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Palani Ghat Road To Kodaikanal

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Road To Kodaikanal


Three weeks back, we were on a trip to Kodaikanal by road.

Kodaikanal, located in dindigul district, Tamilnadu. This one is near Palani hills. Landmark city is Madurai.
From Coimbatore, our usual road trip is through Dharapuram, Batlagundu and then Kodaikanal Ghat Road.

This time, friends informed about the Palani Ghat Road which is less in distance, so traveling takes less time also. 

Road Plans For the Hill


Through Kodaikanal Ghat Road

Coimbatore, Palladam, Dharapuram, Ottanchatram, Sempatti, Batlagundu, Kodaikanal Ghat Road, Kodaikanal.

Distance nearly 300 km

Time 6 h 30 mins


Through Palani Ghat Road

Coimbatore, Dharapuram, Palani, Palani Ghat Road, Kodaikanal

Distance 196 km

Time 4 h 30 mins

We took the Palani Ghat road for the trip. One is through Pollachi, Udumalpet and hitting the hills.
Distance 169 km

Next through, Palladam, Dharapuram and again the hills. Distance 196 km.
Both differ by 20 mins or so.

We planned to hit the hills by second one, through Palladam, Dh…