Best Kodaikanal Tour Packages for Family

Kodaikanal Family Tours Packages

Duration Price
Mysore Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Package6 days & 5 nights
INR 25,500
Bangalore Mysore Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Package6 days & 5 nights
INR 23,100
Bangalore Mysore Ooty Kodaikanal Munnar Tour Package6 days & 5 nights
INR 26,400
Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Package from Bangalore5 days & 4 nights
INR 23,499
Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Package6 days & 5 nights
INR 23,499
Ooty Kodaikanal Munnar Tour Package8 days & 7 nights
INR 20,500

Kodaikanal Family Packages

Kodaikanal Family Tour: Browse through a wide range of Kodaikanal Family tour packages with exciting offers at Thrillophilia. Book customized Kodaikanal family vacation packages with exciting deals & offers.

Dreaming of an unforgettable family holiday? Discover the magic of THE ‘Princess of Hill Stations' with Thrillophilia’s Kodaikanal tour package for family. With our tailored packages, we offer a personalised, enchanting experience based on your unique needs, desires of every age group. You can pick the best suitable pack from the array and delve into the heart of South India, discovering an enchanting hill station enveloped in mystic clouds and cloaked in lush greenery. Explore rich forests, magnificent waterfalls, and serene lakes as you immerse in an atmosphere of tranquillity and leisure.

With our Kodaikanal family tour package, you can witness a variety of flora and fauna in the wild, adding a thrilling touch to your nature escapade. If you're seeking a blend of relaxation and thrill, you can enjoy exploring the city's mist-laden valleys, picturesque lakes, mesmerising waterfalls, and exotic flora and fauna. Kodaikanal's distinct charm is coupled with luxury and comfort, making it a compelling destination which includes the stunning landmarks like Kodaikanal Lake, Dolphin's Nose and more. You can embark on a night safari to mee the nocturnal life or go on to the caving adventures at the Guna caves.

Book your enchanting tour with Thrillophilia's Kodaikanal tour packages for families and cherish all the memories forever with your loved ones.

Places to Visit on a Kodaikanal Family Tour:

1. Bryant Park: One of the best places to explore as part of your Kodaikanal tour package for family is Bryant Park. Spread across an expanse of over 20 acres, the park is a nature lover’s paradise and is abundant with greenery and vibrant flowers. Offering a serene retreat, the park houses a glasshouse with a vast collection of orchids and a plethora of plant species. There's also a dedicated area for children with swings and slides, making it an ideal destination for families to spend a memorable day in the lap of nature.

2. Green Valley: When exploring Kodaikanal with your family, head over to visit the Green Valley which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and plains. This beautiful landmark allows you to  soak in vistas of the meandering streams below, along with a chance to enjoy the rustic charm of Kodaikanal. The misty valley and cool breeze add to the enchanting atmosphere, making it an excellent photography spot for all teenagers in your family. Additionally, the nearby market offers the opportunity to buy local handicrafts and taste Kodaikanal's famous homemade chocolates, contributing to a wholesome family experience.

3. Kodaikanal Lake: Kodaikanal Lake, a man-made marvel nestled amidst lush greenery, is a must-visit family attraction in the region. Here, you can enjoy a serene boat ride or hire pedal boats for a fun family activity. Located at the heart of the city, the areas near the lake are perfect for a cycling expedition as well. For a more laid-back experience, you can take leisurely strolls around the lake, feed the ducks, or enjoy horse rides, offering diverse experiences suitable for every family member's preference.

4. Berijam Lake: Berijam Lake, nestled within a wildlife sanctuary, provides a serene retreat away from the city hustle and is a great place to spend some time with your near and dear ones. The journey to the lake itself is an adventure, with chances to spot bison, elephants, and various bird species. Its placid waters and the surrounding forest's tranquillity make it a perfect spot for families to unwind and connect with nature. You can also enjoy a picnic with your family in the lap of nature while you are here.

5. Kodaikanal Solar Observatory: During your Kodaikanal family tour, take some time out to visit the Kodaikanal Solar Observatory. Perched at the highest point in the city, the observatory offers a unique educational experience to people of all ages. With guided tours explaining the universe's mysteries and telescope viewing sessions, it encourages a fascination for astronomy in kids. The on-site museum further exhibits models and pictures providing insight into various astronomical phenomena, ensuring an enriching visit for the entire family.

