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

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Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 4 nights
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, and don't miss a visit to Arittapatti Shivan Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madurai holiday planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Madurai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Tours
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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga, see the sights as you ascend with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, relax and rejuvenate at Isha Yoga Center, and appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coimbatore vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Spas · Trails · Tours
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sim`s Park in Coonoor (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, get some fabulous bargains at Jai's King Star, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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