The summer festival might find you in the 'Queen of Hill Stations', the evergreen Ooty; the exquisite Kodaikkanal or the salubrious heights of Yercaud - where boat races, flower and fruit shows are specially organized. Also, a splendid opportunity to go trekking in any of Tamil Nadu's other hill stations that promise unforgettable holidays off the beaten track.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport is at Coimbatore (100-km). Udhagamandalam on the narrow
gauge railway is connected to Mettupalayam, which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai on the broad gauge. There are regular bus services connecting Udhagamandalam to Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore, Calicut, Tirupati, etc.
Madurai is the closest airport and a 3-hour bus journey away from Kodaikanal.
The nearest airport is at Trichy. The nearest railway stations are Salem Junction (36-km) and Salem Town (33-km). Bus services operate from Salem Junction and Salem bus stands to Yercaud frequently.
WHERE TO STAY
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Udhagamandalam (Ooty), Kodaikanal, Yercaud.