8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Mysore District
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple) and then see the interesting displays at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal sightseeing planner.

New Delhi to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at MacIvor's Bund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Murugan Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, see the interesting displays at Mini Car Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) holiday planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. August in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mysore District.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and then ponder the design of Brindavan Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mysore District online trip planner .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysore District by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in August: high temperatures in Mysore District hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Mysore District

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Madikeri Fort, identify plant and animal life at Dubare Elephant Camp, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwara Temple. On the next day, play a few rounds at Mercara Downs Golf Club and then take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) trip planning website .

Getting from Mysore District to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Wildlife Golf
Highlights from your plan
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Omkareshwara Temple ©
Omkareshwara Temple

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