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Kodaikanal Velankanni

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Kodaikanal Velankanni


I would like to travel with my family to Kodaikanal and Velankanni from Kanjirappally (Kottayam)by car. Please suggest me the best route. Also suggest me nearby places to visit.

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You will need to break your trip into two parts

Part 1 would be from Kottayam to Kodaikanal

Part 2 would be from Kodaikana to Velankanni.

Part 1 (Kottayam to Kodai)

The shortest and quickest would be the following:


The distance would be around: 250 KMS and driving time of around 5 to 6 hours (depending on traffic and your driving skills on the ghats)

However, since you are keen on nearby places, maybe you can take a detour and a break at Munnar (if your schedules permit this). A bit longer route would then be: Kottayam-Munnar-Bodi-Theni-Vathalakkundu-Kodai.

The distance would be around 150 KMS to Munnar and a further 180 KMS from Munnar to Kodaikanal.

Part 2 (Kodai to Velankanni)

Kodai - Dindugal - Ayalur- Trichy - Thanjavur - Tiruvarur - Nagapattinam - Velankanni.

Road distance of around 350 KMS.

hope this helps


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