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About Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal Holiday Packages

Kodaikanal tour packages are popular for rolling hills, cool breeze near the lake, the scent of pine forests, and wonderful waterfalls. Nestled in the southern range of Upper Palani Hills of the Western Ghats, Kodaikanal lies about 120 kilometers from Madurai.
One of the most visited hill stations of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is famous for lakes, waterfalls, viewpoints, and historical monuments. Along with Chennai, Ooty, Coimbatore, and Rameshwaram, it is one of the best holiday destinations in Tamil Nadu.

Founded during the British Raj era to escape the heat of Tamil Nadu plains, Kodaikanal is also dubbed as the “Princess of Hill Stations.” On a Kodaikanal tour, travelers get to enjoy the scenic natural surroundings and avoid the daily hustle of urban areas. This ideal retreat in Tamil Nadu is located between Coimbatore and Madurai. With an elevation of 2,133 meters above sea level between the Parappar and Gundar Valleys, the weather of Kodaikanal makes a visit worthwhile. Our Kodaikanal tour package from Bangalore or Mumbai can be booked by travelers to have a wonderful holiday in Tamil Nadu.


Best 10 Places to Visit in Kodaikanal Tour Package

Kodaikanal has several scenic points of interest scattered all over the hills. Some such attractions include Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Silver Cascade, and Kurinji Andavar Temple are other popular tourist attractions in Kodaikanal. Travelers in Kodaikanal have a lot of experiences to pick from. Another highlight of all Kodaikanal tour packages, Bryant Park is located east of the lake and 500 meters from the bus stand. It’s a wonderfully manicured botanical garden and you must visit on your Kodaikanal trip. It houses about 325 plant species within 20.5 acres. A part of Bryant Park features around 700 varieties of roses. Located about 8 km from Kodaikanal Bus Stand, Pillar Rocks features a set of three giant rock outcrops that are almost 122 meters tall. It’s a great vantage point in Kodaikanal for families and kids.

Browse our list of Ooty Kodaikanal tour package from Bangalore or Chennai and start your holidays with our well-curated and customizable itinerary.

1. Kodaikanal Lake

What’s Special: Natural Beauty

Nearby Attractions: Silver Cascade Falls, Kodai Chocolate Factory, Shalimar Weaves, Danish Display

Entry Fees: No entry fee

Timings: 24 hours

Distance From City Center: 1.3 km

Transportation Options: Cab

One of the top places to visit with our Kodaikanal holiday tour packages, the star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake is an artificial lake. Located in the heart of the town, it is undoubtedly Kodaikanal's most popular landmark and tourist attraction. Travelers can hire rowboats and or pedal boats from the Kodaikanal Boat Club. Horses and bicycles are also available for hire for a few minutes. Kodaikanal Lake is a must-visit when on a vacation in Tamil Nadu. The place is an awesome retreat for travelers

2. Mannavanur Lake

What’s Special: Natural beauty

Nearby Attractions: Poombarai Village, Berijam Lake, Pine Forest, Coakers Walk

Entry Fees: INR 10 per person

Timings: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Distance From City Center: 33.9 km

Transportation Options: Cab

One of the most serene places in Kodaikanal, Mannuvanur Lake is truly nature’s paradise. The lake is located in the Mannavanur village and is 34 km away from Kodaikanal. The captivating meadows and the serene surroundings make for an awesome retreat for the travelers. The lake is also surrounded by the majestic mountains making for the perfect spot for relaxation. Travelers can also enjoy snacks and other eating staples at the lake as there are many shops available nearby.

3. Guna Cave

What’s Special: Vegetable Cultivation

Entry Fees: INR 5 per person

Timings: 07.00 AM to 04.30 PM

Distance From City Center: 8.7 km

Transportation Options: Cab

Dating back to 1821, Guna caves are known for their beauty and sprinkling of nature. If you are a wanderlust and love exploring places, then the Guna Caves is just the place for you. One of the best treasures found near Kodaikanal, the caves were rediscovered of their natural beauty. Holding a historical significance, the caves are as beautiful from inside as from outside and seem glamourous to every eye.

4. La Salette Church

What’s Special: Vegetable Cultivation

Nearby Attractions: Valley of Flowers National Park, Guna Caves, Vattakanal Water Falls, Pillar Rocks Viewpoint

Entry Fees: No entry fee

Timings: Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, Saturday: 4:00 PM

Built By: Fr. Saint Cyr S.J

Built-In: 1866

Major Attractions: Statue of Lady Of La Salette

Distance From City Center: 3 km

Transportation Options: Cab

One of the oldest churches in the city, the church is a significant structure in the middle of the beautiful city. A statue of our Lady of La Salette is present inside this beautiful church. With a serene poise, the church beautiful exhibits the Tamil Frech Architecture. The intricate interiors of the church are adorned with graceful statues of the Lady and St. Joseph. You are lucky if you happen to visit the church during the festival of 9 days as it is a sight to adore.

5. Vattakanal Fall

What’s Special: Panoramic vistas, hike

Nearby Attractions: La Saleth Church, Guna Cave, Coakers Walk, Berijam Lake, Dali's Nuts

Entry Fees: No entry fee

Timings: 10 AM – 6 PM

Distance From City Center: 3 km

Transportation Options: Cab, Trek

At a distance of 3 km from the town of Kodaikanal, the lake is surrounded by hills and lush greenery. The attraction is the perfect place for travelers to spend some time in solace and peace. For a nature lover, this is the perfect place to soak in some beautiful sights and observe nature closely. The bridge near the lake is the perfect spot for taking some pictures. Some local vendors are also located close to the lake and serve local delicacies. Adventure lovers can go on a hike along the trail and reach the waterfall.

