The charming hill station of Kodaikanal lies amid sylvan beauty in the southern part of the upper Palani Hills near Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu. Opt for our meticulously designed Kodaikanal Tour Packages to enjoy the unfathomable beauty of the town without missing out on the major attractions. Perched at a height of about 2,133 meters, Kodaikanal - with its rocks, woods, lovely lake, and refreshing environs - is an ideal hill resort for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our various Kodaikanal Tour Packages entice you to explore this naturalist's paradise in its enchanting entirety.
Kodaikanal Tour Packages have been so designed as to allow you to discover some rare and unforgettable glimpses of Kodaikanal. Abounding in breathtaking natural beauty, Kodaikanal is a tourist's paradise - replete with numerous tourist attractions and also housing several educational institutions of international repute.
Be it the Honeymoon Kodaikanal tour packages or the best family packages, we have left no stone unturned to give you nothing but the best. It will introduce you to the popular destinations of Kodaikanal like the beautiful Coaker's Walk, Kurinji Andavar Temple - dedicated to Lord Murugan, and several famous picnic spots like the Bear Shola Falls, Green Valley View, and Pillar Rocks. A tour to Kodaikanal will not be complete unless you visit the Shenbaganur Museum - boasting of a vast collection of orchids. Other places of tourist interest around include the Dolphin's Nose, Perumal Peak, Berijam Lake, etc.
So opt from a range of our packages and enjoy your trip to Kodaikanal because we not only unburden you from the hassle of planning and booking but also keep in mind your needs. From comfortable stays to listing down the top destinations of Kodaikanal, our packages are going to give you a great time throughout.
Here are some key information that can help you in enjoying your trip to Kodaikanal
Places to visit in Kodaikanal
|Lakes in Kodaikanal||Kodaikanal Lake, Berijam Lake, Mannavanur Lake|
|Pilgrim Spots in Kodaikanal||Subrahmanya Temple, Christ The King Church, La Saleth Church, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Lutheran Church.|
|View Points in Kodaikanal||Poombarai Village View, Lake View Point, Silent Valley View, Moir Point, Perumal Peak, Suicide Point, Dolphin's Nose.|
|Waterfalls in Kodaikanal||Fairy Falls, Bear Shola Falls, Vattakanal Falls, Pambar Falls, Thalaiyar Falls, Silver Cascade Falls.|
|Adventure's Paradise in Kodaikanal||Pine Forest, Pillar Rocks, Guna Caves, Wax Museum, Kukkal Caves, 80 Mile Round, Canopy Hill, Vattakanal.|
|Heritage sites and Monuments in Kodaikanal||Shembaganur Museum Of Natural History, Astrophysical Observatory, Devil's Kitchen|
|Parks in Kodaikanal||Coaker's Walk, Bryant Park, Chettiar Park, Dolmen Circle|
Lakes in Kodaikanal
Lakes are one of the best attractions of Kodaikanal and a great place for travelers. Where adventurers get to click some amazing pictures and nature lovers enjoy the beauty; the couples get some serene spots to enjoy their time. Blessed with multiple lakes you get a mix of offbeat and popular spots around them. So put these pristine places on your list for your trip to Kodaikanal.
- Kodaikanal Lake
- Berijam Lake
Pilgrim Spots in Kodaikanal
Tamil Nadu is blessed with multiple temples throughout the state. Kodaikanal is also dotted with some of them. Be it the temples or the churches, you can find intriguing designs on the walls, beautiful architecture, and a lot of other things. Here are some top-notch pilgrim spots in the hill station.
- Subrahmanya Temple
- Christ The King Church
- La Saleth Church
- Kurinji Andavar Temple
View Points in Kodaikanal
Like any other hill station in India, Kodaikanal has some exceptionally beautiful places to showcase. The best way to enjoy the charismatic view of the valley and surroundings is to head towards the viewpoints. There are several places where tourists flock to enjoy the weather, altitude, view of the surrounding, sunset, sunrise, clicking pictures, and a lot of other things as well. Here are some of them.
- Poombarai Village View
- Lake View Point
- Silent Valley View
- Moir Point
- Perumal Peak
- Suicide Point
Waterfalls in Kodaikanal
Be it an adventure seeker or a nature lover, family on vacation, or a honeymoon couple; waterfalls interest everyone. Luckily, Kodaikanal is blessed with a lot of these. Not only a magnetic view but serenity and rejuvenation are also two important descriptions of waterfalls in Kodaikanal. Here are the best options for you to visit.
