8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Hyderabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Tirupati
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Chennai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h 30​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
bus + train:  2​h
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chowmahalla Palace. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the striking features of Chowmahalla Palace, then make a trip to Charminar, and then admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puri Jagannath Temple.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hyderabad attractions planner .

Bengaluru to Hyderabad is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Hyderabad, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

2
nights
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapila Theertham , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Varahaswami Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Govindarajaswami Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple, contemplate the long history of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Tirupati online day trip planner .

You can fly from Hyderabad to Tirupati in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Chennai.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You've now added Marundeeswarar Temple to your itinerary. On the 9th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marundeeswarar Temple.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tirupati to Chennai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

1
day
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
You've now added Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

Before you visit Rameswaram, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and train from Chennai to Rameswaram in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Pamban bridge ©
Pamban bridge

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bhagavathy Amman Temple as well as Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary app .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temple Kanyakumari ©
Jain Temple Kanyakumari
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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.
Napier Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then examine the collection at Napier Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

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