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)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Kodaikanal
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum and Cauvery Handicrafts. Step out of the city life by going to Skydiving and Bannerghatta National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, and take a stroll through Commercial Street.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru holiday 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Badsha Stores - The Silk Experience Since 1965, then hunt for treasures at Devaraja Market, then explore the galleries of The Hobby Place, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at R K Narayan House, then contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Devaraja Market ©
Devaraja Market
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

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.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the activities along Ooty Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple, explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, then look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church
Elk Hill Murugan Temple ©
Elk Hill Murugan Temple

1
day
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, look for gifts at Danish Display, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at La Saleth Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal road trip website .

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. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in April; daily highs in Kodaikanal reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
La Saleth Church ©
La Saleth Church

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 13th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, see the interesting displays at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mundhi Vinayagur Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall
Mundhi Vinayagur Temple ©
Mundhi Vinayagur Temple

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