Home to pretty treasures, Kadaparai is India's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Kadaparai is Madurai. Madurai is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Tea Garden, Mattupetty Dam, Kannan Devan Tea Museum. Also, to reach Kadaparai, you'll have to take a flight to Madurai; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Kadaparai are of 1 to 2 days duration.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Kadaparai.