8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Agra
— 2 nights
+3
train + subway + Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Chandigarh

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, make a trip to Taj Mahal, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Play Safari.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Agra trip builder website .

Chandigarh to Agra is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Agra sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bharatpur
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Play Safari ©
Play Safari

1
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 4th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden and then explore the activities along Pykara Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip app .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Agra to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Agra in June, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 6th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudhamalai Hill Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Triumph Expeditions.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coimbatore trip planner .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in June: highs in Coimbatore hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©
Marudhamalai Hill Temple ©
Marudhamalai Hill Temple

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Coimbatore to Rameswaram by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madurai route planner.

Getting from Rameswaram to Madurai by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Madurai, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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