- Fairy Falls
- Bear Shola Falls
- Vattakanal Falls
- Pambar Falls
- Thalaiyar Falls
Silver Cascade Falls
Adventure’s Paradise in Kodaikanal
With numerous trekking trails, adventure activities, and hiking spots; there is no denying that Kodaikanal is a true adventurer’s paradise. It is one of the best places to visit in Tamil Nadu if you are looking for some adrenaline-rushing activities. From camping to trekking, one gets to enjoy everything. Wish to explore and hear your heart pumping? Head to the below-listed places for the same.
- Pine Forest
- Pillar Rocks
- Guna Caves
- Wax Museum
- Kukkal Caves
- 80 Mile Round
- Canopy Hill
Heritage sites and Monuments in Kodaikanal
A few heritage sites and monuments are also located in the vicinity of Kodaikanal giving the tourists another reason to travel to this destination. If you love visiting such places where you can see the remnants of the past, then head to the places given below.
- Shembaganur Museum Of Natural History
- Astrophysical Observatory
Parks in Kodaikanal
If you are visiting Kodaikanal with your family or your life partner, you might be looking for places where you can take a stroll, enjoy a picnic and spend some quality time. If yes, then these are some of the best places where you can go.
- Coaker's Walk
- Bryant Park
- Chettiar Park
Best time to visit in Kodaikanal
Owing to its location in Nilgiri Hills, this majestic hill station in South India serves tourists throughout the year. The climate remains cool and pleasant across the year that steers people from honeymoon couples to explorers to visit here. But the best time to visit Kodaikanal is during the summer months. It is between March to June.
Suitable season for visiting Kodaikanal: Summer Season
Suitable months to visit Kodaikanal: March to June
How to reach Kodaikanal
Traveling to Kodaikanal via air, rail, or road is convenient as the hill station is comfortably connected by all means of transport. Here is the insight on the same. The best way to reach Kodaikanal is via air.
Nearest airport: Madurai International Airport
Distance from the city: 120 km
If you prefer traveling to Kodaikanal via airways, you will have to get down at the Madurai International Airport which is about 120 km from your destination. There are bus services, cabs, and taxis that will take you to your destination. Finding one is super easy.
Nearest Railways station: Kodai Road Railway Station
Distance from the city: 100 km
If you wish to travel to Kodaikanal via railways, then you will have to get down at the Kodai Road Railway Station which is approximately 100 km from the hill station. You will easily get cabs and taxis from the station.
Kodaikanal is very smoothly connected with the nearby cities via road. A lot of people opt for road trips to this beautiful hill station and some prefer taking an interstate or intercity bus. Several buses ply to and from the major cities to Kodaikanal.
Best places to stay in Kodaikanal
Right from homestays and hostels to luxury resorts; Kodaikanal is dotted with multiple staying options throughout. Depending upon your budget and requirements, you can choose an option. Here are some of the best staying options in Kodaikanal.
|Name of the Property||Location of the Property||X- Star Property||Distance of the Property from the city|
|The Tamara Kodai||#22, La Providence, St. Mary's Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu||5 Star||4 Km away|
|The Carlton||Lake Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu||5 Star||
3 Km away
|Sterling Kodai Lake||44, Gymkhana Road, Lake View, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu||4 Star||3 Km away|
|Sterling Kodai Valley||Pallangi Road, Attuvampatti, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu||4 Star||1 Km away|
|ULO Woodys||Woodlands Resorts, 4/17/70, Convent Road, Kodaikanal, TAMIL NADU||3 Star||2 Km away|
|Zostel Kodaikanal||Sivanadi Road, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu||2-star (Budget friendly hostel)||2 Km away|
Best restaurants in Kodaikanal
All of Tamil Nadu is popular for offering delectable delicacies and Kodaikanal is one of them. Travelers get to enjoy an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies during their trip. If you are searching for a good restaurant in Kodaikanal, then here are a few options for you.
|Name of the Restaurant||Location of the Restaurant||Cost for two (Subject to change at any point in time)||Must try dishes|
|Tava||PT Rd, 7 Roads Junction, Kodaikanal||300 INR||Paneer Paratha, Makai Simla Mirch|
|Hotel Astoria Veg||Anna Salai, Kodaikanal||250 INR||
Idli, Dosa, Kadai Paneer
|The Royal Tibet||P.T Rd, Above J’s Heritage, Kodaikanal||300 INR||Chicken Momo, Chicken Fried Rice|
|Cloud Street||Poet Tyagaraja Road, Opposite to Chandhai Market, Kodaikanal||400 INR||sandwiches, sizzlers|
|Silver Oak||The Carlton Hotel, Lake Road||1500 INR||Chicken Tikka, Rajma Chawal|