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Kodaikanal Attractions
- Berijam Lake
- Kodaikanal Trekking
- Summer Festival
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Kodaikanal Tours

kodaikanal travelKodaikanal located amidst the folds of the verdant Pali hills is one of the most popular serene hill stations in India, which mesmerises any visitor. With her wooded slopes, mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls and a beautiful lake, Kodaikanal is a charming hill station.

Kodai is situated at an altitude of about 2,133 mtrs high and covers an area of 21.45 sq km. The hill town is renowned for its educational institutions of international repute. The pride of Kodaikanal is the 'Kurinji-flower', which blossoms once in 12 years. The hill-plantain fruits and plums are known for their freshness and taste.

Sightseeing at Kodaikanal
Berijam Lake : Berijam Lake located at a distance of 21-km from Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is one among the beautiful lakes of South India. Spread over an area of 24 hectares, the lake is star shaped and is known for its pure water.

Kodaikanal Trekking : Head for Kodaikanal in the Palani Hills for small-time trekking. You can take short treks and hikes to tourist spots close by as well to local viewpoints. Overnight treks are also possible here where one can spend a night at a local village.

Summer Festival : There are several beautiful hill stations in Tamil Nadu. With the Summer Festivals, the hills attracts the visitors to its surroundings. The summer festival is held in the 'Queen of Hill Stations', the evergreen Ooty. The Kodaikanal or the salubrious heights of Yercaud. Cultural programs, adventure sports, boat races, flower and fruit shows add to the splendour of the festival.

kodaikanal india For Leisure Tourists : Kodaikanal has several possibilities for entertainment related activities. The Golf Club is located 5-km from the Kodaikanal Lake. Boating and Angling facilities are available at the Kodaikanal Lake. Breathtaking trek routes are also available in and around Kodaikanal.

Location : 120 Km From Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

Best Season to Visit : April To June And September To October.

Reaching Kodaikanal
Air : The nearest airport is at Madurai (120 km from Kodaikanal).
Rail : The nearest railway stations are the Kodai Road Railway Station (80-km) and the Palani Railway Station (64-km).
Road : Kodaikanal is connected by road with Chennai (520-km), Ooty (264-km), Trichy (197-km), Coimbatore (175-km), Kumili (160-km), and Madurai(120-km). Regular bus services are available from Madurai, Palani, Kodaikanal Road, Theni, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Kumuli (Thekkady) and Coimbatore.

If dialing from India ------- 04542 (number)
If dialing from abroad -------++91-4542 (number)

Shopping in Kodaikanal
The major places to shop in Kodaikanal are the Khadi Emporium, Handloom Co-operative Stores and Travancore Crafts Work, Government Sales Emporium, Kurinji Mini Supermarket, Spencer and Company. The best buys would be handicraft and handloom items, khadi products, etc.


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