8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h
1
Tirupati
— 1 night
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Tirupati

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 25th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON - Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir.

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

New Delhi to Tirupati is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites
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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 27th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rameswaram holiday planner.

You can drive from Tirupati to Rameswaram in 9.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and finally step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

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Take a train from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai

3
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 30th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Moyar River, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Ooty Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Murugan Temple, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at CSI St Thomas Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) road trip website .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Madurai in October, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moyar River
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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