8 days in South India Itinerary

8 days in South India Itinerary

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8 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Tirupati
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Palkulangara Devi Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tirupati.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

1
night
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirumala Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirupati trip planner.

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Tirupati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Varahaswami Temple ©
Sri Varahaswami Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple ©
Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
On the 10th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and then kick back and relax at KIzhunna Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Choottad Beach, then stroll through Ezhara Beach, and then kick back and relax at Azhikkal Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur online tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Tirupati to Kannur takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Azhikkal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

1
night
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 12th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Somnathpura Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) road trip planning app .

Drive from Kannur to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnathpura Temple ©
Somnathpura Temple
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): wander the streets of Malleswaram, then take a stroll through Commercial Street, then take a stroll through Basavanagudi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dodda Ganapathi Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in August, expect nights in Bengaluru to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street
Dodda Ganapathi Temple ©
Dodda Ganapathi Temple
Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram

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