17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kozhikode
Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Hyderabad
— 4 nights
Drive:  13 h
2
Dandeli
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Gokarna
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Shimoga
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Udupi
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Kozhikode

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Puri Jagannath Temple and Spas. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, identify plant and animal life at Mrigavani Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at Surendrapuri, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at KBR National Park.

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Kozhikode to Hyderabad is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kozhikode in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Hyderabad, with lows of 25°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dandeli.

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Parks Nature Museums
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Puri Jagannath Temple ©
Puri Jagannath Temple
KBR National Park ©
KBR National Park
Surendrapuri ©
Surendrapuri

1
night
Dandeli

Dandeli ©
Dandeli is a town in Uttara Kannada (ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ) district of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ), India, in the Western Ghats region.DescriptionA significant part of Dandeli's population consists of economic migrants from all over India, especially the north/south Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and many districts of the Karnataka state. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Hyderabad to Dandeli. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dandeli when traveling from Hyderabad in April, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Gokarna.

Things to do in Dandeli

Wildlife Parks
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Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

3
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Half Moon Beach and Eco Beach. Explore Gokarna's surroundings by going to Shree Benne Mahaganapati Temple Kaikatgeri (in Honnavar) and Shri Aryadurga Temple (in Ankola). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Om Beach, Head underground at Shiva Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabaleswara Temple, and stroll through Kudle Beach.

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Traveling by car from Dandeli to Gokarna takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Shimoga.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Honnavar, Shri Aryadurga Temple
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple

3
nights
Shimoga

Shimoga ©
With access to many natural attractions in the Western Ghats, Shivamogga tourism rarely focuses on the city itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kudajadri Hills and Dabbe Falls. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kavaledurga.

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You can drive from Gokarna to Shimoga in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Udupi.

Things to do in Shimoga

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kavaledurga ©
Kavaledurga
Kudajadri Hills ©
Kudajadri Hills
Dabbe Falls ©
Dabbe Falls

4
nights
Udupi

Udupi ©
Though its cuisine has spread throughout the country and beyond, Udupi retains a small-town charm.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kapu Beach and Sasihithlu Beach. Explore Udupi's surroundings by going to Mangalore (Infant Jesus Shrine, Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at St. Mary's Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Laxmi Venkatesha Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Padubidri Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Stella Maris Church.

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You can drive from Shimoga to Udupi in 4 hours. In April in Udupi, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Udupi

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mangalore, Venugopal Temple, St. Mary's Island
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Kapu Beach ©
Kapu Beach
Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple ©
Shree Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple
Pilikula Nisargadhama ©
Pilikula Nisargadhama

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