5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Kollam
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Chikmagalur
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Thangassery Light House, then stroll the grounds of Infant Jesus Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Port Kollam Church.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kollam day trip planner .

New Delhi to Kollam is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Kollam is much warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Kollam

Historic Sites
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Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House
Infant Jesus Cathedral ©
Infant Jesus Cathedral
Port Kollam Church ©
Port Kollam Church

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Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat, then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls, and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kollam to Madikeri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

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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 (Sun), meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) vacation planner .

You can drive from Madikeri to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharada Temple and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chikmagalur tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Chikmagalur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sharada Temple ©
Sharada Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri

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