6 days in Chennai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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Chennai
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
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Chennai — 1 day

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chennai tour itinerary planning tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chennai. In July, daytime highs in Chennai are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 3 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbatore: Palakkad (Panniyur Sri Varahamurthy Temple, Kalpathy Temple, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Coimbatore trip site.

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Coimbatore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Chennai in July, expect Coimbatore to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and finally see the interesting displays at Tea Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Government Rose Garden, then explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions planner.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in July, expect nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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