BISON WELLS

TARIFF

Single occupancy: Rs.2,800/-

Double occupancy: Rs.4,300/-

Third person: Rs.1,550/-

Trekking guide fee : Rs.60/- per hour.

For more information contact:
Wilderness Explorer,
"Camp George", Observatory P.O., Kodaikanal, Tamil Nad, India 624 103.
Phone: +91-4542-240566.
E.mail
: bisonwells@rediffmail.com
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.


Seasons

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.

 

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