11 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

11 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

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11 days in Kodaikanal & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Kodaikanal
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Pondicherry
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
End: Guwahati

4
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Perumal Peak, Dolmen Circle, Danish Display, and other attractions. Palani Murugan Temple and Kodaikanal Solar Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Kurinji Andavar Temple and Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple) are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Dolphin's Nose, admire the sheer force of Vattakanal Waterfalls, stop by Shalimar Weaves, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kodaikanal trip itinerary planner.

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, Kodaikanal is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palani
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Palani Murugan Temple ©
Palani Murugan Temple
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.
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges and Gingee Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Descent Of The Ganges and Immaculate Conception Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pondicherry: Mahabalipuram (Srinithi Art Gallery, Ganesh Ratha Temple, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Ma Pondy Cherie, enjoy the sand and surf at Rock Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Tasmai, a Centre for Art & Culture.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pondicherry road trip planning website .

Drive from Kodaikanal to Pondicherry in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Pondicherry

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Sadhana Forest, Gingee Fort, New Church of our Lady of Lourdes
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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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