7 days in Madurai & Coimbatore Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu journey planner
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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 4 nights
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Madurai — 2 nights

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.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip itinerary planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 4 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pykara Lake (in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)) and Kodanadu View Point (in Kodanad). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva, and get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore online tour planner.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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