Kodaikanal Hill Station

Location Map of Kodaikanal Hill Station

Kodaikanal, a popular hill resort in Tamilnadu is situated at an altitude of 2100 meters. Abundant in natural beauty, Kodaikanal is a treat to the eyes. Also known as Kodai, it is a favorite hill destination for holidayers and honeymooners

Kodaikanal is a delightful hill station that has retained its untouched and pure beauty and has many magnificent landscapes. Its amazing waterfalls and cascades offer breathtaking views. The forest surrounding the hill station provide great trekking trails and gives an option of around 17 trekking routes of different lengths.

Kodaikanal boasts of its famous Neel Kurinji Flower or Strobilanthus Kunthanus. This flower blooms once in every twelve years and gives a bluish purple sheen to the hill slopes of Kodaikanal. This flower last bloomed in 1992.

This hill resort of Kodaikanal offers some of the most spectacular spots. One can experience the colonial India at the Kodai Club. It houses the period fireplace, the piano, the Leigh Hunt prints, the library stocked with books by Evelyn Waugh, Anthony Trollope, and the bar with stuffed heads of bison, tigers, deer-horns. Its restaurant has old English plates and a glowing hearth-fire.

But one of the most attractive spot is the lake in the heart of Kodaikanal, which offers activities like boating and angling. The 5 km path around it is also perfect for a leisurely stroll. Dolphin's Nose, another famous tourist spot is just 8 kms away from Kodaikanal. It is a flat projecting rock offering a breathtaking view of the gaping chasm below.

Other famous tourist spots in and around Kodaikanal include the Perumal Peak, Kukal Cave, Coaker's Walk, Golf Course, Pillar Rocks, Bryant's Park, Orchid House, Kurinji Andavar Temple, dedicated to Lord Murugan, Bear Shola Falls, Green Valley View, Shenbaganur Museum and the lovely star shaped Berijam Lake.

The summer season also brings various exhibitions and activities including the Horticultural show and the Regatta.

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Last Updated on 20 April 2011



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