8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Alappuzha
— 3 nights
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Munnar
— 1 night
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Madurai
— 1 night
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Rameswaram
— 1 night
5
Raichur
— 1 day

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Get outdoors at Kerala Backwaters and Mararikulam Beach. Visit Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: stop by Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha online route planner.

Mysuru (Mysore) to Alappuzha is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In December, Alappuzha is a bit warmer than Mysuru (Mysore) - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar road trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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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 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at Prema Vilas, then browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madurai holiday builder tool.

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 little chillier 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 go by car 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

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then stop by Kalam Sea Shell Mart, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rameswaram trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Raichur.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Kalam Sea Shell Mart ©
Kalam Sea Shell Mart

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Raichur

Raichur
Raichur is a city municipality in the district of Raichur in the south indian state of Karnataka. To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Raichur travel route tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rameswaram to Raichur. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Raichur

Historic Sites
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