5 days in Kodaikanal, Kozhikode & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

5 days in Kodaikanal, Kozhikode & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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5 days in Kodaikanal, Kozhikode & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Kozhikode
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal trip planner .

New Delhi to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Kodaikanal are a bit cooler (39°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

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

1
day
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
On the 19th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Kozhikode Beach, then revel in the low prices at HiLite Mall, then admire the sheer force of Tusharagiri Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valayanad Devi Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kozhikode online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Kozhikode takes 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kozhikode

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Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Valayanad Devi Temple ©
Valayanad Devi Temple

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning site .

You can drive from Kozhikode to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5.5 hours. May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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