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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu vacation planner
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Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
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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. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai vacation planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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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.
Coimbatore is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, and pause for some photo ops at Narayana Kavi Memorial.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
When in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), make a side trip to see Sim`s Park in Coonoor, approximately Coonoor away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

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Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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