5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
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Mumbai
— 1 day
2
Bengaluru
— 1 night
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. In March, daytime highs in Mumbai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Food Tours
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

1
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 17th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then admire the striking features of Omkareshwarar Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Bengaluru in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. March in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), stroll through Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at Brindavan Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) road trip app .

Getting from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, expect nights in Mysuru (Mysore) to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour website .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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