10 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

10 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

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10 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Pondicherry
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
End: Guwahati

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin's Nose and Mannavanur Lake. Get a sense of the local culture at Kurinji Andavar Temple and Shembaganur Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from Kodaikanal to Palani to see Kannadi Perumal Temple about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Palani Hills, explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at La Saleth Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Shola Falls.

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Guwahati to Kodaikanal is an approximately 8-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Guwahati in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kodaikanal, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palani
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose
Palani ©
Palani

6
nights
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Explore hidden gems such as Rock Beach and Kriti Eco Boutique. Gingee Fort and Descent Of The Ganges will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pondicherry: Mahabalipuram (India Seashell Museum, Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, kick back and relax at Auro Beach, identify plant and animal life at Sadhana Forest, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple.

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Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Pondicherry takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Sadhana Forest, Gingee Fort
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Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach
Gingee Fort ©
Gingee Fort
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges ©
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges

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