9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Dandeli
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Gokarna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Shimoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sringeri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Chikmagalur
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Hyderabad

1
day
Dandeli

Dandeli ©
Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada (ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ) district of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ), India, in the Western Ghats region.DescriptionA significant part of Dandeli's population consists of economic migrants from all over India, especially the north/south Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and many districts of the Karnataka state. On the 2nd (Wed), make a trip to Syntheri Rock and then identify plant and animal life at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Dandeli trip planner .

Hyderabad to Dandeli is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, daily temperatures in Dandeli can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Dandeli

Parks Wildlife
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Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Syntheri Rock ©
Syntheri Rock

1
night
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kudle Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, and finally stroll through Shiva Cave.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gokarna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dandeli to Gokarna in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Shimoga.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Kudle Beach ©
Kudle Beach
Shiva Cave ©
Shiva Cave

2
nights
Shimoga

Shimoga ©
With access to many natural attractions in the Western Ghats, Shivamogga tourism rarely focuses on the city itself.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Shivappanaika Palace Museum and then admire the sheer force of Jog Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): meet the residents at Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga, admire the engineering at Gajanur Dam, and then identify plant and animal life at Sakrebailu Elephant Camp.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shimoga trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Shimoga takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sringeri.

Things to do in Shimoga

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Jog Falls ©
Jog Falls
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp ©
Sakrebailu Elephant Camp
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga ©
Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga

1
night
Sringeri

Sringeri ©
Sringeri, also written as Shringeri is a hill town and Taluk headquarters located in Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, It is the site of the first maṭha (Sringeri Sharada Peeta) established by Adi Shankara, Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, in the 8th century CE It is located on the banks of the river Tungā and also a historical Temple (1200 years).Origin of the nameThe name Sringeri is derived from Rishyashringa-giri, a nearby hill that is believed to have contained the heritage of Rishi Vibhandaka and his son Rishyashringa. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Sirimane Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Annapoorneshwari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Shankara Temple.

Make your Sringeri itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Shimoga to Sringeri in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sringeri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Sringeri

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Annapoorneshwari Temple ©
Annapoorneshwari Temple
Adi Shankara Temple ©
Adi Shankara Temple
Sirimane Falls ©
Sirimane Falls

2
nights
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, delve into the distant past at Chennakesava Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sringeri Mutt. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoysaleswara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Veeranarayana Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Baba Budangiri.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chikmagalur road trip website .

Drive from Sringeri to Chikmagalur in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hoysaleswara Temple, Chennakesava Temple
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Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Chennakesava Temple ©
Chennakesava Temple
Sringeri Mutt ©
Sringeri Mutt

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