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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu trip planner
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Madurai
— 1 night
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 1 night
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 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 9th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Madurai online travel route planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.
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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.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the activities along Thoonakkadavu Lake and then do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Coimbatore day trip app.

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 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 4 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.
Visiting Doddabetta Peak and Ooty Lake will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve and Pykara Falls. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cairn Hill, and take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour app.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in January; daily highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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