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Kodaikanal Tour Packages

The name says it all. Chill weather, meandering meadows and beautiful valleys, a walk through the m... mist and pine woods, Kodaikanal encompasses all, and a good Kodaikanal Tour Package should ensure that you experience all of these. It is one of the most popular and amazing hill stations in the country. Oozing with pristine climate and beautiful lakes, with a well-planned holiday package, Kodaikanal surprises the tourist in you every time you visit there.

Known as the Gift of The Forest, Kodaikanal is steeped in history and time, and is one of the most ideal locations for a tourism package-engagement. Being youthful and playful in every passing season, it attracts and keeps you surprised through its quaint valleys, lovely meadows, and charming rivulets. With tourism gaining popularity, Kodaikanal places have become a popular place of interest in the varied genre of people.

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Kodaikanal is a tourist paradise. It is considered as a perfect honeymoon destination for the newly-weds. Some of the best places to visit in Kodaikanal are as follows.

Kodaikanal Lake :
Kodaikanal Himalayan Railway :Kodaikanal Lake is the town's most popular landmark and a famous tourist destination. Nestled in the heart of the town, this is an artificial and a star-shaped lake with tourists flocking from all over. A ride on row boats or pedals that can be hired from the Kodaikanal boat club is a great experience here. What more, you can also hire horses and bicycles and take a ride around for shorter periods. There is also a five-kilometre path that skirts the periphery of this lake, which makes a lovely walk to spend an evening and make Kodaikanal sightseeing a memorable experience.

Coaker's Walk
Coaker's Walk is a name synonymous with movie shooting. Constructed by Lt Coaker in 1872, this is one kilometer stretch of pedestrian path running along the meandering slopes of Kodai. Coakers' Walks provides you with a mesmerizing view of the plains and enriches your Kodaikanal sightseeingexperience.

Green Valley View
Situated near the Golf Course, Green Valley view was formerly known as the suicide point. It offers an excellent panoramic view of the plains overlooking the Vaigai dam. There is also a stairway leading up to the valley and offers an extremely beautiful view for the tourists.

Bear Shola falls
This is one of the must-visit places in Kodaikanal tour packages. Situated three kilometer from Kodaikanal town, this is a tall waterfall in the reserve forest. One has to do a bit of trekking to reach this place.

Dolphin's Nose
This is one of the most common among the tourist places in Kodaikanal. Situated soon after Pambar Bridge, this is an undisturbed area down to a steep rocky trail. There is a short paved walkway that leads to the Pambar falls. The famous 1985 Liril advertisement was shot here.

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory
Among the tourist places in Kodaikanal, the solar observatory is the highest location in Kodaikanal. The observation commenced here in 1901. One can take a look at the Kodaikanal terrestrial telescope, which offers a panoramic view of Sothupparai dam, Vaigai dam, Periyakulam and Varaha River. During peak season, it is open to public daily and a few hours on Fridays during non-season.

Bryant Park
Bryant Park is among the best places to visit in Kodaikanal. This is situated near to the lake and is wonderfully maintained as a botanical garden. It has history and curiosity intertwined in it. Eucalyptus tree and Bodhi tree are found here, which adds a religious significance to the park. The entrance fee is nominal and can be visited all through the year.
There are several places to visit in Kodaikanal. Similarly, you can indulge in various activities here. Below are the few activities that you can try there.

Pedal through Kodai Lake
Kodaikanal Lake, situated in the heart of the town, is one of the best tourist places in Kodaikanal. You can hire a row or pedal boat to enjoy the experience.

Get drenched in Waterfalls :
Kodaikanal is known for several waterfalls like Bear Shola falls, silver cascade, Glen falls and Fairy falls. A visit to all these waterfalls is a must in Visiit.com Kodaikanal tour packages. This makes for a good romantic as well as a family outing.

Take a long walk through Coakers
Coaker's Walk is an extremely popular place for long and short walks. This is a popular spot for couples, youth and families. From here take a walk up to the Telescope House near the gate for lovely close-ups of the Kodaikanal Valley and the nearby township. The best time to visit Coaker's Walk is before 2 pm for as the day nears dusk, the valley covers itself in a veil of beautiful mist hampering distant views.

Understand Anthropology from Dolmen circle
This is a must visit place if you are a heritage and anthropology freak. Dolmen Circle will give you insight into the lives of prehistoric humans who lived in Kodaikanal. You can also find some excavated artifacts.

Get Pillared At Pillar's Rock
Pillars rocks are three vertical granite boulders standing close to each other amidst rainforests. These are visually stunning and measures 400 ft in height from the ground level. Another unique feature of these Kodaikanal places is Devil's Kitchen, a dark chamber between the pillars.

Understand Caving at Kukkal Caves
Kukkal Caves is the best among the places to visit in Kodaikanal. These caves are actually carved out of overhanging rock slabs.

From tea to tourism and flowers, Kodaikanal has a lot of festivals to offer for the discerning tourist. Here are the top festivals being celebrated in Kodaikanal

Tea and tourism Festival
Held in January every year, this provides visitors for sampling several varieties of tea and relish several types of authentic South Indian cuisine.

