Winters in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a tranquil hill station that is tucked away in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for its spectacular natural attractions and is referred to as the “Princess of Hill Stations”. If you are looking for a perfect place to relax and detach yourself from the mundane events of everyday life, then head over to Kodaikanal and enjoy a memorable experience.



Best Time to Visit Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a tranquil hill station that is tucked away in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for its spectacular natural attractions and is referred to as the “Princess of Hill Stations”. If you are looking for a perfect place to relax and detach yourself from the mundane events of everyday life, then head over to Kodaikanal and enjoy a memorable experience.

The best time to visit this hill station is between the months of October and December. The Kodaikanal weather in December is chilly as the average temperature ranges between 8 and 10 degree celsius. It is the ideal time to explore the nearby natural attractions.
 

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A visit to Kodaikanal in winter is a feeling worth embracing. The slightly cool weather combined with the panoramic views makes for a breathtaking experience for travellers from across the country.
Kodaikanal in December is a prime season when explorers from all over the world come to visit, leading to an increased footfall. So embrace a riveting experience at one of the best hill stations in South India.
 

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Nothing beats the feeling of snuggling inside a soft woolen blanket in front of a fireplace while sipping a warm cup of cocoa amid the cold weather of Kodaikanal! This locality in Tamil Nadu serves some of the best, mouth-watering, hot, comfort foods that can be found in the market road. During the nighttime, take a seat out and stargaze with your dear ones. Kodaikanal offers clear night skies during winter. The hill station also provides several treks for adventure-lovers. It is one of the most sought-after activities during the sweater weather as it makes the strenuous activity more pleasant and less tiresome. The scenic views you get to experience during trekking are a sight worth embracing! Some of the most popular treks in Kodaikanal are Bear Shola Trek, Dolphin’s Nose & Echo Rock, Pine Forest Trek, and Pillar Rocks Trek.

Among the popular destinations in Kodaikanal is Kodaikanal Lake. This enthralling lake features awe-inspiring natural beauty. During the months of winter, a layer of mist covers the top of the lake, giving it a heavenly aesthetic! People can sit by the banks of this lake and enjoy the mesmeric beauty. Travellers who visit the tranquil waters of the lake can also partake in boating , a popular activity during the winters.

After your visit to Kodaikanal Lake, you can take a walk across the Coaker’s pathway. It is a narrow pathway that was constructed in the year 1872 by Lt. Coaker. This walkway features spectacular views of the neighbouring valleys and peaks on either side, which stretches for a length of one kilometre. The walkway is open every day between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. During winter, the pathway exposes explorers to cloud-kissed summits, blanketed by mists and fog. The whistling cool air keeps the temperature pleasant and chilly, which makes the walk pleasantry and satisfying.

Guests who are travelling to Kodaikanal and are looking for a wonderful place to kick back and relax after a long day of travel need not look any further than The Carlton, Kodaikanal. Our 5-star hotel comes decked with a host of amenities that will help you enjoy a memorable stay in Kodaikanal. Some of the features at our hotel include a Shikara (Boat) ride, horseback riding and a variety of indoor games such as Table Tennis, snooker, air hockey and more. Let us help you enjoy the highest quality of hospitality at one of the best hotels in Kodaikanal.