11 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

11 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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11 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  3​h
5
Madurai
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  3​h
6
Mahabalipuram
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip builder app .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kodaikanal is known for nature, parks, historic sites, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, make a trip to Lake View Point, and take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

1
day
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vattakotai Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari visit planner.

Drive from Kodaikanal to Kanyakumari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rameswaram trip planner .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Madurai online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rameswaram to Madurai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Madurai are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
St. Mary's Cathedral Church ©
St. Mary's Cathedral Church

2
nights
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 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Pancha Rathas, admire the landmark architecture of Raya Gopura, then don't miss a visit to Arjuna's Penance, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sea Shore Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Krishna's Butter Ball, admire the striking features of Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa, contemplate the long history of Descent Of The Ganges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Cave Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mahabalipuram trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi from Madurai to Mahabalipuram in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. December in Mahabalipuram sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas
Arjuna's Penance ©
Arjuna's Penance

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