13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
1
Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
2
Jalgaon
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Kalyan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  3​h
6
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Chennai
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
9
Tirupati
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Rankala Lake, then admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bhavani Mandap.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kolhapur trip planner .

Pune to Kolhapur is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jalgaon.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Nature Parks
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Rankala Lake ©
Rankala Lake
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Bhavani Mandap ©
Bhavani Mandap

1
night
Jalgaon

Jalgaon
Jalgaon is a major city in western India, located in north of Maharashtra state within region of Khandesh. To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jalgaon travel tool .

You can drive from Kolhapur to Jalgaon in 12 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll set off for Kalyan on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Jalgaon

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
Kalyan

Kalyan ©
Kalyan is a city in the Thane District of Maharashtra state in Konkan division. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stop by Japani Bazaar, then appreciate the history behind Sai Vasan Shah Darbar, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Metro Junction Mall.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jalgaon to Kalyan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kalyan

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ulhasnagar
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Metro Junction Mall ©
Metro Junction Mall
Sai Vasan Shah Darbar ©
Sai Vasan Shah Darbar

4
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at KidZania Mumbai. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, wander the streets of Colaba, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalyan to Mumbai in 1.5 hours. In February in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Food Tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
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 14th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Madurai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip maker website .

Take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach

1
night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kanyakumari road trip site .

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Chennai (Madras).
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwar Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chennai (Madras) day trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kanyakumari to Chennai (Madras) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kanyakumari in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chennai (Madras), with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Chennai

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

1
day
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tirumala Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Talakona Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tirupati trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Chennai (Madras) to Tirupati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Tirupati are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Talakona Waterfall ©
Talakona Waterfall
Tirumala Temple ©
Tirumala Temple
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

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