11 days in Bengaluru, Mysore District & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

11 days in Bengaluru, Mysore District & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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11 days in Bengaluru, Mysore District & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mysore District
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum and Commercial Street. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bannerghatta National Park and Wonderla Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with UB City and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

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Pune to Bengaluru is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mysore District.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park

4
nights
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Do your shopping at Adil & Azam and The Hobby Place. Namdroling Monastery and Sri Chamundeshwari Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Philomena Church, get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mysore District trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Bengaluru to Mysore District by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect nights in Mysore District to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysore District

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Botanical Gardens and Eachanari Vinayagar Temple. Head to Higginbotham's Bookstore and Brookefields Mallfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple in Coimbatore (about 1h 45 min away). Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Mukerti National Park and Lake. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak and contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning tool .

You can drive from Mysore District to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mysore District in May: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Coimbatore
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©

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