6 days in Bengaluru, Pondicherry & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

6 days in Bengaluru, Pondicherry & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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6 days in Bengaluru, Pondicherry & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Bengaluru
— 1 night
bus:  8​h 30​min
2
Pondicherry
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 30​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
bus:  7​h
4
Bengaluru
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary maker app .

Lucknow to Bengaluru is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Lucknow in March, Bengaluru is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off toPondicherry.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Shopping Outdoors Tours
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1
night
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
You've now added Asta The Spirited Lounge, The Sunway Manor to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at Asta The Spirited Lounge, The Sunway Manor, then take a peaceful walk through Pichavaram, and then explore the stunning scenery at Sadhana Forest - Auroville. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Ma Pondy Cherie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de Notre Dame de la Conception Immaculee Church, appreciate the history behind Statue Of Gandhi, enjoy the sand and surf at Rock Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Padaleeswarar Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Varadaraja Perumal Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pondicherry road trip planning website .

Getting from Bengaluru to Pondicherry by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cuddalore, Sadhana Forest
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:
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Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach
Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Pichavaram ©
Pichavaram

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Mukurthi Dam and then admire the verdant scenery at Ketti Valley View. On your second day here, explore the activities along Emerald Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkateshwara Perumal Temple, then explore the activities along Bellikkal Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at MacIvor's Bund.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:
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MacIvor's Bund
MacIvor's Bund
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam

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hours
Bengaluru

Bengaluru
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bengaluru trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Bengaluru takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Bengaluru

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