8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Coimbatore
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Chikmagalur
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
4
Goa
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Chennai

3
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Moddy's Chocolates, Botanical Gardens, &more), Palakkad (Kalpathy Temple & Sree Viswanatha Swamy Temple) and Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu (in Mannarkkad). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kari Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore visit planner.

Chennai to Coimbatore is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. April in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), Palakkad, Government Botanical Garden, Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), then get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

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Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Coimbatore in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chikmagalur.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

1
night
Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur ©
Located at the foot of the highest mountain range in the state, the city of Chikamagalur features a number of natural and man-made attractions of rich variety.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kodandaramaswami Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mullayanagiri, and then steep yourself in history at Jamalabad Fort.

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Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Chikmagalur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Goa.

Things to do in Chikmagalur

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Jamalabad Fort ©
Jamalabad Fort
Mullayanagiri ©
Mullayanagiri
Kodandaramaswami Temple ©
Kodandaramaswami Temple

2
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Agonda Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Shelter Agonda. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of AUGUSTIN Studio & Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palolem Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Goa road trip planning website.

You can drive from Chikmagalur to Goa in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Goa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Animal Shelter Agonda ©
Animal Shelter Agonda

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