11 days in Coimbatore, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodaikanal Itinerary

11 days in Coimbatore, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodaikanal Itinerary

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11 days in Coimbatore, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodaikanal Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kodaikanal
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip planner .

Hyderabad to Coimbatore is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hyderabad in May: high temperatures in Coimbatore hover around 40°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Shopping
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Dhyanalinga Temple ©
Dhyanalinga Temple
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bannari Amman Temple and Tea Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Stephen's Church and Murugan Temple. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, head outdoors with Glenmorgan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bannari Amman Temple
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

4
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Get some historical perspective at Kurinji Andavar Temple and Christ the King Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dolmen Circle and Kuzhanthai Velappar temple. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, admire the natural beauty at Bryant Park, look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Perumal Peak.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. May in Kodaikanal sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Berijam Lake ©
Berijam Lake

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