8 days in South India Itinerary

8 days in South India Itinerary

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8 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Bengaluru
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
6
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Jaipur

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, admire the landmark architecture of Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip itinerary builder tool .

Jaipur to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jaipur in June, with highs in Bengaluru at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Bengaluru

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri ©
Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri

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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.
On the 26th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Madurai tour itinerary maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bengaluru to Madurai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in June; daily highs in Madurai reach 40°C and lows reach 30°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

#Historic Sites
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

Plan my day in Rameswaram using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 28th (Thu), kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari travel planning app .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 29th (Fri), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then look for gifts at Keralashopee, and finally kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, then admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In June in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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