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

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

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Madurai
— 1 night
2
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights

1
night
Madurai

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 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Arittapatti Shivan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirumarainathar 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 August, things will get somewhat warmer in Madurai: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Food Tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Arittapatti Shivan Temple ©
Arittapatti Shivan Temple

2
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Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Narayana Kavi Memorial, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, and then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall.

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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. August in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Adiyogi Shiva ©
Adiyogi Shiva
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, see the interesting displays at Mini Car Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elk Hill Murugan Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary planning app.

Drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Government Botanical Garden
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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