Popular 'tamil nadu tour package' and famous 'south india honeymoon tour', this tour takes you to Ooty for 02 Nights, Kodaikanal for 03 Nights and 01 Night in ancient city of Madurai. Covering the the top 'tamilnadu tourist places' and 'tamilnadu hill stations' this 'tamilnadu trip' is suitable for honeymoon travel and even families who want to enjoy silent holiday away in private. Do read through the trip ideas incase you are looking for modifying this program. Do send the enquiry and we can cater to any budget of yours.
Day 01     Arrive Coimbatore & Drive up to Ooty (120 Kms, 3 1/2 Hrs)
On arrival at Coimbatore airport before noon you will be greeted and picked up. We drive through the scenic route, enjoying the perfect silence, the lush greenery and tranquil surroundings to reach Ooty, the Queen of all Hill stations. Established by the British in early 19th century, Udagamandalam as it is called today, is famous for its unique bio-diversity. Afternoon sightseeing takes you to important points like Botanical garden, Ooty Lake, Dodabetta Peak, film shooting spots, St. Stephen's Church, Rose garden, etc.. Rest of the day is free to enjoy this popular summer retreat, which still holds the old world charm and pristine natural beauty. Overnight at Ooty
Day 02     At Leisure in Ooty
After breakfast day is at leisure. Laze around or walk in the garden area or go on a boating in the lake. You can also go on an excursion to Coonnoor which is a lower altitude hill station in its own right. You can visit Sim's Park a garden with many rare flowers and shrubs, you can enjoy the scenic beauty from viewpoints of Dolphin's nose and Lamb's rock or even consider a toy train ride from Coonnoor to Ooty. Overnight in Ooty. (B)
Day 03     Ooty to Kodaikanal (250 Kms, 7 Hours)
After Breakfast, we drive down to Coimbatore where you can have a stop for shopping if required. Later we pass through the Highways and drive uphill to Kodaikanal, "The Princess of Hill Station". Nestled 7200 feet above sea level in the romantic Palani Hills of Tamilnadu, this charming land remain untouched by time and unspoilt by visitors since colonial era. The breath taking scenery, serene hills and gorgeous forests around makes this little town as a ever lovable hill station. Overnight Kodaikanal. (B)
Day 04     At leisure in Kodaikanal
After Breakfast, the sightseeing excursion takes you to some most important points like Kodaikanal lake, Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple, Dolphin's Nose, Silver Cascade, Pillar Rocks, Solar Observatory, Green Valley View, Coaker's Walk, Bear Shola Fall etc., Rest of the day is free to enjoy this land of unlimited beauty and togetherness. Overnight Kodaikanal. (B)
Day 05     At leisure in Kodaikanal. Sight seeing Day
After breakfast, the day is at leisure. Laze around or walk in the garden area or go on a boating in the lake or explore this princess hill station on your own. The intoxicating breeze, lovely lake, local fruits, roaring mountains and entertaining attractions are sure to send you back enchanted with everlasting images and memories. Overnight in Kodaikanal. (B)
Day 06     Kodaikanal to Madurai (140 KMS, 4 Hrs)
After breakfast drive down the pristine hills and roaring mountains. If it is not the busy & crowded, you can consider having a stop at Palani to visit the Famous Lord Muruga Temple. Drive onward to Madurai. On arrival, check-in to your hotel. Today evening visit the world famous Meenakshi Amman Temple known for its sheer architectural beauty & spiritual importance. (If Palani is crowded you will drive direct to Madurai and visit Thiruparamkundram Muruga Temple instead). Overnight at Madurai. (B)
Day 07     Departure from Madurai
After breakfast you have some free time for last minute photo and packing sessions. By noon we transfer you to Madurai airport or railway station for your return journey. (B)
Tour Joining Instructions
To take this 'South India trip' rather 'Honeymoon in Tamilnadu', arrive at Coimbatore airport (CJB) or Coimbatore Railway Station (CBE) before 1200 Hrs. It takes 03 Hrs to reach Ooty by road. If you arrive late you lose a day in Ooty. If your connections are so, that you arrive very late, it is better to take one extra night at Coimbatore and leave for Ooty in the morning.
Depart from Madurai Airport (IXM) or Madurai Railway Station (MDU). It takes an hour in traffic to reach Airport or stations. Though can transfer you any time, we recommend you to leave in the afternoon so that you have time to walk around this ancient city on your own.
Though there are no special dress code in Tamilnadu temples it is very important that you are dressed appropritaley while visiting holy places. Avoid shorts, skirts and similar type of exposing dresses. As Ooty and Kodai can get colder during certain months sweaters and other basic wollens are suggested.
Trip Ideas from our Trip Makers
If you arrive late then take an extra night at Coimbatore. If your travel plans are so that you will have to arrive and depart from one airport (Coimbatore or Madurai), do let us know, so that we can modify program accordingly
If you have time add an extra night in the ancient city of Madurai so that you have time to cover more important temples like Rameswaram at extra cost. You can also consider taking extra nights at Ooty at extra cost.