8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Hyderabad


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1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. On the 28th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige).

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madikeri trip itinerary app .

Hyderabad to Madikeri is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dubare Elephant Camp
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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige) ©
Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Madikeri to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Mysuru (Mysore) sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

2
nights
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 2nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden, admire the verdant scenery at Mukurthi Dam, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip site .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 4th (Fri), stop by The Cocoa Bean, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, then go for a walk through Coakers Walk, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park, get great views at Pillar Rocks, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kodaikanal sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in October: high temperatures in Kodaikanal hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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