6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chengalpattu
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Thanjavur
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Chengalpattu

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then make a trip to Sunset View Point, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kanyakumari trip app .

Chengalpattu to Kanyakumari is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madurai trip builder website .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Madurai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 30th (Sat), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agnitheertham, and finally examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rameswaram online journey planner .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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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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day
Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Gangaikonda Cholapuram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ramalingaswami Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Brihadeeshwara Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Thanjavur trip planner .

Drive from Rameswaram to Thanjavur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Thanjavur can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brihadeeshwara Temple ©
Brihadeeshwara Temple
Gangaikonda Cholapuram ©
Gangaikonda Cholapuram

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