5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Mararikulam
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Hampi
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Gokarna
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
4
Kovalam
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Bhubaneswar

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night
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mararikulam online journey planner .

Bhubaneswar to Mararikulam is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mararikulam when traveling from Bhubaneswar in December, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hampi.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the ancient world of Group of Monuments at Hampi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazara Rama Temple, don't miss a visit to Elephant Stables, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkey Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Vitthala Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hampi holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mararikulam to Hampi. In December, daily temperatures in Hampi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites
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Hazara Rama Temple ©
Hazara Rama Temple
Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 22nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Om Beach, stroll through Kudle Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Gokarna tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Hampi to Gokarna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Gokarna

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple

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Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kovalam vacation planning app .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Gokarna to Kovalam in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

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