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
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gandhi Memorial Museum as well as Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple and then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Madurai trip itinerary site .

Mumbai to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect nights in Madurai to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Agnitheertham, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

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You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
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.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, then explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Kanyakumari Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then make a trip to Gandhi Memorial, and finally get great views at Sunset View Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari online itinerary planner .

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo and then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

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Traveling by combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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