7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Srisailam
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Shore Temple and Monuments at Mahabalipuram. Do your shopping at Express Avenue Mall and T Nagar, Ranganathan Street. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, look for gifts at Pure Pearls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chennai driving holiday planner.

New Delhi to Chennai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Chennai: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple

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 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then stop by Prema Vilas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madurai trip maker website .

Fly from Chennai to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Madurai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

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

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Water Bird Sanctuary, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Kalam Sea Shell Mart.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rameswaram trip maker .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Srisailam.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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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

1
day
Srisailam

Srisailam ©
Srisailam Project Township is a census town in Kurnool district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Srisailam online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rameswaram to Srisailam. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Srisailam

Historic Sites
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Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple ©
Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

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