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

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

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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 1st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirumarainathar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Madurai trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, things will get a bit warmer in Madurai: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Thirumarainathar Temple ©
Thirumarainathar Temple

2
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, thenbrowse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, and finally get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore day trip planner.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Coimbatore are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Shopping
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Adiyogi Shiva ©
Adiyogi Shiva

2
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.
Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, and admire the sheer force of Pykara Water Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary site.

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 by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Government Botanical Garden
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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