11 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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Fly
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Madurai
— 1 night
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chennai
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple and then head outdoors with Chella Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madurai travel route builder tool.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect Madurai to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Coimbatore Golf Club as well as Baba Cinemas [ Archana & Darsana ] Theatres. Explore hidden gems such as Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple and Triumph Expeditions Private Limited. Get in touch with nature at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park and Siruvani Falls and Dam. There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and take in the spiritual surroundings of Masaniamman Temple.

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You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Madurai in July, with highs in Coimbatore at 37°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ketti Valley View and Upper Bhavani Lake. Visiting Emerald Lake and Ooty Lake will get you outdoors. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple and admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online tour planner.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Coimbatore in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chennai.
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Chennai — 3 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Marina Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Covelong Beach and Breezy Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Chennai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In July, Chennai is somewhat warmer than Ooty (Udhagamandalam) - with highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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Tamil Nadu travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
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