59 days in India Itinerary

59 days in India Itinerary

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Amritsar
— 1 night
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New Delhi
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 1 night
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Ranthambore National Park
— 3 nights
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Agra
— 1 night
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Varanasi
— 2 nights
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Darjeeling
— 2 nights
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Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 2 nights
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Bhubaneswar
— 2 nights
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Konark
— 1 night
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Puri
— 4 nights
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Chennai
— 3 nights
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Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
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Vellore
— 1 night
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Pondicherry
— 1 night
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Kumbakonam
— 1 night
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Thanjavur
— 1 night
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Tiruchirappalli
— 2 nights
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Munnar
— 2 nights
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Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Courtallam
— 2 nights
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Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
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Kovalam
— 2 nights
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
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Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
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Bengaluru
— 3 nights
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Hyderabad
— 1 night
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Mumbai
— 1 night
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Thrissur
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Amritsar

Amritsar ©

Golden City

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

To find out how to plan a trip to Amritsar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Amritsar is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Amritsar is 5.5 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: high temperatures in Amritsar hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham, admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New Delhi sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
India Gate ©
India Gate

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Jaipur

Jaipur

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
On the 3rd (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, take an in-depth tour of City Palace of Jaipur, then contemplate the long history of Amber Palace, and finally stop by Royal Spices And Tea.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ranthambore National Park.

Things to do in Jaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

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Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park ©
Named for the historic fortress it contains, Ranthambore National Park remains one of the best places to view tigers in their natural jungle habitat.
Ranthambore National Park is known for wildlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, look for gifts at Village Women Craft, get in on the family fun at Wild Dragon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Surwal Lake.

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You can drive from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Agra.

Things to do in Ranthambore National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve ©
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Village Women Craft ©
Village Women Craft
Ranthambore Fort ©
Ranthambore Fort

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Agra

Agra

Taj City

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, then admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, and then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mina Masjid, then don't miss a visit to Diwan E Aam, and then tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Agra day trip planning site.

Drive from Ranthambore National Park to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Agra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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Varanasi

Spiritual Capital of India

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Varanasi

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©

Queen of the Hills

The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Japanese Peace Pagoda, get to know the resident critters at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, then browse the exhibits of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakal Temple. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Happy Valley Tea Estate and then make a trip to Batasia Loop.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling itinerary planner.

You can fly from Varanasi to Darjeeling in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Darjeeling can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Darjeeling

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Peace Pagoda ©
Japanese Peace Pagoda
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Mahakal Temple ©
Mahakal Temple

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

City of Joy

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the views from Howrah Bridge and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Darjeeling to Kolkata (Calcutta) in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bhubaneswar.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Kumartuli ©
Kumartuli
Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew ©
Sri Sri Iswar Madan Mohan Jew

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Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar ©

Temple City of India

A major pilgrimage center for both Hindus and Buddhists, Bhubaneswar boasts a dazzling number of holy sites, temples, and shrines.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Udayagiri Caves.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bhubaneswar trip planner.

Getting from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bhubaneswar by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bhubaneswar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Konark.

Things to do in Bhubaneswar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple ©
Shree Ram Mandir ©
Shree Ram Mandir
Dhauli Giri Hills ©
Dhauli Giri Hills

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Konark

Konark ©
Famous for its colossal sun temple, protected as a World Heritage Site, the small town of Konark sits just a short drive from the coast of Odisha.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ramchandi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramachandi Temple, then kick back and relax at Chandrabhaga Beach, and finally examine the collection at Konark Museum. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Konark Sun Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Konark trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bhubaneswar to Konark takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Konark can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Puri.

