Single occupancy: Rs.2,800/-
Double occupancy: Rs.4,300/-
Third person: Rs.1,550/-
Trekking guide fee : Rs.60/- per hour.
Maximum of three persons admitted at a time.
Above tariffs inclusive of breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and supper.
100% of package amount to be paid in advance at the time of confirming a booking. Cancellation charge: 40% of package amount if cancellation is intimated at least five days in advance of booking date. Thereafter no refund will be paid for cancellation.
For more information
"Camp George", Observatory P.O., Kodaikanal, Tamil Nad, India 624 103.
Mobile: (0) 9786365723
To get to Kodai, one can fly into Madurai or Coimbatore and then take a bus or taxi by road up to Kodaikanal. The ride takes about four hours from Madurai or five from Coimbatore. As you motor through the exotic countryside, you will pass typical south Indian towns, villages, agricultural tracts etc. before you begin the ascent from the low-lying plains to Kodaikanal town nestled 7000 feet (2100 metres) above sea level in the Palni Hills.
Ivy and George
Madurai is the closest city with an airport that has flights from Madras, Bangalore and Coimbatore. There are direct international flights to Madras and Bangalore. Or you may want to savour the experience of the largest network of rail tracks in the world. Kodai Road is the closest railway station to Kodaikanal, which is three hours by road from there. There are many different express trains that stop at Kodai Road, so check with your travel agent. Click here for Map of India.
January to March: Clear and crisp weather. Ideal for outdoor activity. No leeches in shola.
April - May: Warm mornings. Summer thunder showers in afternoons.
June - July: Fits of rain and windy weather from south-west monsoon.
August - September: Windy squalls in August. Some heavy downpours likely in afternoons or evenings.
Mid-October to mid-December: Rain, mist and continuous heavy, damp weather from north-east monsoon. Abundance of leeches everywhere.
Last weeks of December: Unpredictable. Can be dry or wet.
What to Take to Bison Wells
Your personal water canteen or bottle for hikes.
Binoculars for bird and animal watching.
A back-pack would be ideal to carry your things while travelling to Bison Wells; heavier luggage could be kept in Kodaikanal.
Reading materials to pass time.
Woollens for evenings and camp-fire nights.
What Not to Take to Bison Wells
Noise making equipment such as radios, music machines etc.
Marijuana and other mind-altering substances or drugs.
Heavy, inconvenient or excessive luggage. Bedding, diningware and bathroom utensils are provided at camp.
Firearms and ammunition. All wildlife are protected.
Explosives and firecrackers.