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Is July-August period is the right time to visit Kodaikanal

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Is July-August period is the right time to visit Kodaikanal

Hi, I am planning to go to Madurai with my family from Chennai by Train. We are also planning to visit Kodaikanal and Palani on the way to Madurai. Please suggest me is July-August month period is the right time to visit Kodaikanal and also advice me the place to visit first?

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1. Re: Is July-August period is the right time to visit Kodaikanal

Kodaikannal is one of the nice hill stations in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikannal is around 140 Kms from Madurai. There are many cab services which you can hire for a reasonable rate. I guess they may charge aroung Rs. 1500. There are many beautiful places like Coaker's walk, Lake, Guna Caves , Pillar rock, Suicide point and many more. For more information you can visit http://www.kodai.com/

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2. Re: Is July-August period is the right time to visit Kodaikanal

Hi

July witnesses the onset of monsoon that persists till the end of August . It may not be a good time to visit Kodai. If the rains are heavy (they usually are during mid July) then the access up the ghat roads may be a long one and you will kind of be stranded at your hotels, with very little to see around.

If you are taking the train from Chennai to Madurai (Vaigai Express, Pallavan Express etc) the route the train takes would be Chennai - Villupuram - Virudhachalam - Ariyalur - Trichy - Dindugal - Madurai. You may need to get down at Dindugal and branch off to Palani. There is a route to Kodai from Palani which you can do either by taxi or by bus.

From Kodai, you have bus / cab options to get to Madurai.

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Rajan

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