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

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Madurai
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Coimbatore
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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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.
To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madurai road trip planning tool.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 9.5-hour travel. You can also fly; or take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, 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.
Cools Spa has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Malampuzha Dam and Siruvani Falls and Dam. Family-friendly places like Brookefields Mall and Velliangiri Mountains will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Kava in Palakkad (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Coimbatore, see human ingenuity at work at Sozhaiyaar Dam, and examine the collection at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore trip planner.

You can travel from Madurai to Coimbatore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the 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.
Get in touch with nature at Emerald Lake and Ooty Lake. Kids will appreciate attractions like Upper Bhavani Lake and Amble with Anne. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Elk Hill Murugan Temple, look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates, appreciate the views at Ketti Valley View, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip planning app.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in October, things will get a bit cooler in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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