8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) online trip maker .

Mumbai to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in March: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

1
night
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bellikkal Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in March: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Explore Kodaikanal's surroundings by going to Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola (in Vattavada) and Munnar (Tea Museum, Tea Gardens, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, go for a walk through Coakers Walk, get great views at Pillar Rocks, and delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in March, expect nights in Kodaikanal to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Munnar, Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Madurai trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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