Madurai – Kodaikanal - Madurai
Spending time for a day tour covering Madurai and Kodaikanal is something exquisite.The bustling ambience of the plains and on the contrary the tranquility of the hill stations will be with awesome moments to cherish.
Madurai, the most renowned city in southern part of Tamil Nadu is acclaimed as the city with the longest surviving civilization and cultural practices. Madurai is also called as the “sleepless city” as the city is vibrantly live round the clock with its bustling markets and other shopping areas.
Madurai is most popular for the grandest Meenakshi Amman Temple with Lord Shiva in the name of Sundareswarar and His consort Meenakshi Amman, blessing His devotees. It will be surprising to know that the entire city of Madurai is around the temple with the sanctum of Goddess Meenakshi as the epicenter.
Kodaikanal, the princess of hill stations, is at distance of 115kms from Madurai, which can be reached in less than three hours. The journey from the plains up in the hilly roads will be quite enthralling. A total of 21 hairpin bends are to be crossed before you reach Kodaikanal. The scenic locations in Kdoaikanal make the visitors spellbound.
The unexplored regions of the hill and the view of the nearby plains are undoubtedly surprising and every tourist loves to visit this place again and again. Cycling around the banks of the Kodaikanal lake and a boat ride will add merriments to your journey.
After spending your time joyously in the beautiful hill station, you can get down from hills to return to hotel at Madurai for overnight stay.