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

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

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu visit planner

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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Coimbatore
— 1 night
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
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Madurai

— 2 nights

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 2nd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, then contemplate the long history of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Madurai, with lows around 30°C. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas

Coimbatore

— 1 night

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 4th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Sozhaiyaar Dam and then take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: do some two-wheel cruising with Triumph Expeditions Private Limited, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masaniamman Temple, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip maker site.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, admire the sheer force of Pykara Water Falls, and make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) holiday maker.

You can take a bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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