9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Taxi:  4​h
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Chennai

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.
On the 25th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bellikkal Lake.

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Chennai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, and finally take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Rathinagiri Murugan Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kari Varadaraja Perumal Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus Church, then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudhamalai Hill Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore planning tool .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Coimbatore

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Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©

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 29th (Fri): go for a walk through Coakers Walk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally look for gifts at Dynasty.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kodaikanal trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Coimbatore in March, you will find days in Kodaikanal are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Shopping
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park
Dynasty ©
Dynasty

1
night
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Kodaikanal to Munnar in 4 hours. March in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 31st (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally revel in the low prices at Tropical Chocolate Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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