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

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Madurai
— 1 night
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On the 1st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, don't miss a visit to Puthu Mandapam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then buy something for everyone on your list at Majesty Cine Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Madurai online attractions planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bengaluru in November since evenings lows in Madurai dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore — 3 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Government Botanical Garden, Adiyogi Shiva, Marudamalai Temple, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited and take in the spiritual surroundings of Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pykara Lake as well as Ooty Lake. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, and admire the sheer force of Pykara Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary tool.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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