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

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

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Madurai
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Coimbatore
— 2 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes FoodiesDayOut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, and then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madurai travel planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, Madurai is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 2 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, and appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coimbatore visit website.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In April in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 2 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.
On the 6th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, then stop by Moddy's Chocolates, and finally admire the natural beauty at Government Rose Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Main Bazaar, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip maker site.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Coimbatore, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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