6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Palani
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
3
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  1 h 45 min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

1
night
Palani

Palani ©
Palani is a town and a municipality in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, located about 100km north-west of Madurai, 100km South-east of Coimbatore, and 60km west of Dindigul. For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Palani trip planning site .

Coimbatore to Palani is an approximately 3-hour car ride. March in Palani sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Palani

Historic Sites
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Thiru Avinankudi Temple ©
Thiru Avinankudi Temple

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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 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, then look for gifts at Prema Vilas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madurai online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Palani to Madurai in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Palani in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Madurai: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Shopping
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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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nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ariyaman Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Villoondi Tirtham. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram online vacation planner .

You can drive from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham

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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 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Kanyakumari Wax Museum. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nagaraja Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Sunset View Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari vacation website .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Nagaraja Temple
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Nagaraja Temple ©
Nagaraja Temple
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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