7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
train + bus:  2​h
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 day
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madurai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

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Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Sunset View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, then step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari by combination of train and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace

1
day
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 30th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, 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.

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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 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©

2
nights
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 31st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Samanar Hills, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple.

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Traveling by train from Rameswaram to Madurai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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