7 days in Mangalore & Kanyakumari Itinerary

7 days in Mangalore & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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7 days in Mangalore & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Mangalore
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pilikula Nisargadhama and Museum of Anatomy & Pathology. Get some cultural insight at Sri Krishna Temple and Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Mangalore: Malpe Beach (in Malpe), Kottancheri Hills (in Kasaragod) and Chandramoulishwar Temple (in Udupi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Mary's Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, stroll through Panambur Beach, and see the sky in a new way at Swami Vivekananda Planetarium.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mangalore trip planner.

Bengaluru to Mangalore is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Mangalore sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Mangalore

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manipal, Udupi, Kottancheri Hills, St. Mary's Island, Malpe Beach
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Kottancheri Hills ©
Kottancheri Hills
Sri Krishna Temple ©
Sri Krishna Temple
St. Mary's Island ©
St. Mary's Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kanyakumari tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mangalore to Kanyakumari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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