Journey toward emerald Hills with custom KodaiKanal Holidays Packages india to explore summer retreat by KodaiKanal Tours Operators Delhi. Wide range of KodaiKanal Holidays Packages that covering all tourist attraction like Temples, churches, museums and scenic sightseeing spots. The city is filled with lots of activities such as lakes and boating, horse riding, paragliding, pine forests, and caves. Its pleasing atmosphere welcomes tourist from all around the world and why not, it’s the most picturesque destination famous among photographers also.

 

Basic Facts about KodaiKanal

• Rank: 5 out of 32 Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
• State: Tamil Nadu
• Famous for/as: Hills & Valleys
• Altitude: 2133 m
• Pin code: 624601
• District: Dindigul
• Language: Tamil, English
• STD code: 0240-0242
• Weather: Summer 20 to 36°C, winter 8 to 30°C

History

As per the archaeological evidence on human habitat such as earthen pots reveals Palaiyar as the primitive residents of KodaiKanal. Those artifacts evidence can be seen at Shenbaganur Museum. In 1821, a British surveyor Lieutenant B S Ward visited this place while he was looking for healthy place to live. It was a perfect place for an officer who was working at Madurai to escape from summer heat. In 1853, the Anglican Church of St. Peter was built a joint effort of Americans and Britishers. During 1883, the place became a summer retreat American missionaries and European diplomats to escape the summer of Plaines. Later on, the land flourished under Americans and Britishers and many post office, churches, clubs, schools and shops were formed.

Culture

The place is known as a renowned summer getaway and had a strong influence of British, American along with modern Tamil character. The place had a blend of culture where colonial tradition is being mixed with south Indian customs and heritage. Various fiestas such as Pongal, Tourist Fair, Jallikkattu, Miladi Sherif, Dance Festival, Tea and Tourism Festival, Summer Festival, Mother Salette Festival, Natyanjali Festival, Chithirai Festival, Deepawali, Christmas etc are celebrated with utmost solemnity and grandeur. Besides fairs, one could also do exclusive shopping such as wooden clothes, shawls, handloom and eateries stuff.

Highlights

♦ What to expect: Sightseeing
♦ How to Reach:
          ♦ By Bus- KodaiKanal Bus Stand is well connected to neighboring cities.
          ♦ By Train- Kodaikanal Railway Station is the most economical way and trains are available regularly.
          ♦ By Flight- There’s no direct flights available; one can reach by Madurai Airport followed by the Coimbatore Airport.
♦ Minimum Holiday Packages: Ask Per couple
♦ Minimum Duration: 2 to 4 days
♦ Best Time to Visit: September to May
♦ Most preferred: Families and couples

Top Destination

• Churches: Lutheran Church, Christ the King Church, La Salettec Church, St Peter Church, St Mary Church, St Xaviers Church, Swedish Church, Union Church.
• Lakes: Kodai Lake, Berijam Lake, Upper Lake View, Mannavanur Lake, Vembadi Shola.
• Museums: Flora and Fauna Museum, Wax Museum, Shenbaganur Museum, Telescope House, Sacred Heart Museum,
• View points: Coaker’s Walk, Green Valley View, Dolphin’s Nose, Silent Valley View, Moir Point, 80 Mile Round.
• Other famous places: Kurinji Andavar Temple, Subrahmanya temple, Village Temple, Bryant Park, Dolmen Circle.

Travelling Tips

♦ Rains are unpredictable here; carry an umbrella.
♦ Pack light woolen cloths Light during summers and must raincoats during monsoons.
♦ Advance booking of hotel and travelling ticket is recommended.
♦ Carry a medical kit for camping, hiking and trekking.

You want to read more or you want to travel? There are lots of things to do in KodaiKanal. The place is a mixture of splendor and beast. Either you can relax, have a cup of coffee in the arms of beautiful nature staring at sunset or you can just take advantage of thrilling activities to test your physique. So think no further, let us plan an amazing holiday.

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