9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai


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1
day
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.
You've now added Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, then stop by Prema Vilas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip builder .

Mumbai to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect nights in Madurai to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple ©
Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple ©
Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple

3
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
You've now added Dhanushkodi Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, then stroll through Ariyaman Beach, and finally snap pictures at Pamban bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Water Bird Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nambunayaki amman temple, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally stroll through Villoondi Tirtham.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Rameswaram travel planning app .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham

2
nights
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.
You've added Gandhi Memorial, Sunset View Point, Bharath Matha Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nagaraja Temple, stroll through Sothavilai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, then take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bharath Matha Temple. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Nagaraja Temple
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Nagaraja Temple ©
Nagaraja Temple
Gandhi Memorial ©
Gandhi Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 17th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeramankara Shiva Temple, then stop by Sarwaa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kovalam using our trip planner.

You can take a train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple ©
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

1
night
Alappuzha

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, Kayaking & Canoeing and Alleppey Backwater Cruises. On the 18th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then choose your vessel at Alleppey Backwater Cruises, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha road trip planning website .

Getting from Kovalam to Alappuzha by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Transportation
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Kayaking & Canoeing
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal ©
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal

1
night
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
You've now added Kerala Backwaters to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kerala Backwaters. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kumarakom Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kumarakom trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

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