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Kodaikanal Trek + Exploration with Safarnama

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Fri, 7 Dec 7:00PM - Sun, 9 Dec 11:00PM
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Kodaikanal is one of the very popular and most sought after Honeymoon and holiday destination hill resorts in South India. This hill station stands 7200 feet above sea level and situated in upper Palani hills of the western ghats near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as the princes of Hill Stations.

The cool and misty weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings will mesmerize any visitor throughout the year. Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake, bath in one of the splashing waterfalls, go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views.

ITINERARY 

Day 0 

Depart from Bangalore.

Get picked up on Friday night from different spots at the different time and start your overnight journey to Kodaikanal.

  • 07:15 PM: Baroda Bank, Koramangala or
  • 08:00 PM: New Shanti Nagar hotel
  • 08:30 PM: (Hard rock café) MG road at 8:30 PM

Enroute the bus will stop for dinner.

Day 1

Reach Kodaikanal reach the hotel room get fresh and have breakfast. 

After breakfast, the journey starts. Reach the Vattekanal checkpoint and watch the amazing vattekanal waterfalls and the trek to mountain view point, relax for sometime and then go further down to dolphin view point and Echo point. Relax for sometime and the start trekking further down to Vellakavi village which is at a distance of 4-5km from Dolphin view point. 

The Vellakavi viallge is far away from city with the population of around 100. The people of village use Horses as a way to commute and connect to the city. Its a beautiful village and thats where we will camp. Once you reach the village get fresh have lunch and engage in multiple activities. Explore the village and have dinner enjoy the bonfire and rest for the night. 

Day 2. 

Get up early in the morning get fresh have breakfast, start the trek by 6 AM back to Dolphin point and again back to Vattekanal checkpoint. Sit in the buses and we depart for Bangalore. 

 

IN SHORT 

Day 0 

Depart from bangalore 

Day 1 

  • Reach Kodaikanal, get fresh and have breakfast
  • Reach vattekanal checkpoint 
  • Visit vattekanal waterfall 1,2 and lions cave
  • Visit mountain view point 
  • Visit Dolphins Nose point and Echo point. 
  • Start the trek to Vellakavi village  
  • Reach the village, have lunch 
  • Explore the village or engage i other activities 
  • Have dinner and enjoy a bonfire

Day 2 

Get up early have breakfast and leave early for vattekanal, and depart. 

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MANDATORY THING TO CARRY

MANDATORY THING TO CARRY
  • Two liters of water bottles
  • Rain coat (if in case it rains)
  • A torch
  • A cap / Sunglasses to avoid direct Sun
  • Personal medical kit / Medications (if any)
  • Good Trekking Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Extra trousers and inner-wears

 

WEAR

  • Cargo/track pants -2
  • T-shirt -2
  • Shoes, Socks
  • Personal medication kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain Coat

Meal

  • Vegetarian food will be provided
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 1 dinner

Other Inclusions 

  • Local and experienced guides and trek facilitators
  • Snack/Power packs for trek
  • Permission from Forest Dept
  • First aid kit
  • Bon-fire
  • Lots and lots of FUN.

 

Transport

  • Pick up and drop from Bangalore in a vehicle and the type of vehicle depends on the size of group
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