7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Visakhapatnam
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Visakhapatnam

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 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally look for gifts at Prema Vilas.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner.

Visakhapatnam to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Madurai sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 13th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, see the interesting displays at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, then look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, and finally explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal online itinerary planner .

Getting from Madurai to Kodaikanal by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Museums
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at MacIvor's Bund, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then appreciate the views at Mukurthi Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Ooty Lake, then look for gifts at Higginbotham's Bookstore, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip maker tool .

Drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kodaikanal in July, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 16th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the exciting artwork at The Hobby Place, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Mysuru (Mysore) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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