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

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

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

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Madurai

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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, then admire the striking features of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madurai trip planning website.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Specialty Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
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Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©

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 4th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga and then pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coimbatore day trip tool.

Drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

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Religious Site
Dhyanalinga
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Monument
Adiyogi Shiva
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©

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.
Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, don't miss a visit to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, and take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Coimbatore in December, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Mountain
Doddabetta Peak
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Water Body
Ooty Lake
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