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What would make for a good 3-day, 2-night trip to Kodaikanal?
Last updated: 05 Apr 2022

 

Do you feel tired and bored from the monotony of your life? If so, a Short Weekend trip can be the best way to break the monotony of a busy life. You can get a perfect escape from a stressful life in a secluded and captivating destination. Also, science suggests that regular short breaks from complicated life are good for health and well-being with pocket-friendly expenses. If you are worried about the arrangement then all the difficulties about travelling can be eased with services from an India tour operator.

If you are wondering about the perfect location to explore on your next trip we have a great suggestion. You must visit Kodaikanal, a gem of South India. In this article, we will tell you more about Kerala travel, Kodaikanal, and an ideal 3-day 2-night itinerary for a fulfilling trip.

 

 

What would make for a good 3-day, 2-night trip to Kodaikanal

Why should you choose Kodaikanal for your next trip?

The Hill station of Kodaikanal has a pleasant and relaxing climate around the year. The location is characterized by dense woods, rolling hill slopes, gushing rivers, and waterfalls with picturesque Valleys. The captivating beauty of Kodaikanal with its lush green landscape is a dreamy and less explored destination. It is also known as 'Princess of Hills', located at an elevation of 7000 feet above sea level.

The 3 days and 2-night trip itineraries for Kodaikanal are:

Day 1: Coakers Walk- Bryant Park- Kodai lake- Shembaganur museum of natural history

What would make for a good 3-day, 2-night trip to Kodaikanal

You can visit Coakers walk. You must visit that man-made walking plaza. It was built by Lt Coaker in 1872. And stands a popular place in Kodaikanal. It is ideal for an afternoon stroll with lush green Valleys insight for lots of memories to cherish.

Next, you can go to Bryant botanical park near Kodai lake. It has over 325 species of trees, shrubs, and colorful flowers. They seem like nature's paradise and it is a photographer's delight. Also, there is a 160-year-old eucalyptus tree that attracts a lot of tourists.

Kodai Lake is a famous destination in Tamil Nadu. This star-shaped artificial lake is 2285 meters above sea level and was built in 1863 by Sir Hentry Levinge. He was the collector of Madurai who shifted to Kodaikanal post his retirement. He planned to make a lake of the abundant marshy land where you can take part in activities like fishing and boating.

You can complete your day after with a visit to the Shembaganur museum of natural history. It is a story lover's paradise. It was founded in 1895. You will get to see multiple artifacts from the palayiar tribes. Their descendants reside in the hill station even today and it is a tourist attraction for those who prefer exploration. Also, you can choose to go boating and walking there and in India Tour operator will guide you about it. Come back to the Kodaikanal bus stand, which is an 8 to 10 km ride.

Day 2: Pillar Rocks- Guna caves- Subrahmanya temple - Bear Shola falls

What would make for a good 3-day, 2-night trip to Kodaikanal

Next morning at 8:30 you can go to Pillar Rocks through a bus that takes you through a beautiful scenic beauty. It is one of the best sightseeing places with the breathtaking beauty of nature. The place gets its name from three vertical rocks there. It is at a height of 400 feet and the sight of Pillar hidden in fog and mist seems like a wonderland with fairytale beauty. It is optional to visit a Dolphin's nose.

Moreover, the Guna caves are a fascinating tourist site with a filmy connection. It gets its name from the movie Guna which starred Kamal Hassan. It is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and it's a must-visit for some good adventure. The place is a popular hiking trail and after the movie was shot in the place it got its name.

After that, you can come back to the town if you prefer. You can visit Subrahmanya temple which is 65 km away from the town center. It is devoted to Lord Kartikeya. However, it's situated at a height of 135 meters and you will have to climb more than a lot of steps for it. Also, it is popular for travellers giving a sense of fulfillment.

Next, your India tour operator will make you visit the bear shola falls that stream down in a slanting way. It lies deep in the forest reserves that are untouched by human activities. The rejuvenating trip will soothe your soul to the core. On the other hand, there are vattakanal falls between the dense forests of Karnataka. The amazing hills, trees, flora, and greenery are enriching sites.

Lastly, you can get rid of your tiredness from a long day in the silent valley viewpoint. It is near that berijam lake that is perfect for a late evening stroll. Also, an India tour operator gives a detailed plan on visiting amazing scenic views around mountains and rolling hills for a mesmerizing sight.

 

Day 3: Kurinji Andavar temple - Chettiar park

What would make for a good 3-day, 2-night trip to Kodaikanal

You can spend your third day exploring the kurinji Andavar temple and Chettiar park. The temple is dedicated to pilgrims in Kodaikanal at an offbeat location where you can get captivating views of the Palani hills. You can get a perfect view of the vaigai dam and the temple is linked with kurinji flowers. The interesting part is that they bloom only once in 12 years. So, you must not leave without visiting the place with the assistance of a India Tour operator.

Furthermore, visit the amazing green garden at Chettiar Park. It is an extensive tourist attraction and hill station with rare species of flowers that give you a comforting weekend. You will experience exquisiteness at every step with beautiful lawns for a good ecotourism opportunity.

Apart from the itinerary by India Tour operator, you can choose to visit other locations like silent valley view, Astrophysics observatory, moir point, Poombarai village view, or fairy falls for a more extensive Kodaikanal tour.

 

Summing up,

We can assure you that your visit to Kodaikanal will be worth your time. You can relax, refresh and get an offbeat travel experience in Kerala that will be full of memories.

If you want a perfect 3 day - 2 night trip to Kondaikanal then you must contact Kerala tour packages. Kerala tour packages offer specially designed experiences with a more authentic experience of God's own country. Also, you can be assured of an affordable and quality travel package by one of the best India tour operators that will enhance and ease your journey.

 

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