8 days in Aurangabad District & Kanyakumari Itinerary

8 days in Aurangabad District & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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8 days in Aurangabad District & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Pune
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Aurangabad
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 30​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Pune

3
nights
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Go for a jaunt from Aurangabad to Ajanta to see Ajanta Caves about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Ellora Caves, admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, and delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Aurangabad driving holiday planner.

Pune to Aurangabad is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Daulatabad Fort, Ajanta Caves
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kanyakumari: Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay) and Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil). The adventure continues: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, and pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Aurangabad to Kanyakumari in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nagaraja Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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