The regions near the temple is where the Kurinji flora and fauna blooms. A rain gauge at the border of the Kukkal forest at 2,000 metres 6,600 ft recorded rainfall about 50% higher than that of two rain gauges in grasslands at the same altitude and northern slope during 1956-1966. Swimming here is safe if the water flow is not fierce. Horses and bicycles can be hired beside the lake for short periods. A visit to this area will bring one up close and personal with many common and rare species of animals and plants. This impressive waterfall is a popular stop for a nice view of the falls and surroundings. Rowboats and pedal boats can be hired at the Boat Club.
Green Valley View Kodaikanal Green Valley View This is a majestic point above the hills of Kodaikanal. It is an undisturbed area 1 km down a very steep rocky trail beginning soon after Pambar Bridge. It has a slanting height and lies inside a forest reserve that is unhindered by human encroachments. This blog really helps for my trip. At a distance of 0. The lake is also an important conservation center for local flora and fauna. There will be additional charges towards driver allowance , interstate permit charges, toll ,parking.
Train: The nearest Railway station is Kodai road, which is about 80 km away from Kodaikanal. The holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Murugaon. We once again assure that you will be getting an unforgettable lifetime experience in South India through our services. Best Time: April To June And September To October. Day 2: Trek to Dolphin's Nose: One of the must-visit places of Kodaikanal.
Plans to Develop Kodaikanal started as early as 1875 when the Railway extended the railway lines from Chennai to Tirunelveli and a train halting station was built at Ammaianayakkanur village, to facilitate the visit to Kodaikanal. » Astrophysical Observatory: Built in 1889, this laboratory occupies the highest point in the region. There is a tiny shrine dedicated to Meenakshi Amman which is scenically located in a copse of teak trees. Evenings is the best time to experience the beauty of this place when the mystic clouds slowly. Beautiful views of steep rocky escarpments rising from the plains can be seen. After walking through geranium plantations, and pine and wattle forest, the Kukkal Forest Rest house can he reached. Bison Wells Lodge has a panoramic view of the eastern slopes of Kukkal ridge.
Occupying an area of 20. One can walk along the wall and get near the center of the falls. At a distance of 21 kms from Kodaikanal beyond the Pillar Rocks , Berijam Lake is an artificial lake. You need a special permit from Forest Department to visit this lake. Leave for local sightseeing after some rest. This point joins the Berijam Lake raod with Kodaikanal here.
Just below one wall is a large flat rock about 5 ft 1. September to May is the best months to visit the falls. Sir Vere Hendry Leving created the Kodaikanal Lake in 1863 and a Boat Club was set up in 1890 and Boating was introduced to public and tourists only in 1932. There is also a smaller but more serene waterfall below the bridge which crosses the stream here. Located at 5000 feet above the ground level, you can have a panoramic view of the beautiful mountains. Exotic location at 7000 feet above the Plains brought them up here.
If you are a regular trekker or hiker, you could climb up to the peak. The hike is 16 kilometers up and down and will take you a whole day. Thrill yourself by boating at this tranquil picnic spot on your Kodailkana tours. The forested Western Ghats mountains have hill stations including Ooty, once a summer resort of the British Raj. Coakers Walk Kodaikanal Coakers Walk A 1 kilometre walk on the slopes of the hill and experiencing the views of the hill is definitely one of the must do things while you visit Kodaikanal. Our tours and travels packages are tirupati tour packages, All City Sightseeing Tour Packages, South india Tour Packages, One day tour packages, kerala tour packages, karnataka tour packages, Pondicherry Tour Packages, Tamil Nadu Tour Packages, Trichy Tour Packages, Kodaikanal Tour Packages, ooty tour packages, Vellore Golden Temple, Mahapalipuram Tour Packages, Kanchipuram Tour Packages and etc.
It is one of the popular. An early morning walk near the Lake marks the start of a perfect day in Kodaikanal. The place has ample opportunities for tourists to avail of services like boating, cycling, and even horse-riding. There is no direct train facility to Kodaikanal. Monsoon from September to October also offers different experience.
In 1864, Colonel Hamilton an officer in the British army selected the site for a military cantonment, which was built and the eponymous Fort Hamilton established. Kurinji Andavar Temple Kodaikanal Kurinji Andavar Temple For people seeking religious spots, the Kurinji Andavar Temple is the most famous one. You can rent out a cycle or a bike for a day in order to travel around Kodaikanal and charges for renting a bike will be around Rs 300 to 350. About KodaikanalSecludedly located at an altitude of 2100 meters, is a picturesque hill station nestled amidsy serene Pali hills. . Actually i was planning for my trip to visit places in and around Madurai.