8 days in Kodaikanal & Madurai Itinerary

8 days in Kodaikanal & Madurai Itinerary

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8 days in Kodaikanal & Madurai Itinerary

Start: Kodaikanal
1
Kodaikanal
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Madurai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Kodaikanal

4
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kodaikanal: Tea Town Kerala - Munnar (in Suryanelli), Mathikettan Shola National Park (in Idukki) and Tata Tea Outlet (in Pallivasal). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Bryant Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kodaikanal. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Tea Town Kerala - Munnar, Tata Tea Outlet, Moer Point, Mathikettan Shola National Park
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Spas
Mathikettan Shola National Park ©
Mathikettan Shola National Park

3
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Madurai route planner.

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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