29 days in South India Itinerary

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
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Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive
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Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 4 nights
Drive
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Madikeri
— 3 nights
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Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Taxi to Bengaluru, Fly to Tirupati
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Tirupati
— 2 nights
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Hyderabad
— 4 nights
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) — 2 nights

Evergreen City of India

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kovalam Beach and Varkala Cliff. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala Beach (in Varkala Town) and Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam). There's more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planning tool.

Atlanta, USA to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 10.5 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with lows of 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.
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Thekkady — 3 nights

Attractions like Periyar Tiger Reserve and Green Park Spices Thekkady make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Junction, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ayur Sparsh, and examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Thekkady route planner.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.
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Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Nature
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Munnar — 2 nights

Southern Spice

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Munnar planning website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.
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Kodaikanal — 1 night

Princess of Hill Stations

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple and then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kodaikanal trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kodaikanal takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Munnar, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kodaikanal, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 3 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Government Botanical Garden and Ooty Lake. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) road trip tool.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kodaikanal in June, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).
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Mysuru (Mysore) — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Karnataka

Family-friendly places like Mysuru Palace and Brindavan Garden will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church, and look for gifts at Badsha Stores - The Silk Experience Since 1965.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Mysuru (Mysore), expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Madikeri.
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Madikeri — 3 nights

Attractions like Abbi Falls and Devaragundi Falls make great kid-friendly stops.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Bengaluru.
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Bengaluru — 3 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Kids will enjoy Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Bannerghatta National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, and explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madikeri to Bengaluru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Tirupati.
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Tirupati — 2 nights

On the 2nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Varahaswami Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govindarajaswami Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tirupati journey builder site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bengaluru to Tirupati in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Hyderabad.
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Hyderabad — 4 nights

City of Pearls

Kids will appreciate attractions like Birla Mandir and Ramoji Film City. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, and pause for some photo ops at Charminar.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hyderabad sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Tirupati to Hyderabad in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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