5 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Coimbatore & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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Madurai
— 1 night
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Coimbatore
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
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Madurai

— 1 night

Athens of the East

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 1st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, then browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai online day trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in June: high temperatures in Madurai hover around 40°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Spas · Historic Sites · Shopping

Coimbatore

— 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 2nd (Wed), see human ingenuity at work at Sozhaiyaar Dam, then explore the activities along Thoonakkadavu Lake, then get outside with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, and finally examine the collection at Gedee Car Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore travel website.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Coimbatore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Madurai in June, Coimbatore is a bit cooler at night with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

— 2 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Step out of Ooty (Udhagamandalam) with an excursion to Sim`s Park in Coonoor--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, admire the local landmark of Adam's Fountain, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at CSI St Thomas Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in June, things will get slightly colder in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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