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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu journey 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.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, stop by Prema Vilas, get a dose of the wild on Chella Tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madurai journey builder tool.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. In June, Madurai is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Coimbatore

— 2 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 16th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus Church and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip website.

Getting from Madurai to Coimbatore by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Coimbatore when traveling from Madurai in June, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Spas

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.
Take a break from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) with a short trip to Sim`s Park in Coonoor, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, stop by Green Shop, Ooty, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) journey planning tool.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in June; daily highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) reach 31°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

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