9 days in South India Itinerary

9 days in South India Itinerary

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Fly to Madurai, Train to Rameswaram
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Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive
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Tirupati
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rameswaram

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and finally make a trip to Ramar Padam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ariyaman Beach, and finally take in the views from Pamban bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rameswaram is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Queen of the Arabian Sea

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edappally Church Complex and Heavenly Holidays. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shiva Temple and David Hall Gallery & Cafe. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, browse the exhibits of Kerala Folklore Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kochi (Cochin) takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in January, things will get a bit cooler in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. You'll set off for Tirupati on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

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nights
Tirupati

Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then steep yourself in history at Srinivasa Mangapuram Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Suryanarayana Swamy Vari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Vaikuntha Teertham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple, then examine the collection at Sri Venkatesvara Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tirupati vacation maker tool.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Tirupati in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature