5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  21​h 45​min
End: New York City

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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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Madurai trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Madurai is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from New York City to Madurai due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Madurai hover around 93°F and lows are around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Madurai

Shopping
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Prema Vilas ©
Prema Vilas

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 8th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, then look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ the King Church.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kodaikanal trip maker site .

Drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in May, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Dolmen Circle ©
Dolmen Circle
Christ the King Church ©
Christ the King Church

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night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, then examine the collection at Gedee Car Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coimbatore road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

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night
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.
To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip tool .

Drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Shopping
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Moddy's Chocolates ©
Moddy's Chocolates

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