7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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7 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— Few hours
train:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

few
hours
Madurai

Madurai ©
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 29th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai trip itinerary planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Madurai is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Madurai are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rama Tirtham (Gandamadana), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram holiday maker tool .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
day
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 1st (Wed), get great views at Pillar Rocks, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal journey planner .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kodaikanal in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Attractions like Botanical Gardens and Doddabetta Peak make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coonoor to see Sim`s Park about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ooty Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point, and have fun and explore at M&N Chocolate Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) route planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Sim`s Park
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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