SUMMER FESTIVAL

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Location : Udhagamandalam (Ooty), Kodaikanal, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
Falls On: May-June



Waterfalls, Courtallam, Tamil NaduThere is several beautiful hill stations in Tamil Nadu. With the Summer Festivals, the hills are even hospitable to welcome the visitors. The summer festival is held in the 'Queen of Hill Stations', the evergreen Ooty; the exquisite Kodaikanal or the salubrious heights of Yercaud - where boat races, flower and fruit shows are specially organized.

Tourists also get a splendid opportunity to go trekking in any of Tamil Nadu's other hill stations that promise unforgettable holidays off the beaten track. Cultural programs, adventure sports, boat races, flower and fruit shows add to the splendor of the festival.

HOW TO GET THERE

Udhagamandalam (Ooty): 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.

Kodaikanal: Madurai is the closest airport and a 3-hour bus journey away from Kodaikanal.

Yercaud: 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.



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