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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu sightseeing 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, examine the collection 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 maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai online driving holiday planner.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Madurai are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

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 pause for some serene contemplation at Lourdes Forane Church, and finally get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions Private Limited. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Adiyogi Shiva and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In April in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · 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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip website.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Coimbatore in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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