7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
plane:  3​h 30​min
1
Kovalam
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, and finally stroll through Lighthouse Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Kovalam online sightseeing planner .

Bengaluru to Kovalam is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Kovalam: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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.
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Traveling by car from Kovalam to Kanyakumari takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites
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Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rameswaram trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial

2
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Chunnambar Boat House, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, pause for some photo ops at French War Memorial, then take in the waterfront at Seaside Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Matrimandir, appreciate the history behind Kargil War Memorial, and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pondicherry tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Pondicherry in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Matrimandir
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tirupati online visit planner .

Getting from Pondicherry to Tirupati by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple
Sri Varahaswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple
ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir ©

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