Kodai Lake is of the major attractions and a geographical landmark in kodaikanal. The Kodai Resort Heritage Bungalow overlooks this pristine Kodai Lake. Some of the major leisure activities here include boating, horse riding and cycling.
The Pillar Rocks consist of three huge granite rocks with a height of about 122 metres from the ground offering one a bird’s eye view of the surrounding beautiful vistas. Pillar Rocks assure one sights that could be cherished for a lifetime.
What’s more amazing than admiring a stunning Poombarai Village View, a tiny colorful village nestled amidst terraced fields. Standing secluded at 1,920 m in Palani Hills, this village offers a picturesque view of the area with locally colored houses and greenery.
Explore the pristine Kookal Lake which offers a peaceful and beautiful sight away from the city. Set your mind free and explore the nature and life in the hills. Kodaikanal is not just all those cliche tourist hotspots there is much more here.
Coaker’s Walk is one of the major attractions in Kodaikanal. The pedestrian path is 1 km in length and offers one spectacular views of the plains below; the observatory with telescope facility arranged enables one to enjoy the panoramic views.
Sprawling over an area of about 20.5 acres of land, this botanical garden has a wide variety of flora which includes 325 species of trees, shrubs and cacti and around 740 species of roses and is well-known for the flower shows organised every summer.
The Pine Forest is one of the most explored treasures in Kodaikanal. It’s tall, slender trunks going all the way to the sky is a favourite spot for movie directors. You can also capture some amazing photos and explore the diverse flora in this forest.
The Perumal peak is one of the highest peaks of the Perumalai mountain range. This amazing view of the green trees slung over the hills is sure to take your breath away. You can bask in the beauty of all that nature can offer you.
Silver Cascade Falls
Located on the Laws Ghat Road is Silver Cascade Falls formed from the Kodai Lake overflow and flows from an altitude of 180 feet and is well-renowned for its clean refined glittering water that shines like silver under the sun.
Bear Shola Falls
Guarded by the Shola forests and undisturbed by human encroachment cascades a scenic waterfall named the Bear Shola Falls. Quiet and peaceful, this picturesque waterfall is a true paradise for all those who want to escape the weary bustling world.
The Dolmens are believed to have been constructed during the Stone age and Iron age. The site contains chambers that were made up of huge stones of which some were used for burial while, some as dwellings chambers.
The Chettiyar Park at Kodaikanal is a place where you can spend your evening leisurely enjoying nature. The park has a wide collection of fascinating floral species of which, the Kurinji flowers that bloom once every 12 years is a major attraction here.
Kodai Solar Observatory
The Observatory which is located on the highest point in Kodaikanal is one of the few observatories in the country. It was established in the year 1899. The place is mostly open only on Fridays (between 10:00 to 12:00 hrs). Hence, ensure to get a prior appointment.
Berijam Lake is a scenic and breath-taking picnic spot surrounded by dense forests. The artificial lake sprawls over an area of about 59 acres and is situated in the upper Palani hills at the location where Fort Hamilton originally stood.
This is the perfect place for the thrill seeker in you. These caves are wrapped in nature and mystery and is a must see for the avid adventurer in you. The pathway to these caves will leave you in awe and is a paradise for photographers.