7 days in Kodaikanal & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

7 days in Kodaikanal & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

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7 days in Kodaikanal & Ooty (Udhagamandalam) Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
1
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Head to Mistletoe art Gallery and Dynastyfor some retail therapy. Tea Museum and Shembaganur Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Kodaikanal's surroundings by going to Spas & Wellness (in Munnar) and Marayur (Megalithic Dolmens of Marayur & Marayoor Sandalwood Forest). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, trek along 80 Mile Round, delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary website .

Mumbai to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kodaikanal when traveling from Mumbai in February, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Marayur, Munnar
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest ©
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palamalai Ranganathar Temple and St. Stephen's Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Karaimadai Ranganathar Temple and Venkateshwara Perumal Temple. When in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), make a side trip to see Moyar River in Mudumalai, approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, stop by Higginbotham's Bookstore, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. February in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Coimbatore, Moyar River
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
Moyar River ©
Moyar River

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