Nestled on a plateau in the Palani Hills of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is a pretty hill station which is a favourite weekend getaway for most people living in Bangalore and Chennai. It is often referred to as the ‘Princess of the Hill stations’ and is located at the height of about 7200 feet above sea level.
Kodaikanal weather is pleasant throughout the year and is surrounded by misty mountains, waterfalls, lush green forests, lakes and rolling valleys. Kodaikanal is a great place to relax and take a break from the hectic lives of cities. You can choose to relax amidst nature or even take walks or cycle rides by the lake here.
Kodaikanal served as a summer retreat for the Europeans and the British who came here to get some respite for the Indian summers.
There are a number of places to visit in Kodaikanal and in the surrounding areas thereby making it a perfect tourist destination. This quaint hill station has a lot to offer on holiday.
Our Kodaikanal tour package is undoubtedly one of the best weekend packages from Bangalore. While other Kodaikanal tour packages focus solely on sightseeing and are hectic with no room for relaxation that is extremely required.
Our tour package has an itinerary which balances both these things. Our package has all the essential Kodaikanal sightseeing points included in the itinerary. Here is the detailed itinerary-
Kodaikanal is easily accessible by road from other Southern states.
The distance of Bangalore to Kodaikanal is around 470 kilometres and takes about 10 hours to get completed.
The distance between Kodaikanal to Munnar situated in Kerala is approximately 169 kilometres.
There is no direct Bangalore to Kodaikanal train but the nearest railway station is at Kodaikanal road located 100 kilometres away.
The nearest airport is at Madurai some 120 kilometres away.
Kodaikanal weather remains cool and pleasant throughout the year.
The best time to visit Kodaikanal is during the early summer months from February to April. The winter months of November and December are also good times to visit this hill station.
The first summer months are great times to indulge in Kodaikanal sightseeing and other activities.
The place turns verdant during monsoons, but too much rain can spoil your sightseeing plans. Temperatures are slightly high during the peak summer months.