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

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

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Madurai
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Coimbatore
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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Madurai — 1 night

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 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Samanar Hills and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madurai day trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in September; daily highs in Madurai reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Triumph Expeditions Private Limited and Siruvani Falls and Dam. Kids will enjoy Marudamalai Temple and Kovai Kutralam Water Falls. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Adiyogi Shiva, and buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Pykara Lake and Government Botanical Garden. Get in touch with nature at Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve and Doddabetta Peak. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Coimbatore in September, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 31°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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