7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner.

Ahmedabad to Madurai is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Madurai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adam's Bridge as well as Five-Faced Hanuman Temple. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the views from Pamban bridge, then examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Adam's Bridge, explore the activities along Agnitheertham, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rameswaram holiday planning tool.

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Five-Faced Hanuman Temple
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Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then see the interesting displays at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, and finally get great views at Sunset View Point.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Rock cut temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam trip planning website.

You can take a train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Kovalam are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rock cut temple
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Rock cut temple ©
Rock cut temple
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple ©
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally stop by Keralashopee.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes an hour. September in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

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