5 days in Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Mon, Sep 2 - Fri, Sep 6
Coimbatore — 2 nights
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.Get out of town with these interesting Coimbatore side-trips: Palakkad (Tipu Sultan Fort, Jain Temple Palghat, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Codissia Trade Fair Complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, and find something for the whole family at Kovai Kondattam Theme Park.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip planner.
Chennai to Coimbatore is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 2 nights
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) holiday planning tool.
You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler 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 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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