6 days in Puri, Kanyakumari & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

6 days in Puri, Kanyakumari & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

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6 days in Puri, Kanyakumari & Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Puri
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 day
bus + train:  2​h
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govardhan Peetham and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Puri Beach, identify plant and animal life at Balukhand Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Puri trip planner.

Bengaluru to Puri is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Puri

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Konark Sun Temple
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Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple

1
day
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 (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Puri to Kanyakumari takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Puri in December since evenings lows in Kanyakumari dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Sunset View Point ©
Sunset View Point

3
nights
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.
Head to Mall of Travancore and Connemara Marketfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala Town (The Art of India, Varkala Beach, & more) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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