Things to do in Konark

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chandrabhaga Beach ©
Chandrabhaga Beach
Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Konark Museum ©
Konark Museum

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Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
Change things up with a short trip to Mangalajodi in Khurda (about 2h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Puri Beach, wander the streets of Raghurajpur Artist Village, steep yourself in history at Bedi Hanuman Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagannath Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Puri travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Konark to Puri by car takes about an hour. In August in Puri, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Puri

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Konark Beach ©
Konark Beach
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Raghurajpur Artist Village ©
Raghurajpur Artist Village

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Chennai

Chennai ©

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Chennai is known for historic sites, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chennai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Puri to Chennai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Chennai, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Vadapalani Murugan Temple ©
Vadapalani Murugan Temple

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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.
Mahabalipuram is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, make a trip to Pancha Rathas, steep yourself in history at Descent Of The Ganges, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shore Temple.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Mahabalipuram are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Vellore.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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Vellore

Vellore ©
An assortment of temples and a large historic fort generate a good deal of Vellore's tourism--as do the top hospitals of this dry, sunny city.
On the 27th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nemili Sri Bala Peetam, then steep yourself in history at Vellore Fort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalakandeswarar Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vellore day trip site.

Traveling by car from Mahabalipuram to Vellore takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mahabalipuram in August: highs in Vellore hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Vellore

Highlights from your plan
Jalakandeswarar Temple ©
Jalakandeswarar Temple
Nemili Sri Bala Peetam ©
Nemili Sri Bala Peetam
Vellore Fort ©
Vellore Fort

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry

Europe of India

South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pondicherry day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Vellore to Pondicherry takes 3.5 hours. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Kumbakonam.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam ©
A notable temple town, Kumbakonam harbors a wealth of Hindu buildings dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uppiliappan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Airavatesvara Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sarangapani Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suriyanar Koil.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kumbakonam online vacation planner.

Getting from Pondicherry to Kumbakonam by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Kumbakonam, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Kumbakonam

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai ©
Uppiliappan Temple ©
Uppiliappan Temple

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Thanjavur

Thanjavur

Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu

A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thanjavur online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kumbakonam to Thanjavur in 1.5 hours. In August in Thanjavur, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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Tiruchirappalli

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.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ayyappan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vekkali Amman Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahmapureeswarar Temple, then don't miss a visit to Ayyanar Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tiruchirappalli trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Thanjavur to Tiruchirappalli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tiruchirappalli, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Highlights from your plan
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple
Sri Ayyappan Temple ©
Sri Ayyappan Temple

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Munnar

Munnar ©

Southern Spice

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and finally admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, then delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, and finally browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tiruchirappalli in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Munnar: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, then stroll around Bryant Park, and finally go for a walk through Coakers Walk. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dynasty, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Kodaikanal journey maker tool.

You can drive from Munnar to Kodaikanal in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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Madurai

Madurai ©

Athens of the East

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai day trip planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Madurai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Courtallam.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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Courtallam

Courtallam ©
Kuttralam or Kuttalam, Spa of South India, is a panchayat town situated at a mean elevation of 160m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Courtallam and then admire the sheer force of Five Falls Courtallam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Thiru Kutrala Natha Swamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Tenkasi Kasi Viswanathar Temple.

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

Getting from Madurai to Courtallam by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Madurai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Courtallam, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Courtallam

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Courtallam ©
Courtallam
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©

Cape Comorin

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point, make a trip to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally make a trip to Gandhi Memorial.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kanyakumari online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Courtallam to Kanyakumari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Rock cut temple. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kovalam vacation builder website.

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Kovalam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Kovalam are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Rock cut temple ©
Rock cut temple
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple ©
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©

Evergreen City of India

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananthankadu Nagaraja Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shanghumukham Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes an hour. September in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg)
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Raja's Seat and then head outdoors with Mandalpatti.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodagu (Coorg) vacation builder tool.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kodagu (Coorg) by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

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Mandalpatti
Mandalpatti
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

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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.
Take a break from Mysuru (Mysore) with a short trip to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga in Srirangapatna, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Planet Earth Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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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.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, and get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bengaluru online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Childrens Museums
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Centenary Methodist Church. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Subramanya Swamy Temple and then get in on the family fun at Ramoji Film City.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hyderabad trip planner.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Hyderabad in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mumbai.

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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir

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Mumbai

Mumbai

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai online day trip planner.

Getting from Hyderabad to Mumbai by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will leave for Thrissur on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thrissur: Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram & Guruvayur Temple) and Athirappilly (Vazhachal Falls & Thumboormuzhi Garden). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple and kick back and relax at Snehatheeram Beach.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Thrissur visit planner.

Fly from Mumbai to Thrissur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple

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