6. Dolphin's Nose: For an experience like no other in your Kodaikanal family tour package, visit the Dolphin's Nose, a distinctive rock formation resembling a dolphin's snout. To get to this viewpoint, you will have to pass through aromatic eucalyptus trees and lush green landscapes, which makes it an unforgettable experience. Upon reaching the viewpoint, you are welcomed with the sight of lush valleys and the Catherine Falls, along with the surrounding natural landscapes. You can also witness a mesmerising sunset from here.

Things To Do on a Kodaikanal Family Tour:

1. Visit Kodai Lake: On your Kodaikanal family package, a visit to the Kodai lake can be an interesting excursion.  You can admire this star-shaped lake, a scenic delight; or partake in a rowboat or pedal boat thrill to explore the serene lake. Surrounding the lake, a well-laid cycling and walking path is ideal for an evening stroll or a bicycle ride. The lakeside park, with its colourful flowers and play areas, is a favourite among kids.

2. Explore Guna Caves: Make sure to explore the Guna Caves, a distinctive geological formation, during your visit to Kodaikanal. You can immerse in the mysterious allure of Devil's Kitchen, or enjoy the stroll to the caves through the misty woods. Once there, you can admire the intriguing rock formations, and capture fantastic photographs. However, you must adhere to safety guidelines as the caves are deep and potentially hazardous.

3. Wander through the Pine Forest: One of the best things to do in Kodaikanal with your family is to discover the Pine Forest which constitutes towering trees planted during the British era. Admire the beautiful spectacle, their straight, needle-like leaves creating a natural canopy that filters down a soft, diffused sunlight. As you explore, the sound of dry pine cones crunching underfoot and the distinctive pine scent filling the air add to the overall sensory experience. Children can have a mini adventure, observing the various tiny creatures inhabiting the forest floor and learning about different plants, making it an educational and fun family outing.

4. Night Safari: Another popular activity to include in the Kodaikanal tour package for families is a night safari. As dusk falls, the nocturnal creatures begin their day, providing you with a rare glimpse into their lives. The safari is conducted in the safe presence of trained guides who share fascinating insights about the animals spotted during the journey. As you venture through the dark, listening to the sounds of the night, every rustle brings a wave of anticipation, turning the safari into an exciting wildlife encounter.

Best Time to Visit Kodaikanal with Family:

The best time to visit Kodaikanal with family is from October to June when the weather is at its best. During the winter months from late October to early March, you can perfectly explore the region in the pleasant temperatures. In addition, the summer season from April to June offers a comfortable climate during which you can stroll through city’s picturesque landscapes and engage in outdoor activities. It's also a great season for sightseeing, treks, and picnics amid the vibrant greenery and blooming flowers.

How to Reach Kodaikanal:

1. By Air: The nearest airport to Kodaikanal is Madurai International Airport which is approximately 120 kilometres away from the city centre.

2. By Train: The nearest railway station is Kodai Road, at a distance of 100 kilometres. You can book a cab from there.

3. By Road: Kodaikanal has well-connected roads from cities like Chennai, Ooty, and Coimbatore.

4. By Bus: State-run and private buses frequently run between Kodaikanal and nearby cities.

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Kodaikanal Family Tours FAQs

How much does a Kodaikanal trip cost?

The cost of a Kodaikanal trip ranges from around INR 15,000 to INR 30,000 per person for varying duration.  This cost of a Kodaikanal family tour package typically includes your accommodation, local transport, food as well as expenses of the activities which you indulge in. However, it is important to note that the cost of a trip to Kodaikanal is largely dependent on your personal preferences and travel style.

Is Kodaikanal worth visiting?

Yes, the beautiful hill station Kodaikanal is totally worth a visit, famous for its spectacular views of the Western Ghats. There are a variety of interesting attractions to explore, such as the famous Kodai Lake, Bryant Park, Pillar Rocks and Bear Shola Falls. The area is also home to an abundance of unique wildlife and flora, making it the perfect destination for nature aficionados.

How many days are sufficient for Kodaikanal?

On an average, visitors spend around 3-4 days exploring this spectacular hill station. For more leisure travel, a week is recommended as longer trips allow for off-the-beaten-path exploration.

Are there any waterfalls to visit in Kodaikanal?

  • Silver Cascade Falls: Nestled on the Ghat Road, about 8 kilometres from Kodaikanal, this mesmerising waterfall is a traveller’s delight, cascading from a height of 180 feet.

