12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5 h
1
Bengaluru
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Madikeri
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Sakleshpur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Udupi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Gokarna
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Badami
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Hampi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: New Delhi

1
day
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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip builder site .

New Delhi to Bengaluru is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Bengaluru: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple ©
Sree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple

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.
To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) tour itinerary maker app .

Drive from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in February: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off toMadikeri.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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2
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): head outdoors with Mandalpatti, take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls, and then tee off at Mercara Downs Golf Club. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Makkala Gudi Betta, take in the awesome beauty at Kote Betta, and then head outdoors with Kote Abbey waterfalls.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madikeri trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sakleshpur.

Things to do in Madikeri

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Makkala Gudi Betta
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Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Kote Betta ©
Kote Betta

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night
Sakleshpur

Sakleshpur ©
Sakleshpura or Sakleshapura is a hill station town and headquarters of Sakleshapura Taluk in Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka..EconomyThe town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Manjehalli Waterfalls, then don't miss a visit to Manjarabad Fort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bettada Byraveshwara Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sakleshpur holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Madikeri to Sakleshpur takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Udupi.

Things to do in Sakleshpur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bettada Byraveshwara Temple ©
Bettada Byraveshwara Temple
Manjarabad Fort ©
Manjarabad Fort

1
night
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pajaka Kshetra, admire the striking features of Venugopal Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Indrani Panchadurga Parameshwari Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandramoulishwar Temple.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Udupi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Sakleshpur to Udupi takes 4 hours. In February in Udupi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gokarna.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Venugopal Temple
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Pajaka Kshetra ©
Pajaka Kshetra
Chandramoulishwar Temple ©
Chandramoulishwar Temple

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nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Om Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gokarna online route planner .

Drive from Udupi to Gokarna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Badami.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple

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night
Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): Head underground at Badami Cave Temples, delve into the distant past at Ravana pahad, steep yourself in history at Group of Monuments in Pattadakal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple, then steep yourself in history at Mallikarjuna Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jambulingeshwara Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Badami trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Gokarna to Badami takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pattadakal
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Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal ©
Group of Monuments in Pattadakal
Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple ©
Kashivishveshar Shiva Temple

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Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Step off the beaten path and head to Group of Monuments at Hampi and Elephant Stables. Achyutaraya Temple and Vitthala Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, identify plant and animal life at Daroji Bear Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Ganagitti Jain Temple, and pause for some photo ops at Bheema's Gate.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hampi itinerary builder .

You can drive from Badami to Hampi in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Hampi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple
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Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi
Achyutaraya Temple ©
Achyutaraya Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables

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