Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal Hill station, Must visit places, Route details

Kodaikanal Lake

This artificial lake was created in 1863 by Sir Vere Henry Levinge.

Timings: 9:00 am – 6: 00 pm.

Motor Boats, Rowboats and Pedal boats are available for boating. Horse riding is also available at the entrance.

 

Coakers Walk

It is a walking path on the edges of the valley. Admission Rs 2, Camera Rs. 5.

Entry fees: Admission Rs 2, Camera Rs. 5

Opening Timings: 7 am – 7 pm

Early hours is preferable as passing through mist will be memorable. There is an astrophysics Observatory with entry fees Rs. 3. A telescope is available for the spectacular valley view in the midway. Entry is allowed for either end ie. Near Greenlands Youth Hostel Or Villa Retreat, and it is 5 mins walk along the path.

 

Berijam Lake

Nature Lovers must not miss the lake visit during the trip. This lake is 23 km from Kodai Bus station. Boat riding is available in this Lake. Permission is required for the entry. This lake got created by a dam.

 

Guna Cave

Not many know about this Cave, only trekkers used to reach this place. This cave got popular after the Tamil Movie  “Guna” where most of the movie shot in this Cave. Hence it called by the name Guna Cave.

Pine Forest

Must visit the place during Kodaikanal trip. Horse riding is available here. Good time for photography and nature lovers. I would suggest, tourists to carry cameras on their own, not advisable to go with photographers readily available.

 

Bryant Park

This park is located at the Eastern Side Of Kodaikanal Lake. It is a botanical garden with varieties of flowers,  medicinal plants and Hybrids.

 

Pillar Rocks

Pillar Rocks is another major tourist attraction. It is 8 km from the Lake tower. One can have Valley View from this point. It is the natural formation of 3 huge granite rocks.

 

 

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