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

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

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

— 1 night

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 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): stop by Prema Vilas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

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Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madurai, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Church, and then appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Coonoor (Tranquilitea Gourmet Nilgiri Teas, Sim`s Park, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and stop by Moddy's Chocolates.

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Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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