7 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

7 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

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7 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 30 min
1
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, then browse for treasures at Dynasty, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest and then identify plant and animal life at Mannavanur Lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kodaikanal attractions planner .

Lucknow to Kodaikanal is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Lucknow in June, expect nights in Kodaikanal to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

2
nights
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 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkateshwara Perumal Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple, explore the engaging exhibits at M&N Chocolate Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Mudumalai National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online visit 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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kodaikanal in June: high temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Mudumalai National Park ©
Mudumalai National Park
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church

2
nights
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Namdroling Monastery and then browse the exhibits of Madikeri Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls and then get outside with Mandalpatti.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kodagu (Coorg) trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Namdroling Monastery
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Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti

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