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

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

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 5 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.
Attractions like Chella Tours and Walking tours make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Samanar Hills, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall.

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Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Madurai when traveling from Bengaluru in November, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 3 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kids will enjoy Triumph Expeditions Private Limited and Marudamalai Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Siruvani Falls and Dam and Thoonakkadavu Lake. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, and browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall.

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Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 5 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.
Get outdoors at Pykara Lake and Ooty Lake. Attractions like Government Botanical Garden and Glenmorgan make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bandipur to see Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, admire the natural beauty at Government Rose Garden, admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Elk Hill Murugan Temple.

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Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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