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

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

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

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
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Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Kozhikode
— 1 night
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), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple.

Before you visit Kodaikanal, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: highs in Kodaikanal hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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night
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), look for all kinds of wild species at Mavoor Wetlands, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vayalada, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tusharagiri Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kozhikode Beach, get in on the family fun at Lion's Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valayanad Devi Temple.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kozhikode travel route builder website .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kozhikode

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Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach
Mavoor Wetlands ©
Mavoor Wetlands
Lion's Park ©
Lion's Park

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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 21st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online trip maker .

Getting from Kozhikode to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) by car takes about 5.5 hours. May in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Side Trip

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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