6. Green Valley View

What’s Special: Offers a bird’s eye view of the Vaigai Dam

Nearby Attractions: Kodai Lake, Bear Shola falls, Dolphin’s nose

Timings: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Distance From City: 5.5 kms

Transportation Options: Cab

If you are wanting to get that one look at the beautiful and mesmerising greenery of Kodaikanal then you must visit Green Valley View for sure where you will even get a close look at the magnificent mountains where you can capture amazing pictures.

7. Bear Shola Falls

What’s Special: Nature’s beauty, exotic species and fauna

Nearby Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Green Valley View, Silent valley view, Guna’s cave

Timings: 10.00 AM to 06.00 PM

Distance From City: 2 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi

If you want to experience serenity and tranquillity then you must include Bear Shola falls in your bucket list. Bear Shola falls has been named so because the bear generally visits the waterfalls in order to quench its thirst. This is indeed a great option for Kodaikanal sightseeing where you will get to see thick forests in Kodaikanal.

8. Pillar Rocks

What’s Special: The mystery behind the pillar rocks

Nearby Attractions: Silver Cascade falls, Kodaikanal lake, Thalaiyar falls

Timings: 09.00 AM to 04.00 PM

Distance From City: 8.7 kms

Transportation Options: Cab

One of the popular places amongst lovers is Pillar rocks which narrate a yarn of a love story that touches many people’s hearts. The pillars have a height of about 400 meters and they protrude from the tall mountains. The tourists might fall in love with the beautiful place and they usually capture amazing pictures for memories.

9. Thalaiyar Falls

What’s Special: Highest waterfall in Tamil Nadu

Nearby Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Green Valley View, Silent valley view

Timings: 10.00 am to 06.00 pm (Closed on Sundays)

Distance From City: 26.3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, trek

One of the popular tourist spots in Tamil Nadu is Thalaiyar falls which are regarded as one of the highest waterfalls in Tamil Nadu which falls from a height of 297 meters. It is considered to be one of the must-visit sightseeing places in Tamil Nadu. People generally hike to the waterfalls which are at a distance of 15 kms.

10. Coakers Walk

What’s Special: The epitome of beauty on earth

Nearby Attractions: Silver Cascade falls, Kodaikanal lake, Thalaiyar falls

Timings: 07.00 AM to 07.00 PM

Distance From City: 0.5 kms

Transportation Options: Cab

One of the highlights of Kodaikanal is the popular Coakers walk which is famous for its natural beauty. What escalates the view of the valley is the telescope house which is although chargeable but yet worth the beauty of the place which the tourists will witness.


What is the Best Time to Visit Kodaikanal?

The temperature in Kodaikanal is pleasant throughout the year thanks to its high elevation in the Palani Hills. The best time to book Kodaikanal trip package is April through June as the summer in Kodaikanal is milder than the plains. July through September is the off-season in Kodaikanal due to heavy rainfall. One can plan a trip during monsoon to cut back on Kodaikanal tour package cost. The winter season in Kodaikanal is also popular among the newlyweds and adventure seekers. Hotel prices and flight tickets are cheaper in the off season, especially during the monsoon months.


How to Reach Kodaikanal?

So, hop on a journey with our Kodaikanal packages, now! The nearest airport from Kodaikanal is Madurai Airport (IXM) which is about 120 km away. It is served by regular domestic flights from Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi. At 80 km, Kodai Road is the nearest railway station from Kodaikanal. Apart from that, commuting within Kodaikanal is also not a hassle. A number of transportation options are available for travelers to commute from one place to another. One can hire a cab, use a bus, or other means of local transport to travel from one place to another within the city.

Go through our listing of well-curated and customizable Kodaikanal tour packages for a hassle-free getaway to Tamil Nadu.

Browse our list of Ooty Kodaikanal tour package from Bangalore or Chennai and start your holidays with our well-curated and customizable itinerary.


8 Kodaikanal Tour Packages

Best Kodaikanal Tour Packages
Kodaikanal Tour Packages Duration Price* Inclusions Details
Mysore Coorg Ooty & Kodaikanal Package 6 Nights / 7 Days â‚ą28000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
2 Night Kodaikanal Tour Package 2 Nights / 3 Days â‚ą15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Wonders Of Kodaikanal and ooty 4 Nights / 5 Days â‚ą21000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
3 Night Kodaikanal Tour 3 Nights / 4 Days â‚ą15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Short break to Kodaikanal 3 Nights / 4 Days â‚ą19000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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Mysore Coorg Ooty & Kodaikanal Package 1 Night Mysore | 2 Night Coorg | 2 Night Ooty | 1 Night Kodaikanal

7 Days & 6 Nights

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2 Night Kodaikanal Tour Package 2 Night Pondicherry Kodaikanal

3 Days & 2 Nights

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Wonders Of Kodaikanal and ooty 2 Night Kodaikanal | 2 Night Ooty

5 Days & 4 Nights

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3 Night Kodaikanal Tour 3 Night Kodaikanal

4 Days & 3 Nights

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Short break to Kodaikanal 3 Night Kodaikanal

4 Days & 3 Nights

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Kodaikanal Kanyakumari Rameswaram & Madurai Package 2 Night Kodaikanal | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai

6 Days & 5 Nights

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MYSORE - OOTY - KODAIKANAL Mysore( 01 Night )- Ooty(02 Nights)- Kodaikanal(02 Nights)

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Coimbatore-Kodaikanal Tour 1 Night Coimbatore |2 Night Kodaikanal

4 Days & 3 Nights

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