About Kodaikanal / Kodai

Kodaikanal is a hill station situvated in Tamil Nadu. Kodai is 2133m above sea level. The main attractions at Kodaikananl are Kodai Lake , Coakers Walk, Bryant park, Kurinji Temple, Green Valley View Point, Pillar Rocks and Silver Cascade falls. Kodai Lake is a man made star shaped lake which offers boating options. Often people go for cycling around the lake for whcih cycles are available at the lake entrance. Coakers walk is a one km mountain road from which distant mountains are visible. Bryant Park hosts a lot of beautiful flower bearing plants and water plants. It is maintained by Horticultural Department. Kurunji Temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga. From the temple premises one can get distant views of hills and plains. Green Valley view point is a deep valley view point. The place is also known as Suicide point. Pillar rocks is a set of huge rocks which resemble pillars. The Pillar rocks are always sourrounded by mist. Silver Cascade falls is a waterfall located on the Ghat road to Madurai. Kodaikananl is a trekkers paradise. Numerous trekking routes have been identified. The famous among them being the trek route from Kodaikanal to Munnar. Numerous mountain biking routes have also been identified. At every tourist attraction one can easily get cheap fresh carrots.

Places nearby Kodaikanal

Besttime for Kodaikanal

Best time to visit Kodaikanal is during the summer months of March to May. During winters the temperature drop down and the place will be misty.

Food and Accomodation

Being a renowned hill station , Kodaikanal has hotels suiting to almost any budgets. Numerous lodges are available throughout the Kodaikanal city.

Reaching Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is 485km from Bangalore.

Route 1: Bangalore - Hosur - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem - Nammakkal - Karur - Dindigul - Kodaikanal.

KSRTC and SETC runs direct buses from Bangalore to Kodainanal. One can also reach Dindigul in direct KSRTC and SETC services from Bangalore. From Dindigul (100km away) TNSTC buses are available to Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal Road railway station is the nearest railway station to Koadikanal. Direct trains from Bangalore are available to Kodai Road Railway station. From Kodaikanal Road (80km away) direct TNSTC buses are available to Kodaikanal. The tourist attractions of Kodaikanal are with in the Kodaikanal city itself and can be reached in autos, cabs and horse carts.

Kodaikanal Trips


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