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

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

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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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 much more to do: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, and admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai vacation planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Madurai when traveling from Bengaluru in January, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car 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 Dhyanalinga, browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Church, and get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Coimbatore online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.
Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls.

Plan my day in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Coimbatore in January: high temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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