10 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 4 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
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Madurai — 2 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and then make a trip to Arittapatti Shivan Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Madurai sightseeing planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Madurai to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 4 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga, do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, visit Codissia Trade Fair Complex, and relax and rejuvenate at Isha Yoga Center.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Trails
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 3 nights

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.
Step out of Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to go to Coonoor and see Sim`s Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip planning website.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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