24 days in Tamil Nadu & Bengaluru Itinerary

24 days in Tamil Nadu & Bengaluru Itinerary

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 9 nights
Fly
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Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mahabalipuram
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kodaikanal
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 1 night

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
You've now added Government Botanical Garden to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Government Rose Garden and then admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel route planner.

Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 2.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in October, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 9 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Your day by day itinerary now includes Government Botanical Garden. Take a break from the city and head to Doddabetta Peak and Cairn Hill. Sree Dhanwanthari Temple and All Saints Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Ooty (Udhagamandalam) further: explore the activities along Pykara Lake, make a trip to Annamalai Murugan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, and admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour itinerary maker.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Bengaluru.
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Bengaluru — 2 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Bangalore Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru journey planner.

You can fly from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bengaluru in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mahabalipuram.
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Mahabalipuram — 3 nights

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. The structures showcase the decoration and form of early Dravidian architecture, and their distinctive designs, striking coloration, and scale still create an evocative atmosphere when studied closely and when seen as a whole.
You've added Pancha Rathas, The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Covelong Beach and Mahabalipuram Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Bhima Ratha.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram holiday builder site.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Mahabalipuram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mahabalipuram, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chennai.
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Chennai — 3 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Your list of things to see and do now includes VGP Snow Kingdom, San Thome Church, Besant Nagar Beach, and other attractions. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Live Art Museum and admire the landmark architecture of University of Madras.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai journey maker tool.

Getting from Mahabalipuram to Chennai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daytime highs in Chennai are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can fly to Kanyakumari.
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Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:

Kanyakumari — 2 nights

Cape Comorin

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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You can fly from Chennai to Kanyakumari in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Rameswaram.
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Rameswaram — 2 nights

A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and then don't miss a visit to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Villoondi Tirtham.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rameswaram trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kodaikanal.
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Kodaikanal — 1 night

Princess of Hill Stations

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Kodaikanal, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
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Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
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