6 days in Coimbatore & Kodaikanal Itinerary

6 days in Coimbatore & Kodaikanal Itinerary

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6 days in Coimbatore & Kodaikanal Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
1
Coimbatore
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Coimbatore

3
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Brookefields Mall and Gedee Car Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dhyanalinga Temple and Murugan Temple. Explore Coimbatore's surroundings by going to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, Botanical Gardens, & more) and Moyar River (in Mudumalai). There's more to do: get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Velliangiri Andavar Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore journey builder app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Coimbatore. In May in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Moyar River
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Pykara Water Falls ©
Pykara Water Falls
Velliangiri Andavar Temple ©
Velliangiri Andavar Temple
Elk Hill Murugan Temple ©
Elk Hill Murugan Temple

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Pillar Rocks, then head outdoors with Dolphin's Nose, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple), and finally examine the collection at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

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