36 days in Kodaikanal & Chennai Itinerary

36 days in Kodaikanal & Chennai Itinerary

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36 days in Kodaikanal & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
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Kodaikanal
— 18 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Chennai
— 17 nights
End: Chennai

18
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mannavanur Lake and Christ the King Church. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park, take in the awesome beauty at Perumal Peak, and take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kodaikanal online vacation planner .

Chennai to Kodaikanal is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chennai in May, expect nights in Kodaikanal to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 39°C. You'll set off for Chennai on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Poombarai Village View ©
Poombarai Village View
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose

17
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Descent Of The Ganges and India Seashell Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Mahishasuramardini Cave, Lighthouse Heritage Museum, & more), Kanchipuram (Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Tirrupakuzhi Vijayaraghave Perumal Temple, & more) and Covelong Beach (in Covelong). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, get in on the family fun at VGP Snow Kingdom, and take a stroll through Mylapore.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chennai trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kodaikanal to Chennai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kodaikanal in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chennai: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Rockfort Temple, DakshinaChitra Museum, Covelong Beach
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Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
VGP Snow Kingdom ©
VGP Snow Kingdom
Covelong Beach ©
Covelong Beach

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