5 days in Madurai & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

5 days in Madurai & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Hyderabad

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Madurai

Madurai ©
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.
On the 25th (Fri), look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Hyderabad to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect nights in Madurai to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Walking tours
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Escape the urban bustle at Upper Bhavani Lake and Pykara Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Stephen's Church and Moddy's Chocolates. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, explore the activities along Ooty Lake, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and admire the verdant scenery at Mukurthi Dam.

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Traveling by car from Madurai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
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Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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