Kodaikanal Itinerary 3 Days

What to Do in Kodaikanal in 3 Days Tour

This is a glimpse of what to do in Kodaikanal in 3 days. We have mentioned some of the frequently added attractions in Kodaikanal that range from historical to natural, from fun-filled to the most popular. Explore more travel ideas for a perfect 3-day Kodaikanal itinerary.

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3 Days in Kodaikanal - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

Kodaikanal in Tamil means “the gift of the forest”, and being true to its name, this gorgeous hill town of southern India captivates the heart of every traveler and nature lover. The evergreen and every blooming forest, the enchanting calm over the lakes, and mystifying granite cliffs are what make people call Kodaikanal a princess of hill stations. You can best experience the beauty its natural landscapes during 3 days in Kodaikanal. You would like to see this 3-day Kodaikanal itinerary to explore the best kept secrets of this beautiful land.

What to see in 3 days in Kodaikanal?

Day 1 In Kodaikanal

On the day of your arrival in Kodaikanal, i.e. your first day in the city, you can spend the morning at the beautiful Kodai Lake. You would like to enjoy a scenic boat ride on the lake. Less than 1 kilometer from the lake, you will find the most beautiful park in Kodaikanal called the Bryant Park. This nicely manicured park is home to a vast variety of flowers and plants. A 15 minutes’ drive from the park will take you to the Shenbaganur Museum that houses a large number of antiques of art and crafts. If you are willing to get a deep insight into the culture of Tamil region while spending 72 hours in Kodaikanal, this is a must-visit. Just after 7 to 8 minutes of the drive, you will reach the stunning waterfall of Silver Cascades. Take rest and get ready for the next day’s adventure.

Day 2 In Kodaikanal

Enjoy a scenic morning walk at the Coaker’s walk which is one of the most beautiful spots in Kodaikanal. The winding path moves around the Mount Nebo and presents the most beautiful panorama of Kodaikanal to the tourists. Less than 4 kilometers from this is the Pambar Falls which is also called the Grand Cascade of Kodaikanal. Your next stop can be the Dolphin's Nose which is located at an elevation of 6,600 feet. Head to the Pillar Rocks where you will find a large amount of seasonal blooms playing hide and seek with the clouds. Your final stop for the day will be the Guna Cave. These ancient caves will introduce to you to the ancient past of India.

Day 3 In Kodaikanal

On the last day of your trip, you can head to the Bear Shola Falls which is located inside a Reserve Forest. This is considered as one of the best waterfalls of Kodaikanal. Another wonderful place that you would love to visit during your 3D2N in Kodaikanal is the Kurinji Andavar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Muruga, this temple is a beautiful piece of architecture. Just a 10 minutes’ drive from the temple is Chettiyar Park which will be your final stop. Take an evening walk through the exotic flowers blooming in the park.

Kodaikanal is a place where you will find every corner picture-perfect. Stay in this heaven-like place for 3 days and you will love it even more.

Best Hotels in Kodaikanal for 3 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Kodaikanal itinerary 3 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

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With More Days in Hand

Spend your days like a local when you are for more than 3 days in Kodaikanal. Visit famous sightseeing places, plan day trips to nearby cities, and enjoy touring with family and friends. Be part of the events happening in the city. Check what to do in Kodaikanal in 4 days or 5 days.

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