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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu holiday planner

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Madurai
— 1 night
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Coimbatore
— 2 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Madurai journey tool.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Madurai, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours · Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Coimbatore

— 2 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Church, appreciate the history behind Narayana Kavi Memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lourdes Forane Church, and finally do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coimbatore trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Trails

Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

— 3 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.
Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, and stop by Green Shop, Ooty.

Make your Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Coimbatore in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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