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Planning a trip to Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

9th May to 13th May, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 56,000 - 85,500View Breakdown

Things to do in Kodaikanal in May

Day 1 - Thursday 9th, May
Morning -

Road trip from Hyderabad to Kodaikanal

Afternoon -

Check-in at hotel and relax

Evening -

Visit Coaker's Walk for sunset views

Day 2 - Friday 10th, May
Morning -

Visit Bryant Park for a peaceful morning walk

Afternoon -

Stroll through the charming streets of Vattakanal and enjoy the serene surroundings

Evening -

Relax by the Kodaikanal Lake and take a leisurely boat ride

Day 3 - Saturday 11th, May
Morning -

Explore the Shembaganur Museum of Natural History

Afternoon -

Indulge in local cuisine at Astoria Veg Restaurant

Evening -

Visit the local market for handicrafts and souvenirs

Day 4 - Sunday 12th, May
Morning -

Spend a peaceful morning at the Pillar Rocks viewpoint

Afternoon -

Relaxing spa day at Zion Spa

Evening -

Enjoy a peaceful evening at Cozy Restaurant & Cafe

Day 5 - Monday 13th, May
Morning -

Relaxing nature walk at the Pine Forest

Afternoon -

Enjoy a picnic at the serene Bear Shola Falls

Evening -

Admire the sunset from Silent Valley View Point

Day 6 - Tuesday 14th, May
Morning -

Check-out from hotel and begin road trip back to Hyderabad

Afternoon -

Lunch at Malgudi Cafe for a delicious South Indian meal

Weather in Kodaikanal in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 30°C
Chance of Rain20%

Kodaikanal in May typically experiences pleasant and warm weather with occasional rainfall. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Kodaikanal

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts -

Pack light and breathable fabrics for the warm weather.

Light jacket -

Evenings can be chilly, so bring a light jacket for warmth.

Comfortable pants -

For exploring the scenic landscapes and walking around town.

Comfortable shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so pack comfortable and supportive shoes.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the bright sun.

Hat -

Shield your head and face from the sun's rays.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout your trip.

Small backpack -

For carrying your essentials while exploring.

Essentials & Must Haves

Cash and cards -

Cash is still widely accepted, but cards are becoming more common.

Travel documents -

Keep your passport and visa (if necessary) secure.

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries or emergencies.

Insect repellent -

Protect yourself from mosquitoes.

Good to have

Camera -

Capture the beautiful scenery and memories.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or admiring nature's beauty.

Travel pillow and blanket -

For a more comfortable journey.

Light snacks -

For quick energy boosts during your travels.


Smartphone and charger -

For navigation, communication, and capturing memories.

Travel adapter -

If necessary, depending on your country of origin.

Headphones -

For listening to music, podcasts, or audiobooks during your journey.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Both cash and cards are widely accepted in Kodaikanal.


Local Experiences in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

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Budget for Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR56,000 - 85,500

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Travel Expense (Road Trip)
INR 2,500- 3,500
INR 24,000- 36,000
INR 8,000- 12,000
Local Travelling
INR 1,500- 2,000
INR 12,000- 20,000
INR 8,000- 12,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Carry some cash as some local places may not accept cards
  • Try the local street food for an authentic experience

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.