Kodaikanal known as 'The Princess of Hill Stations’ is located amidst the folds of the verdant Palani hills in the Western Ghats at an altitude of about 2133 m. It is one of the most frequented and popular hill stations in India. With its spectacular rocks, tranquil woods, attractive lake and alcoholic air, Kodaikanal is an ideal hill resort for the tourists from all over the world.
The buoyancy of Kodaikanal is the 'Kurinji-flower', which blossoms once in 12 eras. The hill-plantain fruits and plums are mainly known for their taste and freshness. Kodaikanal lies pretty in the Palani Hills of Tamil Nadu. The summer retreat of Kodaikanal exactly means ‘gift of the forest’.
Berijam Lake: This Lake connected at a distance of 21 km from Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is one most creative lakes of Southern India. However, the lake is star categorized and is known for its clean and expressive water. Berijam Lake supplies drinking water to Periyakulam town. It is a social picnic spot with incredible views.
Kodaikanal Trekking: Move towards Kodaikanal in the Palani Hills for tiny-time trekking. You can take small treks and hikes to tourist spots close by as well to nearby viewpoints. Overnight outings are also possible here where one can spend a night at a local town.
Dolphin's Nose: Placed about 8 km from the Berijam Lake is the Dolphin's Nose, a typical projecting rock from where one can take a breathtaking appearance of the widening gorge below.
The Perumal Peak: Its about 11 km from Kodaikanal, the Perumal Peak is a trekker's cheerfulness. Climbers begin their ascent from the Neutral Saddle in this best hill station of south India.
Kukal Cave : It is about 40 km from Kodaikanal, is a most liked camping site for trekkers.
Best time to visit- summers and monsoon
How to reach
You can easily reach the beautiful scenic place by using tours and travels services on line. There is various tour packages in which you get train journey or air at reasonable cost. All expenses are included with taxes. Usually flights are from Delhi, Kolkata or Mumbai.