5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kodaikanal
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then appreciate the views at Mukurthi Dam.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning tool .

Bengaluru to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you will find days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
day
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 14th (Sun), get great views at Pillar Rocks, then take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kodaikanal trip maker .

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in April; daily highs in Kodaikanal reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

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Getting from Kodaikanal to Madurai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 16th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally stroll through Kanyakumari Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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