“The Princess Of The Hill Station” – You will find peace of mind when you visit “Kodaikanal”

The phenomena of the nature including plants, animals, the landscape, and other features and products of the earth, as opposed to humans or human creations.The breathtaking beauty of Nature“. The basic or inherent features of something, especially when you seen as you realize the nature of their characteristic.

The most popular hill stations of South India, “Kodaikanal” (also called Kodai) referred as a “Princess Of The Hill Station“. Kodaikanal is a city in the hills of the Dindigul district, the state of Tamil Nadu, India. most speaking language is Tamil and also they called Kodaikanal as a “The Gift of the Forest“. It has the highest population tourist destination and one of the most popular holiday destination and hill resort in South India. The hill stands 2100 feet above sea level, and it is situated in upper Palani hills of the western ghats near Madurai in TamilNadu.

How to enjoy your holidays in Kodaikanal?

Kodaikanal offers visitors pleasant weather, lush green surroundings, beautiful lake and so many. The details of the trip and places shared below for your future references. After getting down at Kodai Road Railway, take a minibus or any other vehicles from outside of the station to reach Kodaikanal which is suitable for your travel.

Silver Cascade park –  That’s a 55-metre (180 ft) waterfall formed from the outflow of Kodaikanal Lake.

Coaker’s Walk (Who had prepared the map of Kodaikanal)

Coaker’s Walk is a magnificent gift of Mother Nature. The 1 km walk, winding around Mount Nebo, starts in front of the Van Allen hospital, running parallel to the Van Allen Hospital Road and joins the main road beside St.Peter’s Church, providing a stunning Mountain Beauty panoramic views. On a clear day, one can view as far as Dolphin Nose in the south, the valley of the Pambar River in the south-east, Periyakulam town and even the city of Madurai.                                walk

Green valley View (Suicide Point)

Green Valley View also known as Suicide Point, is near the golf course, has an excellent panoramic view of the plains and a sheer drop of 1,500 metres overlooking the Vaigai Dam to the south.                                                          gre

Golf Corse

This place is only for golf members. not allowed the general public and tourists due to saving the place.             golfPillar Rocks (Silent Vally (Echo Point))

The Pillar rocks rising from the abundant valley measuring 122 meters high, a splendid site to gaze.  pillar_rock_kodaikanal-web

Devils Kitchen (Guna Caves)

Devil’s Kitchen, are deep bat-infested chambers between the three gigantic boulders that are the Pillar RocksDevil-Kitchen

Pine Forest (Observatory Pine Forest (Shooting Point))

The pine plantations in Kodaikanal Pine forest are one among the preserved treasures of Kodaikanal which would mesmerize the tourists.                                                                                                                                     pine-forest1-1024x768Moir Point

Moir point is situated at a place where the first grass was cut by Sir Thomas Moir for creating the Goschen road (Forty Mile Road) in 1929. You can see the a long-tailed Monkey here.    Kodaikanal_MoirPoint (2)

Pambar Falls (“Grand Cascade” – Liril Falls)

The town water reservoir overflows southwards forming the Fairy Falls which continues to join the Vaigai river.   pam

Upper Lake View

It’s is a viewpoint from where you can get the top view of Kodai Lake and a panoramic view of the cityuppr

Kurinji Andavar Temple

Kurinji Andavar Temple is quite famous for its Kurinji flower which blooms merely once in every 12 years, awaiting the next blossom in 2016. In Tamil, Kurinji means “hilly region” and the word Andavar relates to “God“.kurinji-andavar-temple

Chettiar Park

Chettiar Park is a small precise garden park placed in the north east crook of the Kodaikanal town under the maintenance of the township.A huge variety of fascinating flowers can be seen here.chettiar-park

Bryant Park

Bryant Park, situated at the east of Kodaikanal, is a fantastically maintained botanical garden spread across 20.5 acres (8.3 ha). The Bryant Park was designed and developed in 1908 by a forest officer from Madurai, H.D.Bryant, the same was named after him later.                     inside-bryant-park                       The Bryant Park is a rainbow of dazzling flowers during the peak season having 325 species of trees, shrubs and cactuses. The major section of Bryant Park is dedicated to nearly 740 varieties of roses and the Bryant Park arranges for horticultural exhibitions and flower shows every summer. There is a Eucalyptus tree since 1857 and a Bodhi tree which adds a spiritual importance to the Bryant Park.

Kodai Lake or City Drop

Kodai Lake is the most popular place in Kodaikanal. It is a star shaped widely spread across 45 ha (60 acres) lake developed in 1863. Rowboats and pedal boats are available for hire at the Kodaikanal Boat Club. Horses and bicycles can we get next to the lake on an hourly rent.

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Other places to visit your Kodaikanal Trip:

1. 500 years Old Tree            2. Vattakanal Falls                     3. Fire Tower                4.Caps Fly Valley
5. Berijam Lake View             6. Medicine Forest                    7.Gundar Falls             8. Mahalakshmi Temple
9. Poombarai Village View        10. Mannavanur Lake View         11. Palani View              12. Jain Temple                13. Bear Shola Falls                   14. La Saleth Church   

Pack your backpack to visit the “breathtaking beauty of nature“.

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