7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
On the 28th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai tour planning website .

Ahmedabad to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ahmedabad in October, expect nights in Madurai to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip planner .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

2
nights
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 31st (Thu): kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Xavier Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Muttom Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Muttom Beach
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and finally look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Berijam Lake.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Kodaikanal in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Kodaikanal can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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