9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip maker

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Madurai
— 2 nights
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
3
Coimbatore
— Few hours
4
Kozhikode
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

2
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©

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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple, and admire the striking features of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai travel planning tool.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December in Madurai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
©
Religious Site
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam
4.5
©
Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

3
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then stop by Moddy's Chocolates, and finally explore the activities along Ooty Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Government Rose Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Madurai in December: high temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
©
Mountain
Doddabetta Peak
3.7
©
Water Body
Ooty Lake
2.4

few
hours
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coimbatore, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
©
Religious Site
Dhyanalinga
4.5

3
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©

City of Spices

Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Kozhikode is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, wander the streets of S.M. Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Beypore Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valayanad Devi Temple.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kozhikode trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coimbatore to Kozhikode by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
©
Beach
Kappad Beach
3.4
©
Spa
Spas
4.9
©
Religious Site
Tali Temple
4.4

Similar trips

11 days in India & Jordan BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, outdoors, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, kids, outdoors Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, outdoors Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, kids, outdoors Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA August, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Leh BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA November, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA November, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, relaxing, popular sights Preferences: October, kids, relaxing Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more trips