8 days in Mysore District, Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

8 days in Mysore District, Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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8 days in Mysore District, Kodagu (Coorg) & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Madikeri
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum as well as Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. On the 3rd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and then get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple, then explore the world behind art at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Brindavan Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) travel route planner .

Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Mysuru (Mysore) are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Madikeri.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

3
nights
Madikeri

Madikeri ©
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head outdoors with Mandalpatti, admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Raja's Seat, and finally make a trip to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Nisargadhama Forest.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Madikeri travel route planner.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Madikeri by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Madikeri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nisargadhama Forest, Namdroling Monastery
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Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve, Nilgiri Mountain Railway and Avalanche Lake. When in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), make a side trip to see Sim`s Park in Coonoor, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

You can drive from Madikeri to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sim`s Park, Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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