Located amidst the picturesque Western Ghats, surrounded by vast tracts of lush greenery, steep rock-cut mountains, and gushing streams, Bodinayakanur is a beautiful getaway from the bustling city. The beauty of the region is so striking that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru even described the city as ‘South Kashmir’. Situated in the Theni district, Bodinayakanur, shortened to Bodi, is often referred to as the ‘Cardamom City’ because of its large agricultural produce and spice trade. Other items produced here include coffee, mango and sugarcane.
Stunning sceneries welcome you as you enter this small town, known for its hospitable people. The abundance of tranquil picnic spots makes Bodi a popular and well-deserved getaway destination. Pack your bags and prepare to be amazed by the natural beauty of Bodi.
Bodi is situated in a picturesque location, surrounded by the hills and mountains of the Western Ghats. Picnic spots, nature trails and trekking trails, are the dominant features and tourist attractions of the town.
Nearby waterfalls also add to the rustic, bountiful charm of Bodi. Cloudland Falls and Tiger Falls are two of the most beautiful and popular waterfalls in the area.
Bodi Mettu is another spot in this region that you just have to visit. Located at an elevation of around 4,500 feet above sea level, the views here are nothing short of breathtaking.
Visitors should also consider going on tours of the coffee and cardamom plantations in and around Bodi.
Shared auto-rickshaws and local buses are common modes of transport in and around Bodinayakanur. For a more convenient and comfortable trip, however, hire a private vehicle or taxi from a local rental.
On a daily basis there are approximately 24 flights that operate at Madurai Airport.SpiceJet, Air India and SriLankan Airlines are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
By road Bodinayakanur is surrounded by Allinagaram, Kambam, Idukki which are 9.84 km, 20.06 km, 23.57 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.