30 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

30 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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Madurai
— 10 nights
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Coimbatore
— 9 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 10 nights
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Madurai — 10 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil (in Dindigul) and Srivilliputhur (Sathuragiri Shiva Temple & Andal Renga Mannar Temple). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, make a trip to Agricultural College and Research Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Madurai day trip app.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in September; daily highs in Madurai reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 9 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, and pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus Church.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip maker app.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 10 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ooty (Udhagamandalam) side-trips: Coonoor (All Saints Church & The Shop). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, explore the activities along Ooty Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Annamalai Murugan Temple, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning app.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in September; daily highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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