8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h
4
Nainital
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Jeddah

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), then meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Namdroling Monastery and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in August: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

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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 20th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) road trip app .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Peddamma Temple and then find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Charminar, examine the collection at Salar Jung Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Hyderabad takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nainital.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Peddamma Temple ©
Peddamma Temple
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

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night
Nainital

Nainital ©
The popular hill station of Nainital was named after the pear-shaped lake around which the resort town has evolved.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get to know the resident critters at High Altitude Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goddess Naina Devi, and then explore the activities along Nainital Lake.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Nainital day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hyderabad to Nainital takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nainital

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nainital Lake ©
Nainital Lake
Goddess Naina Devi ©
Goddess Naina Devi
High Altitude Zoo ©
High Altitude Zoo

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