36 days in India & Sri Lanka Itinerary

36 days in India & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
— 4 nights
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Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
— 3 nights
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Tiruchirappalli, India
— 2 nights
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Kannur, India
— 2 nights
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Goa, India
— 9 nights
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Gokarna, India
— 2 nights
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Hampi, India
— 5 nights
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Nashik, India
— 6 nights

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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
Get in touch with nature at Sea Turtle Farm Galle Mahamodara and Narigama Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Community Tsunami Museum. Change things up with a short trip to L. Wimalarathna Gems & Jewellery in Galle (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hikkaduwa trip itinerary planning tool.

Pune, India to Hikkaduwa is an approximately 8-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mirissa.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Spas

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Narigama Beach
4.6
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Spas
4.1

4
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Mirissa, Sri Lanka

The fishing town of Mirissa has developed into a notable tourist destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mulgirigala Raja Maha Vihara and Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Tuk Tuk Safari Tangalle will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hummanaya Blow Hole (in Kudawella) and Handunugoda Tea Estate (in Ahangama). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Tangalle Lagoon, and kick back and relax at Amanwella Silent Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mirissa online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hikkaduwa to Mirissa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tissamaharama.

Things to do in Mirissa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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3
nights
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka

Tissamaharama ©
Tourism in Tissamaharama revolves around the town's vast historic and cultural heritage, with the surroundings of scenic paddy fields adding to the ambiance.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bundala National Park. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kataragama Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tissamaharama holiday site.

Traveling by car from Mirissa to Tissamaharama takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 1st (Fri), you're off to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Tissamaharama

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Kataragama Temple
4.3

2
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Tiruchirappalli, India

Tiruchirappalli ©

Rockfort City

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 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Mukkombu and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Samayapuram Mariamman Temple.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tiruchirappalli trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tissamaharama to Tiruchirappalli with the Route module. In January in Tiruchirappalli, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Religious Site
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
4.5

2
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Kannur, India

Kannur ©

Land of Looms and Lores

A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll around Sea View Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, and finally take in the views from Thalassery Sea Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Kannur City Center, then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos, and then kick back and relax at Baby Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kannur road trip planning app.

You can fly from Tiruchirappalli to Kannur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Kannur

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Thottada Beach
4.4
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Fort St. Angelos
4.2

9
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Goa, India

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cavelossim Beach, Benaulim Beach, Baga Beach, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Mahalaxmi Temple and Christ Rei (Christ the King) Chapel. Escape the urban bustle at Majorda Beach and Goa Kayaking - Day Tours. There's still lots to do: stop by Fontainhas, learn about all things military at Naval Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Arossim Beach, and look for gifts at Shamrock Jewellers.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Goa driving holiday website.

You can fly from Kannur to Goa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. January in Goa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Must see
Majorda Beach
4.5
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Arossim Beach
4.6

2
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Gokarna, India

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 15th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach and then kick back and relax at Half Moon Beach. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Shiva Cave, kick back and relax at Kudle Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gokarna trip planner.

Drive from Goa to Gokarna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Paradise Beach
4.3
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Half Moon Beach
4.5

5
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Hampi, India

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Group of Monuments at Hampi and Shivlinga. Elephant Stables and Monkey Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, admire the striking features of Lotus Mahal, take in the dramatic natural features at Matanga Hill, and don't miss a visit to Dasara Dibba.

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Drive from Gokarna to Hampi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January in Hampi, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashik.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Must see
Monkey Temple
4.6

6
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Nashik, India

Nashik ©

Wine Capital of India

Whether you want to tour important religious sites or explore the city's 22 wineries, you'll have no shortage of things to do in Nashik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple and Dixit Wada Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kalaram Temple and Baba's Chavadi. Take a break from Nashik with a short trip to Dwarkamai Masjid in Shirdi, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saptashrungi Devi, explore the fascinating underground world of Pandavleni Caves, admire the striking features of Someshwar Temple, and learn about winemaking at Vallonne Vineyards Pvt. Ltd..

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nashik trip planner.

You can fly from Hampi to Nashik in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

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Saptashrungi Devi
4.6
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Dixit Wada Museum
4.6

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