7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Chennai
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chennai: Mahabalipuram (The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Sea Shore Temple, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

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Hyderabad to Chennai is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Hyderabad in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Chennai, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Xavier Church, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chennai to Kanyakumari in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
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 10th (Thu), take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rameswaram day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
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 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

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Take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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