4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Pondicherry
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Mahabalipuram
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
2
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Bengaluru
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pondicherry

1
day
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple, appreciate the history behind Descent Of The Ganges, and then make a trip to Arjuna's Penance.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahabalipuram itinerary builder website .

Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
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Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple

1
day
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kodagu (Coorg) trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight from Mahabalipuram to Kodagu (Coorg) in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Srirangapatna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church, then stroll through Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas).

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) online travel planner .

You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Saint Philomena Church ©
Saint Philomena Church
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

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night
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.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, take a stroll through Malleswaram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bull Temple, then don't miss a visit to Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bengaluru vacation builder .

You can take a train from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mysuru (Mysore), expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bengaluru, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram

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