28 days in India Itinerary

28 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madurai
— 4 nights
2
Tiruchirappalli
— 2 nights
3
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
4
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
6
Tirunelveli
— 3 nights
7
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
8
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
9
Thanjavur
— 3 nights

4
nights
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.
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple and Pazhamudhir Solai will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madurai: Palani Murugan Temple (in Palani) and Karpagavinayagar Temple (in Karaikudi). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, steep yourself in history at Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madurai online trip maker.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Madurai Airport. In February, daytime highs in Madurai are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tiruchirappalli.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Palani Murugan Temple, Karpagavinayagar Temple, Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Palani Murugan Temple ©
Palani Murugan Temple
Karpagavinayagar Temple ©
Karpagavinayagar Temple

2
nights
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ayyappan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vekkali Amman Temple, and then explore the striking landscape at Rock Fort Temple. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jambukeswarar Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tiruchirappalli route builder website.

You can drive from Madurai to Tiruchirappalli in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Rock Fort Temple ©
Rock Fort Temple
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

3
nights
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 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Agnitheertham, thentake in the views from Pamban bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Rameswaram in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Water Bird Sanctuary ©
Water Bird Sanctuary

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get great views at Pillar Rocks, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Silent Valley View Point, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Berijam Lake, thenlook for gifts at Dynasty, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kodaikanal road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kodaikanal takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

3
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mudumalai National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Karaimadai Ranganathar Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palamalai Ranganathar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) journey tool.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tirunelveli.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Coimbatore
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Palamalai Ranganathar Temple ©
Palamalai Ranganathar Temple
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Mudumalai National Park ©
Mudumalai National Park

3
nights
Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli ©
Tirunelveli ), also known as Nellai and historically descended in the form of a hedge and roof to save the paddy crop of a devotee. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Courtallam Falls and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruchendur Murugan Temple. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Manimutharu Water Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalakkadu Sanctuary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tirunelveli online vacation maker.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Tirunelveli in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in February, Tirunelveli is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Tirunelveli

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vanatirupathi, Courtallam Falls, Thiruchendur Murugan Temple
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Manimutharu Water Falls ©
Manimutharu Water Falls
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple ©
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Padmanabhapuram Palace and Bhagavathy Amman Temple are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil and Shirdhi Sai Baba Temple, Kanyakumari. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, don't miss a visit to Sunset View Point, admire the sheer force of Thirparappu Waterfalls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari.

Planning Kanyakumari trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thirparappu Waterfalls, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mahishasuramardini Cave and Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. Visit Shore Temple and Tiger Cave for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, get to know the resident critters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, explore the fascinating underground world of Trimurti Cave, and admire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mahabalipuram day trip tool.

You can fly from Kanyakumari to Mahabalipuram in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Kanyakumari in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mahabalipuram, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thanjavur.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Covelong Beach, Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 29:
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Mahishasuramardini Cave ©
Mahishasuramardini Cave
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

3
nights
Thanjavur

Thanjavur ©
A bastion of South Indian culture and heritage, Thanjavur entrances visitors from all over the world with its architecture, distinct art style, and the Great Living Chola Temples, landmarks of the city and a World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Thanjavur Royal Palace and Art Gallery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Airavatesvara Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uppiliappan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ramalingaswami Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, and then pause for some photo ops at Gangaikonda Cholapuram.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thanjavur tour planner.

Drive from Mahabalipuram to Thanjavur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February in Thanjavur, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Thanjavur

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kumbakonam, Uppiliappan Temple
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Airavatesvara Temple ©
Airavatesvara Temple
Brihadeeswara Temple ©
Brihadeeswara Temple
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple ©
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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