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

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

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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 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, then browse the different shops at Majesty Cine Mall, and finally gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Madurai tour itinerary planner.

Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Madurai, with lows of 30°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Coimbatore

— 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eachanari Vinayagar Temple.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore trip planner.

You can drive from Madurai to Coimbatore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites · 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.
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, examine the collection at Tea Museum, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Water Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips