5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Coimbatore
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi


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 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madurai online holiday planner .

New Delhi to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madurai, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Spas
Highlights from your plan
Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Spas & Wellness
Walking tours

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 8th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rameswaram vacation website .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple

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 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, and finally make a trip to Adi Keshava Perumal Temple.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

1
day
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 10th (Thu), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Coimbatore trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Kanyakumari to Coimbatore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kanyakumari in January, Coimbatore is little chillier at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Dhyanalinga Temple ©
Dhyanalinga Temple
Spas & Wellness
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple

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