8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Tirupati
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Jaipur
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirupati online tour itinerary planner .

Hyderabad to Tirupati is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©

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Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Vaikuntha Perumal Temple (Parameshwara Vinnagaram), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanchi Mahaswami Satabdhi Mani Mandapam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thennanagur Perumaal Temple.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kanchipuram using our trip planner.

You can drive from Tirupati to Kanchipuram in 3 hours. October in Kanchipuram sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
On the 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Shore Temple, and then admire the striking features of Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mahabalipuram planning tool .

You can drive from Kanchipuram to Mahabalipuram in 2 hours. October in Mahabalipuram sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance
Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa ©
Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 17th (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at Seaside Promenade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, then make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and finally enjoy the sea views from Pondicherry Lighthouse.

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

Drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Sri Aurobindo Ashram ©
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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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 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Madurai attractions site .

You can fly from Pondicherry to Madurai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram
Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple ©
Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple

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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 19th (Sat): snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip itinerary tool .

Take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Xavier Church and then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kanyakumari itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
On the 21st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Jaipur Blue Pottery Art Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaipur travel route builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kanyakumari to Jaipur in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Kanyakumari in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jaipur, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

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