8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bandipur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Bengaluru
— Few hours
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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 12th (Mon): 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 examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) travel planner.

Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, you will find days in Mysuru (Mysore) are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.

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
Coimbatore

Coimbatore
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in August: highs in Coimbatore hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You will leave for Ooty (Udhagamandalam) on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Botanical Gardens and Doddabetta Peak. Go for a jaunt from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Palakkad to see Attapadi Reserve Forest about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Pykara Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple, admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, and stop by Green Shop, Ooty.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bandipur.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Attapadi Reserve Forest
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

1
night
Bandipur

Bandipur ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dodda Sampige Mara and then make a trip to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bandipur trip maker site .

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bandipur in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in August, with highs in Bandipur at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Bandipur

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta
Highlights from your plan
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta ©
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

2
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Nisargadhama Forest, then admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, and then make a trip to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Bandipur to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

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

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Bengaluru in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In August in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Outdoors Tours

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