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

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Madurai
— 1 day
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
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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.
Koodal Azhagar Temple has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

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

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Madurai, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
You've added Government Botanical Garden, Adiyogi Shiva, Marudamalai Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited and take in the spiritual surroundings of Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip planning tool.

Drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pykara Lake as well as Ooty Lake. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake and then admire the natural beauty at Karnataka Siri Horticulture Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in December; daily highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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