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travelling from kochi to kodaikanal

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travelling from kochi to kodaikanal

I am planning to travel with my family from Cochin to Kodaikanal on 23 july 2007.

Can some please advice me of the best mode of travel either train or Bus .


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1. Re: travelling from kochi to kodaikanal

Bus is more appropriate but there are no direct buses to Kodaikanal from Kerala. You might need to come to Kumily and from there get the Dindugul local buses to Cumbum or Vatalakundu. From Vatalakundu you will get buses every half hour to Kodaikanal.

I travelled from Changanacherry by Private Bus to Kumliy and from there used the Dindugul Local Buses to travel to Kodaikanal

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2. Re: travelling from kochi to kodaikanal

I was in Kodaikanal last week, and the only way to go there, from Cochin ,in my view, is by road. From Cochin take a bus to Kumily and then you need to cross the border into Tamil Nadu and take a bus, via Theni/Cumbum and Vithalagundu (the small town on the foothills). The distance is about 325 kms and should take you about 7 hours.

Going any other way is much longer and will take significantly longer.

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