6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— Few hours
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
bus + train:  1​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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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 26th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai travel route planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madurai, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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night
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 27th (Sun): stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Rameswaram journey planning site .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) 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
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari driving holiday website .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. January in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala (Janardhana Swami Temple & Varkala Beach). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) holiday app .

Getting from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

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