11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
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Mangalore
— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple as well as Kalamegaperumal Temple. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kalamegaperumal Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Madurai road trip planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Madurai are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Cools Spa has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at Cools Spa, gain insight at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Koniamman Temple. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mundhi Vinayagur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Coimbatore.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madurai to Coimbatore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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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.
Attractions like St. Stephen's Church and Government Botanical Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Amble with Anne and M&N Chocolate Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Elk Hill Murugan Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Thread Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online road trip planner.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mangalore.
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Mangalore — 2 nights

A gateway to the coastal region, Mangalore has long served as a stop-off point on maritime trade routes, and remains a major port city today.
Family-friendly places like Tannirbhavi Beach and Sasihithlu Beach will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as NITK Lighthouse and Panambur Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Milagres Church and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Yogishwar Mutt.

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You can fly from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mangalore in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daily temperatures in Mangalore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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