Pongal
Pongal is a famous festival in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated with much fervor in Kodaikanal also. This is the harvest festival of the region and holds a special place among the locals.

Summer Festival
Kodaikanal was a summer retreat for American and British settlers. This festival is closely related to this aspect. Hence, the festival is celebrated with much zeal and zest in the month of May. Kodaikanal looks beautiful during this time. There will be a lot of festivities like boat races, flower exhibitions, fruit shows etc.

Since Kodaikanal is a hill station, the weather of this enchanting place is pleasant throughout the year. Though the best time to visit the place from March to June, it can also be visited from December to February as well. During the latter part of the year, the weather remains chilly. The best part is that during peak season time, visitors can also indulge in various festivals like Tea & tourism festival, Pongal, Natyanjali festival among others. The remaining part of the season which includes June to September is filled with rain but is equally beautiful during this season as well. It adorns a new look with so much greenery during this time. Popular tour operators like Visiit.com offer several tour packages from Bangalore and other cities all throughout the year.

Kodaikanal is a popular weekend destination for most of the travelers. If you have some extra time, there are a few places that can be clubbed and traveled from Kodaikanal.

Ooty
Ooty is the twin sister of Kodaikanal.Ooty is situated 158 kilometers from Kodaikanal and can be visited throughout the year.

Coimbatore
Coimbatore is 105 kilometers away from Kodaikanal and it has a few falls that add charm to your Kodai trip. It includes Kovai Kutralam falls, Vaidehi waterfalls and Thoonakkadavi Lake.

Madurai
Madurai is just 79 kilometers from Kodaikanal and it has an intriguing history of architecture and vibrancy of devotion entwined in it. Madurai Meenakshi temple is the must-visit place in Madurai.

Yercaud
Yercaud is 189 kilometers from Kodaikanal and is a popular hill station. It is known for its stunning beauty, trekking trails and abundant forests. The best part is that there are several tour packages from Bangalore to Yercaud and Kodaikanal.

Dindigul
Dindigul is another popular weekend destination from Kodaikanal. This is historically one of the most important cities of Tamilnadu. Known for its illustrious Railway junction, Dindugul serves as the gateway to Theni, Trichy and Madurai

Kodaikanal is a haven for food lovers. You'll get authentic Tamil cuisine to Tibetan and Chinese food right there in Kodaikanal. Here are a few must-try foods in Kodaikanal

Pasta and Pizzas PT Road in Kodaikanal is a hotspot for various kind pasta and pizzas. You'll also get some chicken pie and flavourful Pesto pasta here.

Pastries and Sweets
Pastries and sweets are common in Kodaikanal. Then there are some extremely delicious rum balls available in some of the popular shops there.

Kodai Cheese
Kodaikanal is famous for some amazing cheese. Kodai produces some of the best variety of cheeses and you can buy them and even gift to your loved ones at home.

Go Veg At Kodai
Vegetarian also have some amazing kinds of stuff at Kodai. Baby corns and baby carrots are a must try in Kodaikanal.

Kodaikanal is easily accessible from all parts of the country. It can be reached by flight, train, and bus. But quite a few travelers make the option of traveling in a car or hired vehicle to enjoy the beauty.

By Air
Kodaikanal is easily connected by air and most of the airports are close by. The nearest airports are Madurai (115 kilometers), Coimbatore ( 170 kilometers), Tiruchirappalli ( 197 kilometers), Tuticorin ( 262 kilometers)

By Train
The nearest railway stations are Palani (64 kilometers), Kodaikanal Road (80 kilometers), Dindigul (100 kilometers) and Madurai (114 kilometer)

Bus
There are frequent buses from Madura Arappalayam bus stand, Kodai road and Dindigul. The two to three-hour drive via Ghat roads to Kodaikanal is a memorable experience. Tourists take a break at Palani hills and enjoy the beauty.

Kodaikanal has a monsoon-influenced subtropical highland climate. The temperatures are cool throughout the year due to the high elevation of the city. The best time to visit this place is from September to May. Winters are very cool with maximum temperature at 30 degrees and minimum at 8 degrees. In summers, the average temperature is from 20 degrees to 34 degrees. Monsoon has average rainfalls and is considered the ideal time to visit the place. The peak season for enjoying Kodaikanal sightseeing is between April to June and from September to October. Winter months are very cold and are ideal for honeymoon trips.

Kodaikanal is an adventurous as well as a relaxed tourist attraction. Even before you venture in various activities you have to take extra precaution. You should always remember to take the necessary cautionary tips from the locals before doing adventurous activities like trekking, horse-riding and boat riding. The water in the lake may be contaminated. Hence it is advisable not to use it. Always carry a first aid kit along with all the prescribed medicines and drugs. You should always take care of the luggage and be careful with strangers. You should never entertain beggars. While traveling it is mandatory that you carry all the documents and identity proofs. You should keep your valuables and money carefully. Since it is a hilly area and the road has several hairpin bends, always drive safe through this place. Also, the place is covered with mist most of the time so ensure to drive with head lights on to overcome accidents. Book Kodaikanal holiday packages at Visiit We make your Kodaikanal trip unforgettable by providing all inclusive packages at discount prices.






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