13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
End: Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

4
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mudumalai National Park and Ootacamund Gymkhana Golf Club. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Church and Murugan Temple. Step out of Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to go to Bandipur and see Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Upper Bhavani Lake, appreciate the views at Mukurthi Dam, look for all kinds of wild species at MacIvor's Bund, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip planning website .

In January in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
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Mudumalai National Park ©
Mudumalai National Park
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church

3
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 7th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Himada Gopalswamy Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkarahalli Lake, steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kishkindha Molika Bonsai Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) journey planner.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Mysuru (Mysore) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Avadhoota Datta Peetham ©
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Himada Gopalswamy Temple ©
Himada Gopalswamy Temple

2
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Namdroling Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple, and then tee off at Mercara Downs Golf Club.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kodagu (Coorg) travel planner.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Namdroling Monastery
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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Mercara Downs Golf Club ©
Mercara Downs Golf Club

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), take a stroll through Malleswaram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Surayanarayana Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Infant Jesus Shrine, then wander the streets of Commercial Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kodagu (Coorg) to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 14th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Golf
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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street
Infant Jesus Shrine ©
Infant Jesus Shrine

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