55 days in India Itinerary

55 days in India Itinerary

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55 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tumkur
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Chikmagalur
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Somwarpet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Madikeri
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Talacauvery
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Mangalore
— 12 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
End: Bengaluru


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10
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Room Escape Games. Head to UB City and Badsha Storesfor some retail therapy. Visiting Bannerghatta National Park and Nandi Hills will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Meenakshi Mall, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru day trip app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bengaluru. In November, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tumkur.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nandi Hills
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UB City ©
UB City
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
Nandi Hills ©
Nandi Hills

6
nights
Tumkur

Tumkur ©
Tumakuru is the district headquarters of Tumakuru district, and is known as City of Education and City of Coconuts. Escape the urban bustle at Jayamangali Black Buck Reserve and Shivagange. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tumkur: Bidarakatte (in Bidarakatte) and Madhugiri (in Madhugiri). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chennakeshava Temple, get outside with Siddara Betta, steep yourself in history at Kote Anjeneya Swami Statue, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karigiri Hill.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tumkur tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Tumkur takes 2 hours. November in Tumkur sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Tumkur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Madhugiri, Bidarakatte Eco-Trails, Shivagange
Highlights from your plan
Jayamangali Black Buck Reserve ©
Jayamangali Black Buck Reserve
Shivagange ©
Shivagange
Devarayana Durga ©
Devarayana Durga

10
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve and Melkote Temple Wildlife Sanctuary. Shop till you drop at Adil & Azam and Ramsons House. Explore Mysuru (Mysore)'s surroundings by going to Shivasamudram Falls (in Belakavadi) and Basaralu Temple (in Mandya). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), admire the natural beauty at Brindavan Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery, and hunt for treasures at Devaraja Market.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) journey planning site .

You can drive from Tumkur to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. In November in Mysuru (Mysore), expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandya, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Shivasamudram Falls, Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

9
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Escape the urban bustle at Mullayanagiri and Ettina Bhuja Peak (Shishila Gudda). Venture out of the city with trips to kigga:: rishyasringa maharshi (in Sringeri), Ambaa Teertha (in Kalasa) and Br Hills Wildlife Sanctuary (in Kemmannagundi). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Chennakesava Temple, take a stroll through Belavadi, head outdoors with Charmadi Ghat, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabale Siddaragudda Peak(Shivgiri Trails).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chikmagalur online itinerary planner .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Chikmagalur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Somwarpet.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halebid, Mudigere, Lakshmi Devi Temple, Ambaa Teertha, Br Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Ambaa Teertha ©
Ambaa Teertha
Ettina Bhuja Peak (Shishila Gudda) ©
Ettina Bhuja Peak (Shishila Gudda)

1
night
Somwarpet

Somwarpet ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Honnamana Kere Lake and then head outdoors with Kumara Parvatha.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Somwarpet trip planner .

You can drive from Chikmagalur to Somwarpet in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Somwarpet

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kumara Parvatha
Highlights from your plan
Honnamana Kere Lake ©
Honnamana Kere Lake

5
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Escape the urban bustle at Abbi Falls and Mandalpatti. Venture out of the city with trips to Mallalli Falls (in Somvarpet) and The Giving Tree at Kasthuri Estate (in Siddapura). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp, take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwara Temple, make a trip to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), and admire the sheer force of Devaragundi Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madikeri trip planner.

Getting from Somwarpet to Madikeri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Talacauvery.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kodagu (Coorg), Mallalli Falls, The Giving Tree at Kasthuri Estate
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

1
night
Talacauvery

Talacauvery ©
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Triveni Sangama, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple, then take in the pleasant sights at Talakaveri Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Talakaveri.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Talacauvery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madikeri to Talacauvery takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Talacauvery can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mangalore.

Things to do in Talacauvery

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bhagamandala
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Talakaveri ©
Talakaveri
Triveni Sangama ©
Triveni Sangama
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple ©
Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple

12
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bekal Beach and Kapu Beach. Get in touch with nature at Kottancheri Hills and Malpe Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Mangalore side-trips: Kasaragod (Madhur Temple, Elephent Fall Charladka, & more), Udupi (Pithrody Udyavar Beach, Shree Durga Devi Temple, & more) and Bekal (Kappil Beach, Hosdurg Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Papanashini River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, look for gifts at City Center Mall, and kick back and relax at Sasihithlu Beach.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mangalore route planner .

You can drive from Talacauvery to Mangalore in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Talacauvery in December, expect Mangalore to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kasaragod, Udupi, Bekal, St. Mary's Island, Papanashini River
Highlights from your plan
Kottancheri Hills ©
Kottancheri Hills
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach

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