Time Required : 1 day
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Known as the Princess of Hill Stations, Kodaikanal is a popular destination for those seeking adventure. The town of Kodaikanal is established on a plateau above the southern escarpment of the Upper Palani Hills at a height of 6, 998 ft.
In the Tamil language, Kodaikanal means 'The Gift of the Forest' and this is reflected in the bounties of nature tha this place is endowed with . Kodaikanal is famous for its variety of flora and its Kurinji flowers which bloom once in 12 years in the month of December. There are nearly 17 famous trails in the hills of Kodaikanal, the Kodai-Palani being one of them.
Rail: Kodai road the closest rail head and it is 80 kilometres away from Kodaikanal. However, the nearest major junction is Coimbatore which connect the town to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and other major towns and cities of the country.
Road: There are regular bus services to Madurai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Trichy and Chennai
Availability of night trek : Not Available
Base Camp : Kodaikanal
Days required for the trek : 1 day
Difficulty level : Moderate
Height above sea level : 7000 feet
Nearest Airport : Madurai (120 kms)
Nearest Railhead : Kodai
Region : Western Ghats
Starting point of trek : Kukkal Caves
Type : Forest Trek