10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
4
Bengaluru
— 1 night
5
Pondicherry
— 1 night
6
Chennai
— 1 night

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Hyderabad is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Calvary Temple, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, pause for some photo ops at Charminar, and make a trip to Tadbund Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hyderabad trip itinerary planning tool.

Chennai to Hyderabad is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chennai in September, you will find days in Hyderabad are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Tadbund Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple
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Calvary Temple ©
Calvary Temple
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

2
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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take a tour by water with Keralayathra Tours and Travels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) holiday planner.

Getting from Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Keralayathra Tours and Travels ©
Keralayathra Tours and Travels
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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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 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venugopal Swamy Devalaya.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) online travel route planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in September: high temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

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night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Govardhana Kshetra, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, admire the striking features of Omkareshwarar Temple, then stroll around Cubbon Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru road trip tool.

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Historic Sites
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Cubbon Park ©
Cubbon Park

1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sadhana Forest, take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pondicherry trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Pondicherry in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chennai.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sadhana Forest
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Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade

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night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, kick back and relax at Marina Beach, then admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chennai online itinerary planner.

Getting from Pondicherry to Chennai by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Chennai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
The Theosophical Society ©
The Theosophical Society
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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