Ideas for your stay at Rajakkad

There are a multitude of day walks on offer around Rajakkad which can be guided, or just done under your own steam. Wildlife is pretty common around Rajakkad so expect to see monkey, giant squirrel and possibly bison. Fruit grows fairly commonly in the surrounding forests, such as jack fruit, oranges and limes. Spices are also common such as cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon. You can visit the nearby coffee plantation, or take a longer day trip to Kodaikanal or Madurai.

Itineraries

Classic Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Rajakkad - Madurai - Chettinad - Tanjore - Pondicherry - Covelong  

For hardened Indiaphiles, Tamil Nadu is somewhat of a holy grail. Lying off-the-beaten-track, you can explore stunning Hindu temples with a distinct Dravidian Culture awaiting you.

15 days from £2005 p. p.

Southern Trader: a tour of Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Rajakkad - Munnar - Backwaters - Cochin  

This classic route takes you from Chennai (Madras) in Tamil Nadu, through the hills and into the Kerala to see the tea estates, backwaters and ending on the beach.

16 days from £2270 p. p.

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Rajakkad Estate Photo credit: Christophe Bosset/Rajakkad Estate

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