12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Coonoor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
3
Nilgiri
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
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Kalpetta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Gudalur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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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.
You've added Avalanche Eco Tourism, Pykara Lake, Rose Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get interesting insight from Nilgiri Mountain Railway, browse the eclectic array of goods at Main Bazaar, take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point, see human ingenuity at work at Kamaraj Sagar Dam, then explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Keralamkundu Waterfall, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
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Sanctuary Avalanche ©
Sanctuary Avalanche
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
MacIvor's Bund
MacIvor's Bund

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Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lamb's Rock. On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bannari Amman Temple, then contemplate the long history of John Sullivan Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Tiger Hill Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at The Shop. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, then play a few rounds at Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course, and then admire the natural beauty at Sim`s Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Coonoor travel route planner.

Coonoor is just a stone's throw from Ooty (Udhagamandalam). In May, daytime highs in Coonoor are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Coonoor

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Bannari Amman Temple, John Sullivan Memorial
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Tiger Hill Cemetery ©
Tiger Hill Cemetery
John Sullivan Memorial ©
John Sullivan Memorial
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church

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Nilgiri

Nilgiri ©
You've now added Theppakadu Elephant Camp to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Theppakadu Elephant Camp, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panchalingeswar Temple, then kick back and relax at Kharasahapur Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khirachora Gopinath Shrine.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nilgiri journey maker website .

Explore your travel options from Coonoor to Nilgiri with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nilgiri

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Balasore
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Theppakadu Elephant Camp ©
Theppakadu Elephant Camp
Panchalingeswar Temple ©
Panchalingeswar Temple
Khirachora Gopinath Shrine ©
Khirachora Gopinath Shrine

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Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
You've now added Neelimala Viewpoint to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thirunelli Temple, don't miss a visit to Thrissillery Shiva Temple, and then get great views at Neelimala Viewpoint. On your second day here, see human ingenuity at work at Banasura Sagar Dam, take in the awesome beauty at Banasura Hill, and then explore the activities along Pookot Lake.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kalpetta trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Nilgiri to Kalpetta with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thrissillery Shiva Temple, Banasurasagar Dam
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Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Thrissillery Shiva Temple ©
Thrissillery Shiva Temple
Thirunelli Temple ©
Thirunelli Temple

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Gudalur

Gudalur ©
Needle Rock View Point has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Balmaadi Estate.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gudalur tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kalpetta to Gudalur in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Gudalur

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Moyar River
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Moyar River ©
Moyar River
Needle Rock View Point ©
Needle Rock View Point

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