Kodaikanal is situated at the 2100 meters above the sea level. It is situated in Tamilnadu, a state in India. It is one of the popular hill stations in South India. Situating in the height, Kodaikanal presents a stunning scenic of the plains below.so here are places to visit in Kodaikanal.

Places To Visit In Kodaikanal




How To Reach Kodaikanal?

By Air: The nearest airport is at Madurai which is 120 km away from the Kodaikanal. This airport gets regular flights from Bangalore, Trichy, Mumbai and Chennai. After reaching the Madurai airport, you can hire a cab or you can catch a train to nearest Kodaikanal stations.

By Train: The nearest railway stations to Kodaikanal town are 3 hours away. You can catch the train from Chennai and Trichy to Palani or Kodai railway station. After that, you have to go through 3 hours by road journey which is very exciting.

By Road: There are bus services from various cities including Chennai, Bangalore, Kanyakumari, Coimbatore, Trichy, and Madurai. The shortest distance is from Madurai (4 hrs) and longest from Chennai and Bangalore (12 hrs).


Best Time To Visit Kodaikanal

The best time to visit Kodaikanal is from April to June or from August to September. At this time the weather of the town is very pleasant. Summer festivals are the things to watch in the hill station which includes dog shows, boat races, and flower shows.


Typical Costs

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: The range of accommodation in Kodaikanal ranges from deluxe and luxury hotels to budget hotels. If a pocket is not the issue with you then try luxury hotels like Bella Vista, Bell Villa, The Carlton, Green valley cottage. There are lots of budget hotels and lodges available in Kodai.
  • FOOD: Kodaikanal offers south Indian, Chinese, continental and Indian food. There are lots of hotels offering local cuisines and if you like seafood then various hotels provide seafood here. If you are a fan of North-Indian food then Punjab dhaba is the place you can eat. The price here is reasonable.
  • ACTIVITIES: Kodaikanal is a place full of nature’s beauty. There are very stunning locations you can explore. You can do trekking here by hiring an agent. Another best time pass is boating on the lake. If you are a jewelry lover you can shop for some silver jewelry.



Places To Visit In Kodaikanal

  1. Kodai lake
  2. Coakers walk
  3. Bryant botanical garden
  4. Chettiar park
  5. Silver cascade waterfalls
  6. Flora and fauna museums
  7. Astrophysical laboratory



Excursion Near Kodaikanal

  1. Palani – 62 km
  2. Pollachi – 61 km
  3. Malaikovil Subramanya temple
  4. Annamalai park

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