32 days in Mysuru (Mysore), Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

32 days in Mysuru (Mysore), Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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32 days in Mysuru (Mysore), Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Somvarpet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Madikeri
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nagarhole National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 10 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Pune

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kabini River (in Kalpetta), Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve (in Bandipur) and Belakavadi (Ranganathaswamy Temple, Shivanasamudra & Shivasamudram Falls). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namdroling Monastery, admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, and identify plant and animal life at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip planner .

Pune to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Somvarpet.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Belakavadi, Srirangapatna, Kabini River, Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve, Tannur Lake
Highlights from your plan
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery

2
nights
Somvarpet

Somvarpet ©
Somwarpet is a panchayat town in Kodagu district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, admire the sheer force of Mallalli Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honnamana Kere Lake. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Harangi back waters North and then get outside with Kumara Parvatha.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Somvarpet sightseeing planner.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Somvarpet in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Somvarpet

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Honnamana Kere Lake, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumara Parvatha ©
Kumara Parvatha
Honnamana Kere Lake ©
Honnamana Kere Lake

5
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Change things up with these side-trips from Madikeri: Bhagamandala (Talakaveri & Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple) and Talakaveri Temple (in Talacauvery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, steep yourself in history at Raja's Tomb, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tadiandamol, and delve into the lush surroundings at Nisargadhama Forest.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Madikeri vacation planning site .

Getting from Somvarpet to Madikeri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nagarhole National Park.

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kodagu (Coorg), Bhagamandala, Talakaveri Temple
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

3
nights
Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park ©
Take a break from Nagarhole National Park with a short trip to Panamaram Jain Temple in Panamaram, about 1h 15 min away.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nagarhole National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Madikeri to Nagarhole National Park takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Nagarhole National Park are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 1st (Wed), you're off toOoty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Nagarhole National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kodagu (Coorg), Panamaram Jain Temple
Highlights from your plan
Iruppu Falls ©
Iruppu Falls
Brahmagiri ©
Brahmagiri
Irpu Falls (Lakshmana Tirtha Falls) ©

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ooty (Udhagamandalam) side-trips: Coonoor (The Shop & Sim`s Park), Kalpetta (Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, Panchatirtha, & more) and Attapadi Reserve Forest (in Palakkad). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, head outdoors with Glenmorgan, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online route planner .

You can drive from Nagarhole National Park to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalpetta, Coonoor, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Attapadi Reserve Forest
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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