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Planning a trip to Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

27th Apr to 30th Apr, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Kodaikanal in April

Day 1 - Saturday 27th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Kodaikanal by train from Tirunelveli. Check into the hotel and relax for a while.

afternoon -

Visit Coaker's Walk for a leisurely stroll with panoramic views of the valley and nearby hills.

evening -

Dine at Altaf's Cafe for some delicious Indian and Chinese cuisine.

Day 2 - Sunday 28th, Apr
morning -

Visit Bryant Park to enjoy the serene nature, colorful flowers, and boating facility.

afternoon -

Explore the local culture at the Shembaganur Museum of Natural History for a lazy afternoon of learning.

evening -

Indulge in some delicious South Indian cuisine at the Royal Tibet restaurant in Kodaikanal.

Day 3 - Monday 29th, Apr
morning -

Spend a tranquil morning by the Kodaikanal Lake, enjoying the serene environment and possibly a boat ride.

afternoon -

Explore the local markets for some budget-friendly shopping and local street food at Bazaar Road.

evening -

Enjoy a relaxed dinner at the Tibetan Brothers restaurant for some authentic Tibetan cuisine.

Day 4 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
morning -

Take a lazy morning stroll at the Pillar Rocks to enjoy the breathtaking views of the three giant rock pillars.

afternoon -

Head to the Guna Cave for a lazy exploration of these naturally formed caves and majestic rock formations.

evening -

Dine at the Cloud Street Cafe for some delicious Continental and Indian cuisine with a great ambiance.

Day 5 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Relax and enjoy the morning at the hotel before checking out and departing from Kodaikanal.

afternoon -

Travel back to Tirunelveli by train from Kodaikanal.

evening -

Bid farewell to Kodaikanal with a delicious meal at the Muncheez restaurant in Tirunelveli.

Weather in Kodaikanal in Invalid date
Avg Temp12°C to 26°C
Chance of Rain40%

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

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Things to Carry on your trip to Kodaikanal

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable and lightweight clothing -

Pack breathable fabrics like cotton or linen to stay cool in the warm weather.

Light jacket or sweater -

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

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking, so make sure your shoes are supportive and comfortable.

Swimsuit (optional) -

If you plan on swimming in the lake or waterfalls, bring a swimsuit.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun's glare.

Hat -

Keep the sun off your head and face.

Scarf or bandana -

Can be used for wiping sweat, covering your head from the sun, or as a makeshift face mask.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying your essentials while exploring.

Essentials & Must Haves

Travel documents (passport, visa, ID card) -

Make copies of important documents and keep them separate from the originals.

Money (cash and credit/debit cards) -

Carry a mix of local currency and international cards for convenience.

First-aid kit -

Include basic bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.

Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap) -

Pack travel-sized containers to save space.

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Insect repellent -

Keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated, especially during warm weather.

Hand sanitizer -

Maintain hygiene while on the go.

Small umbrella -

For unexpected rain showers.

Good to have

Travel pillow -

For added comfort during the train journey.

Small flashlight -

For exploring at night or in dimly lit areas.

Travel towel -

Quick-drying and compact for swimming or wiping off sweat.

Camera -

Capture the beautiful scenery and memories.

Guidebook or map -

For exploring the area and finding hidden gems.


Smartphone -

For navigation, communication, and entertainment.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged while on the go.

Travel adapter -

Ensure compatibility with local power outlets.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and major credit/debit cards are widely accepted.

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