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

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

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night

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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.
On the 11th (Tue), examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Arittapatti Shivan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then buy something for everyone on your list at Majesty Cine Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in August, with highs in Madurai at 38°C and lows at 29°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Food Tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Arittapatti Shivan Temple ©
Arittapatti Shivan Temple

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Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, stop by Green Shop, Ooty, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Government Botanical Garden
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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