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
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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Madurai

— 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Chella Tours and Samanar Hills. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Pazhamudhir Solai. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Prema Vilas, and examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planning site.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Madurai, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Koniamman Temple, and finally stroll through Triumph Expeditions. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velliangiri Mountains, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Velliangiri Andavar Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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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 (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at CSI St Thomas Church, explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, and then explore the activities along Emerald Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then stop by Moddy's Chocolates, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ketti Valley View, and finally explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

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