6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  2​h
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Vijayawada

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai road trip site .

Vijayawada to Madurai is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram day trip website .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then stroll through Sunset View Point, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kanyakumari tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Nature
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Shanghumukham Beach ©
Shanghumukham Beach

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