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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu holiday planner
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Madurai
— 2 nights
Train
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Coimbatore
— 3 nights
Helicopter
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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 Arulmigu Sri Yoga Narasinga Perumal Thirukovil. On the 1st (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Samanar Hills and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Kalamegaperumal Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Pazhamudhircholai Murugan Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madurai road trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 9.5-hour bus ride. You can also fly; or take a bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in July: high temperatures in Madurai hover around 40°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spas as well as Kovai Kondattam Theme Park. Step out of the city life by going to Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park and Triumph Expeditions Private Limited. Explore hidden gems such as Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple and Palamalai Ranganathar Temple. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Siruvani Falls and Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Koniamman Temple, and get in on the family fun at Kovai Kondattam.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Coimbatore trip maker.

Take a train from Madurai to Coimbatore in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Madurai in July; daily highs in Coimbatore reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the 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.
Pykara Lake has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): explore the activities along Pykara Lake and then stroll through Sanctuary Avalanche.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) route planning site.

You can do a combination of from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Coimbatore in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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