11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

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Fly
1
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Bus
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive
5
Theni
— 1 night
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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 Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, then gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Madurai trip planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Tours
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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.
You've added Government Botanical Garden, Adiyogi Shiva, Marudamalai Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adiyogi Shiva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden and then stroll through Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Coimbatore trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pykara Lake as well as Ooty Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Emerald Lake and Doddabetta Peak. Attractions like St. Stephen's Church and Tea Museum make great kid-friendly stops.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in January, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Munnar — 1 night

Southern Spice

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Anamudi Peak.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munnar itinerary planner.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Munnar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in January, with highs in Munnar at 38°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Theni.
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Theni — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Meghamalai - High Wavy Mountains.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Theni trip planner.

Getting from Munnar to Theni by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Munnar in January, plan for slightly colder days in Theni, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.
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