  • Bear Shola Falls: A hidden gem located 2 kilometres away from Kodaikanal Lake, comes alive during the monsoon, offering you a scenic retreat.

  • Thalaiyar Falls: Situated in Palani Hills, this 975 feet high waterfall is one of the highest in Tamil Nadu, offering a captivating panoramic view.

  • Pambar Falls: Located in Pambarpuram, this 'Grand Cascade' is an enchanting spectacle that can be reached via a fascinating hiking trail.

What should I carry for a Kodaikanal family tour?

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sturdy shoes, ideal for walks, treks, and exploring the rugged terrains of Kodaikanal
  • Essential medications and first-aid kit
  • Umbrella or raincoat, to stay dry during unexpected showers in Kodaikanal
  • Dry snacks
  • Camera
  • Extra batteries
  • Portable charger
  • Flashlight
  • Sunscreen and hats
  • Cash and cards
  • ID and travel documents

Which are the best adventure activities to do in Kodaikanal?

1. Trekking in Dolphin's Nose: Trekking in Dolphin’s Nose is one of the best adventure activities to include in your Kodaikanal tour package for family. At this thrilling hike, you get to tread through dense forests and steep cliffs which lead to an endpoint, protruding flat rock called Dolphin's Nose. You can also admire the panoramic views of the valley and hills.

2. Boating at Kodai Lake: Situated in the heart of Kodaikanal, Kodai Lake offers boating activities that you can definitely try. Whether it's pedalling a family-friendly pedal boat or hiring a rowboat, the activity allows you to enjoy serene lake views, an activity both thrilling and relaxing.

3. Cycling around Kodai Lake: A dedicated cycling path around Kodai Lake offers a one-of-a-kind adventure experience in your Kodaikanal family tour package. As you cycle around the lake, you can soak in the charming landscapes which includes a 5-kilometre track, and admire the nearby views and fresh air.

4. Ziplining at Bear Shola Falls: You can also add a dash of thrill to your Kodaikanal visit with a ziplining adventure at Bear Shola Falls. Glide over lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and stunning valleys, and soak in the breathtaking bird's-eye view of Kodaikanal's captivating landscapes.

5. Caving at Guna Caves: If you are an adventure seeker who has availed the Kodaikanal family package, you will definitely love caving at the mysterious Guna Caves. Named after a popular Tamil movie shot here, caving here requires careful navigation through narrow passages, offering a unique experience amidst the mesmerising scenic beauty.

Kodaikanal Family Tours Reviews

Arjun Talwar
Reviewed: 17 Jun 2020
The trip to Mysore, Ooty, Kodaikanal was an amazing experience. We enjoyed a lot on the trip. The weather was so amazing and greenery everywhere made it more mesmerizing. The accommodation, meals, activities included in the package were really nice. Thanks for the great experience!!
Atmanand Khanna
Reviewed: 21 May 2020
We recently went to Kodaikanal and Ooty, and it was a fun experience. Both the cities are so beautiful with greenery everywhere, The rose garden in Ooty is so beautiful and the fragrance of roses is so captivating. We even explored and enjoyed a lot at the waterfalls and the view from Dolphin’s Nos... Read More
Deeptendu Pandey
Reviewed: 15 May 2020
The Trip to Kodaikanal along with Ooty was a great experience. The weather was so nice there. It was so mesmerizing to stay near so greenery and fresh air. We had so much fun exploring the different places like caves of Guna, temples, Ooty lake and the best was visiting the wax museum. The stays and... Read More
Karthik Dubashi
Reviewed: 15 May 2020
I booked Ooty Kodaikanal Package and visited Ooty with my family. Our journey began from Bangalore and we travelled on the wonderful roads of Ooty. The journey was comfortable and cosy and the food in some places was satisfactory. Thrillophilia made sure that everything was provided at the time. We ... Read More
Suman Ganaka
Reviewed: 24 Jan 2020
Very interesting tour organized by Thrillophilia, The package was very rich as the places you are going to covered was the most beautiful n well-known place in India by many locals and tourists... Mysore, Ooty, and Kodaikanal were majestic... The flora and fauna of the place worth what we've paid fo... Read More
Vishwamitra Malik
Reviewed: 08 Jan 2020
The experience was worth it...The place has lots to see which was not easy for me to describe everything I saw and experience...I would highly suggest to you that you should visit the place and experience it...Wish you happy travel

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