8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Coonoor
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Madurai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stop by Higginbotham's Bookstore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Bhavani Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Hyderabad to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Upper Bhavani Lake ©
Upper Bhavani Lake
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak

1
night
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Droog Fort.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coonoor day trip planner.

Coonoor is just a stone's throw from Ooty (Udhagamandalam). When traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coonoor: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Coonoor

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

John Sullivan Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill Cemetery ©
Tiger Hill Cemetery
John Sullivan Memorial ©
John Sullivan Memorial
Droog Fort ©
Droog Fort

2
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, then see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velliangiri Mountains, take in the spiritual surroundings of Velliangiri Andavar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore trip site .

Drive from Coonoor to Coimbatore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Velliangiri Andavar Temple ©
Velliangiri Andavar Temple
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Dolphin's Nose, look for gifts at Danish Display, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally see the interesting displays at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram, then take in the dramatic natural features at Samanar Hills, then look for gifts at Kishkintha Garments, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koodal Azhagar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazhamudhir Solai, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip planner.

Getting from Kodaikanal to Madurai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Koodal Azhagar Temple ©
Koodal Azhagar Temple

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