9 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

9 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

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9 days in Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Mysuru (Mysore) Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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 4th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal vacation builder app .

Mumbai to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Berijam Lake ©
Berijam Lake

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.
Visiting Doddabetta Peak and Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls will get you outdoors. Attractions like Botanical Gardens and Ooty Lake make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden, make a trip to Radio Telescope, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkateshwara Perumal Temple.

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

Drive from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), then meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Karanji Lake, then steep yourself in history at Srirangapatna, then admire the natural beauty at Brindavan Garden, and finally meet the residents at Planet Earth Aquarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) online road trip planner .

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Mysuru (Mysore) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mysuru (Mysore), ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

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