11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip itinerary planner
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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
Drive to Madurai Airport, Fly to Chennai

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Madurai — 2 nights

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 as well as Koodal Azhagar Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

To see maps and other tourist information, read Madurai online trip itinerary builder.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Tours
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Coimbatore — 2 nights

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
You've added Marudamalai Temple, Government Botanical Garden, Adiyogi Shiva, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adiyogi Shiva. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden and then get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore road trip planning website.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 3 nights

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Stephen's Church and Tea Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in January, things will get little chillier in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Munnar — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Anamudi Peak.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Munnar online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Munnar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, Munnar is a bit warmer than Ooty (Udhagamandalam) - with highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Theni.
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Side Trip
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Theni — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Meghamalai - High Wavy Mountains.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Theni day trip tool.

Drive from Munnar to Theni in 3 hours. When traveling from Munnar in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Theni: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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