Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation has launched summer package tours to Udhagamandalam, Kodaikanal and Yercaud.

The tour by luxury bus is operated at weekends. The bus will leave Chennai on Fridays. The tourists will spend two days in the hill stations before returning on Monday. The fare will cover vegetarian food (six times), boat ride and entrance fee at the sight seeing places. The Udhagamandalam package will cost Rs.1,750, Kodaikanal Rs.1,525 and Yercaud Rs.1,475.

The corporation, along with Southern Railway, has launched train tours to Udhagamandalam and Kodaikanal. Operated once a week, the tour begins on Wednesday night and returns on Sunday. The fare is Rs.2, 650 for adults and Rs.1,950 for children.

For reservation, contact Manager (Tours), TTDC, Tamil Nadu Tourism Complex, 2, Wallajah Road, Chepauk (Phone: 25383333 or 25384444).