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