10 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Theni
— 1 day
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
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Drive to Coimbatore International Airport, Fly to Chennai International Airport, Drive to Tiruvallur
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Tiruvallur
— 1 night
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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.
To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai road trip tool.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. In July, Madurai is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Theni.
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Theni — 1 day

On the 18th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Meghamalai - High Wavy Mountains.

To plan Theni vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Madurai to Theni in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 2 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 19th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Siruvani Falls and Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Ayyappan Temple, and then see the sights as you ascend with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Theni to Coimbatore in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, Coimbatore is a bit cooler than Theni - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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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 off the beaten path and head to Ketti Valley View and Emerald Lake. Escape the urban bustle at Upper Bhavani Lake and Ooty Lake. It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Coimbatore in July: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Tiruvallur.
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Tiruvallur — 1 night

Tiruvallur is a city near Chennai and Grade I municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaacheeswarar Temple Thirupachur and then don't miss a visit to Lord Veeraraghava Perumal Temple. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tripuranthaka Swamy Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiruvallur road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Tiruvallur. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July; daily highs in Tiruvallur reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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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