12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madurai
— 3 nights
2
Coimbatore
— 3 nights
3
Coonoor
— 2 nights
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights

3
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
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 Gandhi Memorial Museum as well as FoodiesDayOut. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Devil's Kitchen and Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil. Change things up with a short trip to Anjaneyar Temple in Dindigul (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Samanar Hills, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, don't miss a visit to Kalamegaperumal Temple, and look for gifts at Prema Vilas.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Madurai: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Dindigul, Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple
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Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil ©
Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil
Samanar Hills ©
Samanar Hills
FoodiesDayOut ©
FoodiesDayOut

3
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
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 Gedee Car Museum. Get outdoors at Velliangiri Mountains and Triumph Expeditions. Explore hidden gems such as Marudamalai Temple and Masaniamman Temple. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Dhanwanthari Temple, get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, and admire the sheer force of Siruvani Falls and Dam.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coimbatore trip maker tool.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Coonoor.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sree Dhanwanthari Temple
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Velliangiri Mountains ©
Velliangiri Mountains
Triumph Expeditions ©
Triumph Expeditions

2
nights
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, get some fabulous bargains at Brooklands Tea Factory & Factory Outlet, take in the dramatic scenery at Laws Falls, thenplay a few rounds at Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course, thenlook for gifts at The Shop, and finally experience rural life at Tranquilitea Gourmet Nilgiri Teas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Dolphin's Nose, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rangaswamy Peak and Pillar, thencruise along Kodanadu View Point, and finally hike along Longwood Shola.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coonoor trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Coimbatore to Coonoor by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Coonoor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coonoor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kotagiri, Kodanadu View Point
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Rangaswamy Peak and Pillar ©
Rangaswamy Peak and Pillar
Kodanadu View Point ©
Kodanadu View Point
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose

3
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ketti Valley View and Elk Hill Murugan Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Sanctuary Avalanche and Mukurthi Dam. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, get some fabulous bargains at Jai's King Star, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ayyappan Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary maker app.

Take a bus from Coonoor to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ketti Valley View, Government Botanical Garden
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Sanctuary Avalanche ©
Sanctuary Avalanche
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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