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.
Green valley View (Suicide Point)
Devils Kitchen (Guna Caves)
Pine Forest (Observatory Pine Forest (Shooting Point))
Pambar Falls (“Grand Cascade” – Liril Falls)
Upper Lake View
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“.
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. 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.
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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