11 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)
— 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.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Kishkintha Garments, and browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madurai road trip app.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to 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.
Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu (in Mannarkkad) and Jain Temple Palghat (in Palakkad). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, browse the different shops at Silver Palace, and take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Coonoor (Sim`s Park & Dolphin's Nose). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, ponder the design of Adam's Fountain, get some fabulous bargains at Jai's King Star, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ayyappan Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) holiday planner.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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