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

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

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

Athens of the East

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Madurai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, then get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, and finally appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip planner.

Getting from Madurai to Coimbatore by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then examine the collection at Mini Car Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, and finally look for gifts at Green Shop, Ooty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Cairn Hill, explore the activities along Ooty Lake, and then walk around Deer Park, Ooty.

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Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sat).
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