8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

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New Delhi
— 1 night
2
Tirumala
— 1 day
3
Mahabalipuram
— 1 night
4
Pondicherry
— 1 night
5
Rameswaram
— 1 night
6
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights

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night
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): browse the different shops at The Great India Place, thensteep yourself in history at Raj Ghat, and then contemplate the long history of Rajpath. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Hauz Khas Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chhatarpur Temple, thenbrowse the different shops at DLF Mall Of India, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Delhi trip maker website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New Delhi. In October, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Tirumala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Noida
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Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple
DLF Mall Of India ©
DLF Mall Of India
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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Tirumala

Tirumala ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tirumala route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Delhi to Tirumala. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Tirumala

Historic Sites
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Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple ©
Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple

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night
Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, make a trip to Arjuna's Penance, take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Cave Temple, thenappreciate the history behind Descent Of The Ganges, and finally see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabalipuram trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tirumala to Mahabalipuram takes 5 hours. In October in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Museums
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India Seashell Museum ©
India Seashell Museum
Descent Of The Ganges ©
Descent Of The Ganges
Varaha Cave Temple ©
Varaha Cave Temple

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Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at New Church of our Lady of Lourdes, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry trip maker.

You can drive from Mahabalipuram to Pondicherry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

New Church of our Lady of Lourdes
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Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges ©
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges
Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach
New Church of our Lady of Lourdes ©
New Church of our Lady of Lourdes

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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 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Adam's Bridge, thensee the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Rameswaram takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Nature Parks Museums
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Adam's Bridge ©
Adam's Bridge
Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, thenkick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vattakotai Beach, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kanyakumari online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. October in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

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