Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks Kodaikanal

Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
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Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks Kodaikanal Highlights

  • Scenic Exploration: Enjoy a guided trek amidst the picturesque landscapes of Kodaikanal, with lush forests, misty trails, and captivating vistas.
  • Pillar Rocks Majesty: Witness the awe-inspiring Pillar Rocks, three colossal granite pillars that rise dramatically from the earth, providing breathtaking photo opportunities.
  • Natural Beauty: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Western Ghats as you encounter diverse flora and fauna along the way.
  • Experienced Guides: Our knowledgeable guides will lead you safely through the trails while sharing insights about the region's ecology and history.
  • Unforgettable Memories: Create lasting memories of your Kodaikanal adventure as you discover the wonders of Pillar Rocks on this guided trek.

Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks Kodaikanal Overview

Welcome to the enchanting world of Kodaikanal, where nature's wonders await you! Nestled amidst the lush greenery of the Western Ghats in South India, Kodaikanal is a haven for nature lovers. One of its most iconic attractions is the Pillar Rocks, a mesmerizing cluster of three massive rock pillars that seem to touch the sky. Our guided trek to Pillar Rocks promises an unforgettable adventure through the thick forests and misty trails, leading you to these majestic rock formations. As you hike, you'll discover the secrets of the forest, breathe in the pure mountain air, and witness breathtaking views. Join us for a journey into the heart of Kodaikanal's

Quick Facts 

Starting Point: Base Camp 

End Point: Pillar Rocks 

Duration: 4 hours 

Total Distance: Around 7.5 kilometers 

Trek Level: Moderate

Temperature: 13 - 20 degree celsius

How to reach 

By Air 

The nearest airport to reach Kodaikanal for the Guided Trek to Pillar Rocks is Madurai Airport (IXM), located approximately 120 kilometers away. From Madurai, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Kodaikanal. 

The journey takes around 3-4 hours, offering scenic views as you ascend the hills to reach your trekking destination.

By Road:

To reach the Guided Trek to Pillar Rocks in Kodaikanal by road, you can drive from nearby cities like Madurai (approximately 120 kilometers), Coimbatore (approximately 175 kilometers), or Bangalore (approximately 464 kilometers). 

Kodaikanal is well-connected by road, and you can enjoy a picturesque drive through the Western Ghats to reach your trekking adventure.

By Train:

While there's no direct train route to Kodaikanal, you can take a train to the nearest major railway station, Kodai Road (around 100 kilometers away). 

From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kodaikanal town, where you can join the Guided Trek to Pillar Rocks for an adventurous journey.

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Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks,Kodaikanal


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Guided Trek To Pillar Rocks Kodaikanal FAQs

Are there alternative paths to Pillar Rocks?

There are several trekking paths to Pillar Rocks, each catering to a particular level of trekking experience. Some routes are appropriate for novices, while others are more difficult and require prior trekking expertise.

When is the ideal time to go visit Pillar Rocks?

The greatest time to see Pillar Rocks is in the post-monsoon season, which lasts from September to November. The weather is nice, and the sights are better during this time.

Do I need to be physically fit to participate in the trek?

 While some routes are simpler than others, trekking to Pillar Rocks requires a decent degree of fitness.Be prepared for moderate physical exertion, especially if you choose a longer or more challenging route.

What should I bring with me on the trek?

Comfortable hiking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, a backpack with water and snacks, a hat, sunscreen and a camera to capture the breathtaking scenery are all required. It's also a good idea to bring any prescriptions or personal necessities.

Is it safe for single travellers to do the trek?

Joining guided trekking groups, even if you're travelling alone, is often safe. To guarantee safety, it is essential that you inform someone of your plans and trekking route, and that you always follow your guide's advice.

Is there an age limit for the trek?

Age limitations may differ based on the hiking company and the course. Most guided hikes are open to individuals of all ages, but others are not, but some challenging routes may have age restrictions due to safety concerns.

Are there any additional attractions near Pillar Rocks in Kodaikanal?

Kodaikanal has many attractions, such as Coaker's Walk, Bryant Park, Silver Cascade Falls, and Kodai Lake.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 30% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 60% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 100% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be cancelled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveller an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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