9 days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Pondicherry Itinerary

9 days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Pondicherry Itinerary

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9 days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
2
Pondicherry
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Attapadi Reserve Forest (in Palakkad) and Nilambur (Valamthode Falls & Central Forest Nursery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take in the dramatic scenery at Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary planner .

Mumbai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Nilambur, Green Shop, Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Attapadi Reserve Forest, Government Botanical Garden
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Take a break from Pondicherry with a short trip to Matrimandir in Auroville, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Seaside Promenade, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Chunnambar Boat House, and stroll through Rock Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pondicherry day trip site .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Pondicherry in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Auroville
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Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

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