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

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

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Madurai
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Coimbatore
— 2 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. January in Madurai sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Church, browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, and then get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coimbatore tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Coimbatore can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Trails
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam) — 4 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: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Falls, head outdoors with Glenmorgan, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour itinerary planning website.

Take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in January, things will get slightly colder in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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