8 days in Kodaikanal, Munnar & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

8 days in Kodaikanal, Munnar & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

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8 days in Kodaikanal, Munnar & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, admire the natural beauty at Bryant Park, and then explore the activities along Mannavanur Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kodaikanal trip planner .

Chennai to Kodaikanal is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. In April in Kodaikanal, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

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nights
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar online trip builder .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Munnar in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Munnar

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Climbing Tours
Spas & Wellness
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens

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Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Abbi Falls, then don't miss a visit to Raja's Tomb ( Gadhige), and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nagarhole National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Namdroling Monastery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Raja's Seat.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Kodagu (Coorg) holiday builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kodagu (Coorg) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Nagarhole National Park
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Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Raja's Seat ©
Raja's Seat

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