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

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

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1
Madurai
— 1 night
2
Coimbatore
— 1 night
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Arittapatti Shivan Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, thenlook for gifts at Kishkintha Garments, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madurai driving holiday planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Madurai to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

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Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple
Arittapatti Shivan Temple ©
Arittapatti Shivan Temple
Thirumarainathar Temple ©
Thirumarainathar 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 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple and then soothe aching muscles at Isha Yoga Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coimbatore travel route builder app.

Getting from Madurai to Coimbatore by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

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Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Isha Yoga Center ©
Isha Yoga Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, thentake in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally stop by Jai's King Star. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls, thenexplore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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