10 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

10 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

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10 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Get out of town with these interesting Kodaikanal side-trips: Munnar (Tea Museum, Tea Gardens, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal online travel route planner .

Mumbai to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Munnar
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

2
nights
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.
Step out of Ooty (Udhagamandalam) with an excursion to Sim`s Park in Coonoor--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, and find something for the whole family at Thunder World.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sim`s Park
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

2
nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then examine the collection at R K Narayan House, and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Himada Gopalswamy Temple, then contemplate the long history of Srirangapatna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Philomena Church.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) visit planner .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore), ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

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