8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  8​h
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Madikeri
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Mananthavady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sulthan Bathery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
6
Coonoor
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h
7
Bengaluru
— 1 night
End: Bengaluru

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 29th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) journey planner .

Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore): temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Madikeri.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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

1
night
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get outside with Mandalpatti and then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mananthavady.

Things to do in Madikeri

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
night
Mananthavady

Mananthavady ©
On the 1st (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Korome Mosque, then explore the galleries of Valmeekam Clay Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thrissillery Shiva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mananthavady road trip tool .

Drive from Madikeri to Mananthavady in 3 hours. In September in Mananthavady, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sultan Bathery.

Things to do in Mananthavady

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Thrissillery Shiva Temple
Highlights from your plan
Korome Mosque ©
Korome Mosque
Thrissillery Shiva Temple ©
Thrissillery Shiva Temple

1
night
Sulthan Bathery

Sulthan Bathery ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Forane Church, and then Head underground at Edakkal Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sultan Bathery itinerary app .

Drive from Mananthavady to Sultan Bathery in 1.5 hours. In October in Sultan Bathery, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Sulthan Bathery

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Edakkal Caves
Highlights from your plan
Assumption Forane Church ©
Assumption Forane Church
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves

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 3rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip app .

Getting from Sultan Bathery to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sultan Bathery in October, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

few
hours
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Tiger Hill Cemetery and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sim`s Park.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coonoor trip planner.

Coonoor is very close to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in October, expect nights in Coonoor to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Coonoor

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sim`s Park ©
Sim`s Park
Tiger Hill Cemetery ©
Tiger Hill Cemetery

1
night
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 5th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, stroll around Cubbon Park, then shop like a local with UB City, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip planner .

Getting from Coonoor to Bengaluru by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
UB City ©
UB City

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