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

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

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Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Bus
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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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Kalamegaperumal Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madurai tour itinerary planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Spas
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, then admire the engineering at Sozhaiyaar Dam, then see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Dhanwanthari Temple.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Coimbatore trip planner.

Drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Coimbatore sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).
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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.
When in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), make a side trip to see Sim`s Park in Coonoor, approximately Coonoor away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and get the lay of the land with Amble with Anne.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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