8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Vagamon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
bus + train:  2​h
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
day
Vagamon

Vagamon ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vagamon Kurisumala, then make a trip to Vagamon Pine Forest, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barren Hills.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vagamon online route builder .

Pune to Vagamon is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. January in Vagamon sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Vagamon

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Vagamon Kurisumala ©
Vagamon Kurisumala
Barren Hills ©
Barren Hills
Vagamon Pine Forest ©
Vagamon Pine Forest

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Vagamon to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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 4th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Sunset View Point, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Kanyakumari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach) and Varkala Town (Kappil Beach, Spas & Wellness, & more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple, and meet the residents at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

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