5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Bengaluru
Bengaluru
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Bengaluru

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then take a stroll through Malleswaram, and then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bengaluru trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bengaluru. In March in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Mysuru (Mysore).

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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Malleswaram ©
Malleswaram

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then explore the activities along Karanji Lake.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) day trip planning site .

Getting from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bengaluru in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Mysuru (Mysore), with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

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Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Karanji Lake ©
Karanji Lake

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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.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in March, you will find days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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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 27th (Tue): go for a walk through Coakers Walk, get great views at Pillar Rocks, and then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kodaikanal online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kodaikanal: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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