9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 day
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Madikeri
— 1 night
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Chikmagalur
— 1 night
4
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
6
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
7
Coimbatore
— 1 night
8
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night

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Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©

Cultural Capital of Karnataka

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.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Mahabaleshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nandi Temple, admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at Gully Tours.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) road trip app.

Chennai to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in January; daily highs in Mysuru (Mysore) reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Madikeri.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Highlights from your plan
Sri Nandi Temple ©
Sri Nandi Temple
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum ©
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum

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Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, then head outdoors with Mandalpatti, then admire the sheer force of Devaragundi Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Monastery / Golden Temple Coorg.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri vacation maker site.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Madikeri

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Mandalpatti
Mandalpatti
Tibetan Monastery / Golden Temple Coorg ©
Tibetan Monastery / Golden Temple Coorg

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Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©

Coffee Land

Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mullayanagiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kodandaramaswami Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sringeri Mutt, and finally admire the sheer force of Shankar Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chikmagalur trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Madikeri to Chikmagalur in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sringeri Mutt ©
Sringeri Mutt
Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple ©
Sri Kalabhairaveshwara Temple
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©

Silicon Valley of India

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 31st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dodda Ganapathi Temple, visit Basavanagudi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukke Subramanya Sri Raghavendra Matha. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Infant Jesus Shrine, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and finally visit Malleswaram.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bengaluru road trip website.

You can drive from Chikmagalur to Bengaluru in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. January in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dodda Ganapathi Temple ©
Dodda Ganapathi Temple
Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple ©
Skydiving

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 2nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bengaluru to Thekkady takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ the King Church, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then hike along 80 Mile Round, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kodaikanal trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Thekkady to Kodaikanal in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Dolmen Circle ©
Dolmen Circle
Christ the King Church ©
Christ the King Church

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Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shore Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram itinerary tool.

Fly from Coimbatore to Mahabalipuram in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Mahabalipuram can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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