8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
1
Pune
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Mangalore
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Nagarhole National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

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day
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and then examine the collection at Darshan Museum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pune trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pune. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mangalore.

Things to do in Pune

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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

3
nights
Mangalore

Mangalore ©
A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Get in touch with nature at Kottancheri Hills and Elephent Fall Charladka. Get some historical perspective at Madhur Temple and Infant Jesus Shrine. Get out of town with these interesting Mangalore side-trips: Ananthapura Lake Temple (in Kasaragod), Malpe Beach (in Malpe) and Sri Krishna Temple (in Udupi).

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mangalore tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from Pune to Mangalore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Mangalore, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Mangalore

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Side Trips

Kasaragod, Sri Krishna Temple, Malpe Beach
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Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple
Ananthapura Lake Temple ©
Ananthapura Lake Temple
Kottancheri Hills ©
Kottancheri Hills

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night
Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rameshwara Temple and then admire the sheer force of Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls).

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nagarhole National Park sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from Mangalore to Nagarhole National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Mangalore in April, things will get slightly colder in Nagarhole National Park: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls) ©

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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 21st (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Nagarhole National Park to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

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nights
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 22nd (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at ak The Seasons, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwarar Temple. On the next day, explore the galleries of Kynkyny Art, get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, then shop like a local with UB City, and finally stop by Sonido Musicals.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru holiday site .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in April, you will find days in Bengaluru are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

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Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
UB City ©
UB City

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