38 days in India Itinerary

38 days in India Itinerary

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38 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Bengaluru
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Somvarpet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Madikeri
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Talacauvery
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Nagarhole National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Bandipur National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 7 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
End: Ahmedabad

8
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wonderla Amusement Park and Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, shop like a local with UB City, deepen your understanding at The Art of Living, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru day trip planner .

Ahmedabad to Bengaluru is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Bengaluru. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Somvarpet.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park

2
nights
Somvarpet

Somvarpet ©
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get outside with Kumara Parvatha, get great views at Makkala Gudi Betta, and then contemplate the long history of Dolmen Circles. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mallalli Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honnamana Kere Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Somvarpet online road trip planner .

You can drive from Bengaluru to Somvarpet in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Somvarpet

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Honnamana Kere Lake
Highlights from your plan
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumara Parvatha ©
Kumara Parvatha
Honnamana Kere Lake ©
Honnamana Kere Lake

4
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Abbi Falls and Dubare Elephant Camp. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madikeri: The Vintage Cars Collection (in Siddapura) and Chiklihole Reservoir (in Kushalnagar). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Raja's Seat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwara Temple, head outdoors with Mandalpatti, and delve into the lush surroundings at Nisargadhama Forest.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madikeri planning tool .

Getting from Somvarpet to Madikeri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Talacauvery.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kodagu (Coorg), The Vintage Cars Collection, Chiklihole Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

1
night
Talacauvery

Talacauvery ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Triveni Sangama, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple, then go for a walk through Talakaveri Temple, and finally explore the activities along Talakaveri.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Talacauvery trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Madikeri to Talacauvery in 1.5 hours. In December in Talacauvery, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Talacauvery

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park ©
Bring the kids along to E3 Theme Parks and Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nagarhole National Park: Panamaram Jain Temple (in Panamaram) and Thrissillery Shiva Temple (in Thirunelly).

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nagarhole National Park road trip website .

Traveling by car from Talacauvery to Nagarhole National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kodagu (Coorg), Panamaram Jain Temple, Thrissillery Shiva Temple, E3 Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls) ©
Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls)
E3 Theme Parks ©
E3 Theme Parks
Panamaram Jain Temple
Panamaram Jain Temple

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens and Srikanteshwara Temple Mysuru . You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mysuru (Mysore): Srirangapatna (Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga & Nimishambha Temple). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnathpura Temple, don't miss a visit to Namdroling Monastery, and ponder the design of Brindavan Garden.

Discover how to plan a Mysuru (Mysore) trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Nagarhole National Park to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bandipur National Park.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Srirangapatna
Highlights from your plan
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve and Theppakadu Elephant Camp. Venture out of the city with trips to Moyar River (in Mudumalai), Hulugana Muradi Sri Venkataramana Temple (in Chamarajanagar) and Bandipur (BRT Wildlife Sanctuary & Dodda Sampige Mara). There's more to do: make a trip to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gopalaswami Betta.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bandipur National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bandipur National Park in 2.5 hours. In December in Bandipur National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Bandipur National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bandipur, Chamarajanagar, Moyar River, Theppakadu Elephant Camp
Highlights from your plan
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta ©
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta
Theppakadu Elephant Camp ©
Theppakadu Elephant Camp

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Botanical Gardens and Ooty Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Attapadi Reserve Forest (in Palakkad), Neelimala Viewpoint (in Kalpetta) and Coonoor (The Shop & Sim`s Park). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, identify plant and animal life at Sanctuary Avalanche, take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Bandipur National Park to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coimbatore, Palakkad, Coonoor, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Neelimala Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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