6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
train + bus:  2​h
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker app .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari by combination of train and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the views from Pamban bridge, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rameswaram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk, then look for gifts at Dynasty, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Kodaikanal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Kodaikanal, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Shopping
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Dynasty ©
Dynasty

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