A traveler cannot escape the enchanting spell of Kodaikanal’s mystique and charm. The fact that it offers variety for every kind of traveler adds to its magic. Often popularly referred to as “the princess of hill stations”, it has remained one of the most popular tourist destinations in India for a long time.
The establishment itself was set up in the 1845, as a summer-time town by the British, as a retreat from high temperatures and tropical diseases in the plains. The salubrious climate, the awe inspiring landscape, the enchanting green hills, dense forests and cascading streams have truly made Kodaikanal a very attractive place that keeps you coming back for more.
One of the interpretations of the town’s name in Tamil means “Gift of the Forest”, which fits it in many ways than one. Whether you are traveling for leisure, or looking for a quiet getaway, or in the mood for an enthralling adventure, Kodaikanal has much to offer. The chances of coming back again much stronger!
Located 4 kms from the city centre on Perumpallam Road, off Naidupuram.
The property has one eight bed dorm, and two four bed dorms, all with attached bathrooms.
Study room and workstation space.
Common Area Lawn with Bonfire on request.
Lot of local indulgences to plan from hostel, including Trekking.
Ambience and décor that reflects the beauty of the Tamil ethos and culture.
Indulge in a calm, serene environment. Engage in lots of things to do. Connect with new friends.
Dorms named after the various landscapes of the Tamil land mentioned in Sangam Literature.
How to get there?
Madurai International Airport (IXM), which is 135 kilometers away from Kodaikanal town. The other nearby airports are Coimbatore International Airport (CJB) at 170 kilometers, Tiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ) at 197 kilometers and Tuticorin Airport (TCR) at 262 kilometers. Madurai and Coimbatore airports have regular flights from Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai on Spice Jet, Air India and Indigo. Taxis between the Madurai airport to Kodaikanal costs ~ INR 2000 – 3000 from the prepaid taxi booth in the Madurai Airport. The price goes up to INR 3000 – 4000 from the Coimbatore Airport. Taxis can be hired on sharing basis also.
The nearest railway stations are Palani station at 64 kms, Kodai Road station at 90 kms, Oddanchatram station at 90 kilometers, Dindigul Junction at 100 kilometers and Madurai Junction at 114 kilometers. These stations are well connected by taxis and buses to Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal is connected by an efficient overnight bus service, both public and private, from Chennai, Bangalore and Coimbatore. This is the recommended mode of public transport to Kodaikanal taking into account time and expenses. One could find AC, Non AC Sleeper and normal buses. Frequent bus services are available from Madurai Aarapalayam Bus Stand, Dindigul, Kodai Road station and Batlagundu (at the foothills, nearer to Kodai Road station).
We are located at
Perumpallam Road, Kodaikanal,
Tamil Nadu – 624103