8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
1
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Coimbatore

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Siruvani Falls and Dam. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore travel planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Coimbatore. In October, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga

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 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai journey planner .

Drive from Coimbatore to Madurai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Madurai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gandhamadhana Parvatham, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agnitheertham.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rameswaram trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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 10th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Thollavilai Narayana Swamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kanyakumari travel route planning app .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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