11 days in South India Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Bus
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Kozhikode
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Bring the kids along to Walking tours and Pazhamudhir Solai. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Madurai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough 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 6th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple and then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple and then pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coimbatore online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Shopping
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Government Botanical Garden and Government Rose Garden. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Pykara Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel route app.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is little chillier than Coimbatore - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kozhikode.
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Parks · Nature
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Kozhikode — 3 nights

City of Spices

Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Bring the kids along to Kozhikode Beach and Kappad Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tali Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Beypore Beach, and get some fabulous bargains at HiLite Mall.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kozhikode trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kozhikode in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in October, with highs in Kozhikode at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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