6 days in Bandipur, Kodaikanal & Thekkady Itinerary

6 days in Bandipur, Kodaikanal & Thekkady Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Bandipur
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
2
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Bandipur

Bandipur ©
Trade the urban jungle for thick foliage and lush greenery at Bandipur.
On the 31st (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Gopalaswami Betta and then explore the striking landscape of Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bandipur holiday site.

Bengaluru to Bandipur is an approximately 5- hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Bandipur

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gopalaswami Betta
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Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve ©
Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Coakers Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Bryant Park, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to Lake View Point. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Silver Cascade Falls, admire the natural beauty at Bryant Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bear Shola Falls, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Coakers Walk.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kodaikanal trip website.

Getting from Bandipur to Kodaikanal by car takes about 8.5 hours. June in Kodaikanal sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Silver Cascade Falls
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elephant Junction as well as Thekkady Rose Park. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, stroll around Thekkady Rose Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thekkady road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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