8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
3
Kannur
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Pune
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary builder tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get a bit cooler in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 40°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Museums
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Museum.

Make your Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in May, expect nights in Mysuru (Mysore) to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

3
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Azhikkal Beach. Science Park and Arakkal Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, make a splash at Vismaya Water Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Pallikkunnu Church, and stroll through Ezhara Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kannur online travel planner .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kannur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Azhikkal Beach
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

1
night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surayanarayana Temple, engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bengaluru day trip planning tool .

Getting from Kannur to Bengaluru by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pune.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat ©
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat

1
night
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Darshan Museum, see the interesting displays at Pune Tribal Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at National War Museum, then see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pune trip planner .

You can fly from Bengaluru to Pune in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pune

Museums Historic Sites
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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
National War Museum ©
National War Museum

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