from your plan
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Pichavaram Mangrove Forest ©
Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
Suriyanar Koil ©
Suriyanar Koil

1
day
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brahmapureeswarar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Sri Ayyappan Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tiruchirappalli trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Sirkazhi to Tiruchirappalli takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tiruchirappalli can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brahmapureeswarar Temple ©
Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Sri Ayyappan Temple ©
Sri Ayyappan Temple
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

8
nights
Sirkazhi

Sirkazhi ©
Family-friendly places like Church of our Lady of Velankanni and Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sirkazhi: Thyagarajaswamy Temple (in Thiruvarur), Velankanni (Velankanni Beach & Morning Star Church for Our Lady of Vailankanni) and Nagapattinam (Sri Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple, Sikkal Singaravelar Temple, & more). Explore Sirkazhi further: admire the striking features of Airavatesvara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thillai Kali Amman Temple, explore the activities along Pitchavaram Backwater, and delve into the lush surroundings at Pichavaram.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Sirkazhi trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Tiruchirappalli to Sirkazhi takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Sirkazhi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kumbakonam, Velankanni, Nagapattinam, Chidambaram, Uppiliappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Church of our Lady of Velankanni ©
Church of our Lady of Velankanni
Uppiliappan Temple ©
Uppiliappan Temple
Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health ©

4
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Attractions like Rangla Punjab Haveli and Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Devi Talab Mandir Temple in Jalandhar (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, make a trip to Gobindgarh Fort, and take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sirkazhi to Amritsar. August in Amritsar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Tours

Side Trip

Jalandhar
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Rangla Punjab Haveli ©
Rangla Punjab Haveli
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Tirumala Temple and Sri Govindarajaswami Temple will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tirupati: Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple (in Tirumala), Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple (in Srikalahasti) and Ganesh Temple (in Kanipakam). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, walk around Deer Park, and explore the striking landscape at Silathoranam.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirupati trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to Tirupati takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Udumalpet.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple, Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, Thiruthani Murugan Temple, Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple, Ganesh Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple ©
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple

4
nights
Udumalpet

Udumalpet ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Aliyar Dam and Balaji Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Udumalpet: Topslip Tiger Forest (in Pollachi), Thirumoorthi Dam (in Tiruppur) and Valparai (Loam’s View Point & Carver Marsh Monument). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Udumalpet trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tirupati to Udumalpet. In September in Udumalpet, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palani.

Things to do in Udumalpet

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Valparai, Thirumoorthi Dam, Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Topslip Tiger Forest
Highlights from your plan
Aliyar Dam ©
Aliyar Dam
Kolukkumalai Tea Estate ©
Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

3
nights
Palani

Palani ©
Palani is a town and a municipality in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, located about 100km north-west of Madurai, 100km South-east of Coimbatore, and 60km west of Dindigul. Attractions like Palani Murugan Temple and Palani Hills make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Palani's surroundings by going to Dindigul (Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil, Athoor Village, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Periyanayaki Amman Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Palani travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Udumalpet to Palani in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palani

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dindigul
Highlights from your plan
Palani Murugan Temple ©
Palani Murugan Temple
Palani ©
Palani
Thiru Avinankudi Temple ©
Thiru Avinankudi Temple

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