6 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

6 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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6 days in Kodaikanal & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Kodaikanal
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Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
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Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Kodaikanal

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin's Nose and Perumal Peak. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, get great views at Pillar Rocks, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, and stroll around Bryant Park.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kodaikanal. In June, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, admire the sheer force of Kaalikesam Waterfalls, then make a trip to Sunset View Point, and finally kick back and relax at Sanguthurai Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muttom Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Kanyakumari in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Kodaikanal in June, plan for slightly colder days in Kanyakumari, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Muttom Beach, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Sothavilai Beach ©
Sothavilai Beach

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