8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bandipur National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Bengaluru

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace, identify plant and animal life at Bannerghatta National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bull Temple.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru online road trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Kempegowda International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
Bangalore Palace ©
Bangalore Palace
Bull Temple ©
Bull Temple

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coimbatore vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bengaluru to Coimbatore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off 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.
Family-friendly places like Botanical Gardens and Doddabetta Peak will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Attapadi Reserve Forest (in Palakkad) and Sim`s Park (in Coonoor). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden, and admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bandipur National Park.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sim`s Park, Attapadi Reserve Forest
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

2
nights
Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park ©
Most visitors take a trip to Bandipur National Park to spot the wildlife--many exotic mammals roam freely through the hilly, forested landscape.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Theppakadu Elephant Camp, then look for all kinds of wild species at Moyar River, then don't miss a visit to Dodda Sampige Mara, and finally don't miss a visit to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bandipur National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bandipur National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in August, expect Bandipur National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bandipur National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bandipur, Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, Moyar River, Theppakadu Elephant Camp
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Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta ©
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta
Theppakadu Elephant Camp ©
Theppakadu Elephant Camp

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) travel planner.

Getting from Bandipur National Park to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodagu (Coorg) itinerary planner.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

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