8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mysuru (Mysore)
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
5
Raichur
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Mysuru (Mysore)

3
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Do your shopping at Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop and Kerala Album Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Kerala Backwaters and Mararikulam Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Alappuzha Beach.

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Mysuru (Mysore) to Alappuzha is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in December, with highs in Alappuzha at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kerala Album Art Gallery, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
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 (Wed): view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Mistletoe art Gallery ©
Mistletoe art Gallery

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for gifts at Prema Vilas, then buy something for everyone on your list at Majesty Cine Mall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Madurai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Munnar in January, plan for slightly colder days in Madurai, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Shopping
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Prema Vilas ©
Prema Vilas

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 3rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, stop by Kalam Sea Shell Mart, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Raichur.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Kalam Sea Shell Mart ©
Kalam Sea Shell Mart

1
day
Raichur

Raichur
Raichur is a city municipality in the district of Raichur in the south indian state of Karnataka. To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Raichur road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Rameswaram to Raichur with the Route module. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Raichur

Historic Sites
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