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Planning a trip to Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

28th Apr to 1st May, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Things to do in Kodaikanal in April

Day 1 - Sunday 28th, Apr
morning -

Depart from Bengaluru to Kodaikanal by car, taking the NH83 route for a scenic drive.

afternoon -

Check-in to the hotel and relax. Head to Coakers Walk and enjoy a leisurely stroll while taking in the panoramic views of the valley and surrounding mountains.

evening -

Dine at Cloud Street Cafe for some delicious thin crust pizzas and pastas with a beautiful view of the valley.

Day 2 - Monday 29th, Apr
morning -

Visit the Bear Shola Falls and enjoy the serene and tranquil atmosphere of this beautiful waterfall.

afternoon -

Explore the Pine Forest and take a peaceful walk amidst the tall pine trees and enjoy the fresh air.

evening -

Head to Muncheez for a budget-friendly yet delicious dinner with a variety of Indian and Chinese dishes.

Day 3 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
morning -

Enjoy a tranquil boat ride on Kodaikanal Lake amidst the lush greenery and serene waters.

afternoon -

Visit the Shenbaganur Museum to explore the rich biodiversity of the region and its cultural heritage.

evening -

Indulge in some street food at the Bazaar Road, offering a variety of local snacks and delicacies.

Day 4 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Relax and enjoy the facilities at the resort. Take a leisurely nature walk around the property.

afternoon -

Explore the local markets around the Coaker's Walk area for some souvenirs and local handicrafts.

evening -

Dine at Pastry Corner for some delicious pastries and baked goods before heading back to the resort for a peaceful evening.

Day 5 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart for Bengaluru by car, enjoying the final views of the picturesque landscapes on the way back.

afternoon -

Stop for a relaxed lunch at the Silver Cascade Falls, a scenic waterfall where you can enjoy a picnic amidst nature.

evening -

Continue the drive back to Bengaluru, cherishing the memories of a relaxing getaway in Kodaikanal.

Weather in Kodaikanal in Invalid date
Avg Temp12°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain30%

Kodaikanal weather in April is generally pleasant with warm days and cool nights. Expect occasional showers, so be prepared with a raincoat or umbrella. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Kodaikanal

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable clothing -

Pack light, breathable fabrics like cotton or linen.

Layers of clothing -

As the weather can be unpredictable, pack layers so you can adjust to changing temperatures.

Comfortable walking shoes -

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

Rain jacket -

Kodaikanal experiences frequent rainfall, so a rain jacket is essential.


Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun's rays.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Hat -

For sun protection and warmth.

First-aid kit -

For minor emergencies.

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes and other insects.

Essentials & Must Haves

Identification documents -

Passport or ID card.

Cash and credit cards -

Cash is widely accepted, but credit cards are also useful.

Travel documents -

Tickets, itinerary, visa if required.

Toiletries -

Basic toiletries like soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.

Travel towel -

A quick-drying travel towel is convenient.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture memories.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Headlamp -

For nighttime walks or emergencies.

Guidebook or map -

For information about the area.

Snacks and drinks -

For in-between meals.


Phone and charger -

Stay connected and charge your phone.

Power bank -

To keep your electronics powered up.

Headphones -

For entertainment or noise cancellation.

Adapter -

If needed for your electronics.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash is widely accepted, but credit cards are also useful.


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