8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Somvarpet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
End: Bengaluru


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Bengaluru to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Bengaluru in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Madikeri.

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get outside with Mandalpatti and then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Madikeri attractions planner.

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madikeri by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Somvarpet.

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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
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Somvarpet

Somvarpet
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Mallalli Falls and then head outdoors with Kumara Parvatha.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Somvarpet attractions planning website .

You can drive from Madikeri to Somvarpet in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Somvarpet

Outdoors Parks Nature

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) route planner .

You can drive from Somvarpet to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

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nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally stroll around Cubbon Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

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