9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vadodara
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Coimbatore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Chennai
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Vadodara

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 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dhyanalinga Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and finally get out on two wheels at Triumph Expeditions. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Dharmalingeshwarar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, then browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudhamalai Hill Temple.

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Vadodara to Coimbatore is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Gedee Car Museum ©
Gedee Car Museum
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

2
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.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) journey tool .

Getting from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Government Botanical Garden
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal road trip tool .

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in March, expect nights in Kodaikanal to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

2
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Audikesava Perumal Peyalvar Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple.

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Getting from Kodaikanal to Chennai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
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Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ©
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams

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