6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Madurai
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
5
Coonoor
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal as well as Sri Meenakshi Temple. On the 27th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madurai route planner .

Hyderabad to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in April: highs in Madurai hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar journey site .

You can drive from Madurai to Munnar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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 29th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Dolmen Circle, get outside with Dolphin's Nose, take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park, stop by Danish Display, then see the interesting displays at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kodaikanal day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kodaikanal takes 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kodaikanal can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kalari Kshethra
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

1
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 see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) vacation planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In April, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is little chillier than Kodaikanal - with highs of 87°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
M&N Chocolate Museum ©
M&N Chocolate Museum

1
day
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
On the 1st (Wed), look for gifts at Higginbotham's Bookstore, stop by Moddy's Chocolates, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Murugan Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Bhavani Lake.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coonoor online road trip planner .

Coonoor is just a stone's throw from Ooty (Udhagamandalam). May in Coonoor sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Coonoor

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
Highlights from your plan
Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
Elk Hill Murugan Temple ©
Elk Hill Murugan Temple
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Gass Forest Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore road trip tool .

Getting from Coonoor to Coimbatore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Shopping Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall
Gass Forest Museum ©
Gass Forest Museum
Spas

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