9 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

9 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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9 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Kanyakumari
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Kanyakumari
— 6 nights
Kanyakumari

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Poombarai Village View, then take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then get great views at Pillar Rocks, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Silent Valley View Point, explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple, then take in the pleasant sights at Coaker's Walk, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Berijam Lake.

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Kanyakumari to Kodaikanal is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks
Pillar Rocks

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanyakumari: Tirunelveli (Kappal Matha Church & Suyambulinga swamy temple). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, admire the sheer force of Thirparappu Falls, and get outside with Marunthuval Malai.

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Getting from Kodaikanal to Kanyakumari by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial
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Thiruvalluvar Statue

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