10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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1
Chennai
— 1 day
2
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
3
Vellore
— Few hours
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
5
Rameswaram
— 1 day
6
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
7
Alappuzha
— 1 night
8
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights

1
day
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, kick back and relax at Marina Beach, thenadmire the striking features of San Thome Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chennai road trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Chennai is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 11.5 hours traveling from Dallas to Chennai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in January, things will get warmer in Chennai: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church

1
night
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailasanathar Temple, contemplate the long history of Ekambareswarar Temple, and then admire the striking features of Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kanchipuram travel route tool.

You can drive from Chennai to Kanchipuram in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Kanchipuram can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vellore.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Ekambareswarar Temple ©
Ekambareswarar Temple
Kailasanathar Temple ©
Kailasanathar Temple
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple ©
Sri Varadharaja Perumal Temple

few
hours
Vellore

Vellore ©
An assortment of temples and a large historic fort generate a good deal of Vellore's tourism--as do the top hospitals of this dry, sunny city.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalakandeswarar Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Vellore trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Kanchipuram to Vellore takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Kanchipuram in January, plan for little chillier days in Vellore, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Vellore

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Jalakandeswarar Temple ©
Jalakandeswarar Temple

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): make a trip to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, look for gifts at Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, thenkick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Pondicherry trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Vellore to Pondicherry in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
day
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): snap pictures at Pamban bridge, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, thenkick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rameswaram route planning app.

Getting from Pondicherry to Rameswaram by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, thenpause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, thenkick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari road trip planning tool.

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, thenstroll through Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alappuzha trip builder app.

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Jain Temple, Alleppey ©
Jain Temple, Alleppey

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thenstroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 5th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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