9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7​h
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Palani
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Tirumala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kanchipuram
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Madurai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Palani.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

1
night
Palani

Palani ©
Palani is a town and a municipality in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, located about 100km north-west of Madurai, 100km South-east of Coimbatore, and 60km west of Dindigul. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Palani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiru Avinankudi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Periyanayaki Amman Temple.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Palani road trip planning website .

Getting from Madurai to Palani by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Palani

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Thiru Avinankudi Temple ©
Thiru Avinankudi Temple
Palani ©
Palani

1
night
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Malayadipatti Perumal Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

To see photos, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Tiruchirappalli road trip website .

You can drive from Palani to Tiruchirappalli in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Tiruchirappalli are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tirumala.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

1
night
Tirumala

Tirumala ©
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple.

To find reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tirumala trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tiruchirappalli to Tirumala. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Tirumala

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple

4
nights
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanchipuram: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas, &more). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Sri Vijayaraghava Perumal Thirukovil.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kanchipuram vacation maker tool .

Getting from Tirumala to Kanchipuram by car takes about 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Kanchipuram can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, DakshinaChitra Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

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