7 days in Madurai & Coimbatore Itinerary

7 days in Madurai & Coimbatore Itinerary

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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 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Majesty Cine Mall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madurai visit planning tool.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Madurai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Coimbatore side-trips: Pykara Lake (in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)) and Kodanadu View Point (in Kodanad). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, and pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore visit planning site.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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