5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Mangalore
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Sirsi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dandeli
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Hampi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Panambur Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mangalore trip planner .

Chennai (Madras) to Mangalore is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chennai (Madras) in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mangalore: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sirsi.

Things to do in Mangalore

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Panambur Beach ©
Panambur Beach

1
night
Sirsi

Sirsi
Sirsi is a city in the Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sirsi online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Mangalore to Sirsi takes 6 hours. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Sirsi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotitirtha, then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kudle Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gokarna trip planner .

Getting from Sirsi to Gokarna by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dandeli.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kotitirtha ©
Kotitirtha

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Dandeli

Dandeli ©
Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada (ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ) district of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ), India, in the Western Ghats region.DescriptionA significant part of Dandeli's population consists of economic migrants from all over India, especially the north/south Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and many districts of the Karnataka state. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Syntheri Rock.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dandeli trip planning app .

Drive from Gokarna to Dandeli in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Hampi.
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Syntheri Rock ©
Syntheri Rock

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nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vitthala Temple, then see human ingenuity at work at Tungabhadra Dam, and finally delve into the distant past at Group of Monuments at Hampi.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hampi tour builder app .

You can drive from Dandeli to Hampi in 5.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Hampi are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tungabhadra Dam
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Matanga Hill ©
Matanga Hill
Tungabhadra Dam ©
Tungabhadra Dam

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