7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
fly:  3​h
1
Chennai
— Few hours
Train:  13​h 30​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  4​h 30​min
4
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train:  13​h
5
Chennai
— 1 night
fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai travel planning site .

New Delhi to Chennai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Chennai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from Chennai to Rameswaram in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram.

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You can take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

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
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get great views at Sunset View Point, kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kanyakumari trip tool .

Getting from Madurai to Kanyakumari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Jain Temple Kanyakumari ©
Jain Temple Kanyakumari

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Chennai

Chennai ©
On the 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at India Seashell Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, and then examine the collection at Vivekananda House- Multimedia Cultural Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chennai trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kanyakumari to Chennai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

India Seashell Museum
Highlights from your plan
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church

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