5 days in Mahabalipuram & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

5 days in Mahabalipuram & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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5 days in Mahabalipuram & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
+3
taxi + Fly + train + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + train + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
End: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the striking features of Pancha Rathas, delve into the distant past at Monuments at Mahabalipuram, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at India Seashell Museum, make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, contemplate the long history of Descent Of The Ganges, contemplate the long history of Krishna Mandapam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Cave Temple, and finally make a trip to Arjuna's Penance.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mahabalipuram tour itinerary planning website .

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mahabalipuram is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in May: high temperatures in Mahabalipuram hover around 44°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve as well as Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Coonoor (Sim`s Park & Dolphin's Nose). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and explore the activities along Pykara Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, train, and flight from Mahabalipuram to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mahabalipuram in May: high temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 40°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Coonoor, Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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