Get High on Kodai – The Tamara Carnival

10-Day Extravaganza of Music, Food, Culture and Nature

25th October to 3rd November 2022

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The Tamara Carnival at Kodaikanal

The Tamara Carnival is a signature annual event. This year, with the theme of High on Kodai, we have a 10-day extravaganza making for the most unique way to enjoy a getaway.

This year, The Tamara Carnival Kodai kicks off from October 25th to November 3rd. Across the 10-days will be experiences around music, gourmet food, nature, and a host of curated activities to make your holiday an unforgettable one. Indulge yourself in our signature sustainable hospitality surrounded by luxury reimagined.

We have Nature and heritage trails for you to explore. A flea market for some unique local shopping. Gourmet culinary experiences from champagne breakfasts to thematic dinners that showcase global cuisine, mixology sessions and more. Relax by our heated pool, rejuvenate at our Elevation Spa, sit by the fireside in our lobby, coax some tunes out of the grand piano, bring the family together for games and karaoke or simply dance the night away with our DJ. We have live performances for you to attend, curated candlelight dinners you can book and a host of activities for the young ones to enjoy.

Come, explore the many ways you can enjoy The Tamara Carnival at Kodaikanal.

Headliners & Activities

Indic Raga

Pegging themselves as a multi-lingual, multi-genre band that hopes to spread happiness and fun with every performance, Indic Raga is quite the musical treat for all ages. And they will be taking to the stage at The Tamara Carnival in Kodaikanal

Mansa Pandey

Mansa Pandey specialises in classical Indian music. She began her musical journey collaborating with college bands in her home town Nainital and then in Delhi. Classic and alternative rock, soft rock, Sufi and Bollywood song covers are her forte. She is currently working on several independent music projects. Mansa is also a songwriter.

Swahaa

This Bengaluru-based world percussion band brings a unique visual element to their performances with Liquid Drumming. Bringing together light and sound, controlled completely by the beats being played is the unique feature of their performance. This wonderful act is what you will be in for at The Tamara Carnival in Kodaikanal.

Bikash Sunar

Performing for three nights in a row as part of The Tamara Carnival at Kodaikanal is Bikash Sunar, a popular voice on the music circuits with several shows to his credit across the country. He is a trained Hindustani classical singer from Assam, well known for his covers, mash-ups and his several television appearances .

Also at the Tamara Carnival

Indulge in our thematic gourmet experiences, from global cuisine to the Kodai Petti Kadai. Join our culture, heritage and nature walks when you stay with us. Sit by a bonfire on a chilly night or let lose the singer in you with some karaoke. Make merry with our Happy Hour offerings at lunch and more.

Never miss out the best ones

Event Itinerary

Our Event itinerary is huge! A complete list of artists, events, timings and meals! - get it on email, share it with your special someone!

or read it here!

  • Day 1
    October 25, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of petit fours with Kodai’s signature chocolate.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Spain

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 2
    October 26, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Thailand

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 3
    October 27, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Sri Lanka.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 4
    October 28, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of petit fours with Kodai’s signature chocolate.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Mexico.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 5
    October 29, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Japan.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Mansa Pandey.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 6
    October 30, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Spain.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Swahaa.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 7
    October 31, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Thailand.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Swahaa.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 8
    November 1, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of relaxation and rejuvenation at The Elevation Spa

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Mexico.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 9
    November 2, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Book a session to learn the art of mixology with Prince.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Japan.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Day 10
    November 3, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM

    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Activities and Performances

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in a session on Organic Farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Chettinad.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

    Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • Activities and Performances

    October 25, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of petit fours with Kodai’s signature chocolate.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Spain

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

  • Activities and Performances

    October 26, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Thailand

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

  • Activities and Performances

    October 27, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Sri Lanka.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

  • Activities and Performances

    October 28, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of petit fours with Kodai’s signature chocolate.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Mexico.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Indic Raga

  • Activities and Performances

    October 29, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Japan.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Mansa Pandey.

  • Activities and Performances

    October 30, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Spain.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Swahaa.

  • Activities and Performances

    October 31, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a cupcake decoration session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Thailand.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Swahaa.

  • Activities and Performances

    November 1, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a history walk down to the La Saleth Church.

    • 3:30PM

      Book yourself a session of relaxation and rejuvenation at The Elevation Spa

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in our session on organic farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Mexico.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

  • Activities and Performances

    November 2, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the majestic Vattakanal Falls.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Book a session to learn the art of mixology with Prince.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a fruit carving session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Japan.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

  • Activities and Performances

    November 3, 2022
    7:30AM to 10:00PM
    Paid – Activities available at an additional cost
    Highlights – Special Activities curated for The Tamara Carnival
    Other activities – Activities included in the package round the year

    Highlights

    • 7:30AM

      Take a walk down to the picturesque Kodai Lake.

    • 4:00PM to 4:30PM

      Participate in a session on Organic Farming.

    • 4:45PM to 5:45PM

      Kodai Petti Kadai - Indulge in our thematic high tea.

    • 6:00 PM to 07:00PM

      Book your children for a pizza making session.

    • 7:30PM

      Around the World in 10 Days – Thematic Dinner – Chettinad.

    • 8:00PM

      Live performance by Bikash Sunar.

Book your spot

Enquiry from Carnival Website

  • Every day / Day long Experiences

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Bring the family together for some fun and games.

    • 7:00PM to 9:00PM

      Sing to your heart’s content with Karaoke or dust off those dancing shoes for our DJ.

  • FAQs

    Where is The Tamara Coorg located?

    The Tamara Coorg nestles within the Kabbinakad Estate in Coorg. The closest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

    Where is The Tamara Kodai located?

    The Tamara Kodai is on St Mary’s Road in Kodaikanal. The closest airports are Madurai, Coimbatore, and Trichy.

    What are the days of The Tamara Carnival?

    The Tamara Carnival is a grand 10-day event at The Tamara Coorg and The Tamara Kodai from October 25th to November 3rd, 2022.

    Where can I find a schedule of events for both properties?

    Click here for The Tamara Coorg – Nature Unplugged and here for The Tamara Kodai – High on Kodai.
    Click here to download the whole itinerary.

    How can I make a booking for The Tamara Carnival?

    Simple. Just click Book Now. Or connect with us on +91 80 7107 7700