8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Kodaikanal
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Pune

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple and Dodda Ganapathi Temple. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum and Cauvery Handicrafts. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Phoenix Marketcity, wander the streets of Basavanagudi, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and stop by Varnam Store.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bengaluru online travel planner .

Pune to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Phoenix Marketcity ©
Phoenix Marketcity
Skydiving

2
nights
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 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), browse the exhibits of The Hobby Place, and then identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Ramsons House, then explore the activities along Karanji Lake, then steep yourself in history at Chennakesava Temple, and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect nights in Mysuru (Mysore) to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Somnathpura Temple ©
Somnathpura Temple
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)

2
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.
On the 11th (Thu), appreciate the views at Ketti Valley View, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates, and finally explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, explore the activities along Bellikkal Lake, then identify plant and animal life at MacIvor's Bund, and finally appreciate the views at Mukurthi Dam.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour planner .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam
MacIvor's Bund
MacIvor's Bund

1
day
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, explore the ancient world of Dolmen Circle, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, then stop by Dynasty, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Church.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Kodaikanal: highs are around 41°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Dolmen Circle ©
Dolmen Circle
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Christ the King Church ©
Christ the King Church

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