5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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5 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Pune

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Murugan Temple and then explore the activities along Pykara Lake. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary planner .

Pune to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Madurai trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madurai by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in October: high temperatures in Madurai hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 30th (Wed), take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip planner .

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari journey builder site .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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