Kodaikanal tourist place

The princess of hill stations in Tamil Nadu, where the mother nature is blissed with the spectacular beauty drenching the people in happiness and surprise is Kodaikanal, situated in the South Indian State, Tamil Nadu. Established as a refuge for the British Royale to escaped from the scorching sun, Kodaikanal has now become the top notch tourist destination flocked by thousands of tourists round the year.

Kodaikanal is a hill station synonymous to the unmatched pristine beauty which  can never be experienced in any of the other hill stations. Kodaikanal is situated in the Palani Hills which is an offshoot of the Western Ghats. The hill station which is arguably a terribly tranquil place is at a height of 2133mts loved for its serene beauty and intoxicating aroma.

To reach Kodaikanal, you can choose either of the two roads, one is the Kodai Ghst Road arting from the small town called Batlagundu and leads to Kodaikanal. It is a well maintained road, wonderfully laid by the British with only two hairpin bends on the gradient. The other one emanating from Palani is the Palani-Ghat road with twenty one hairpin bends.

Rat Tail Falls View, Silver Cascade, the artificially made Kodai Lake, Upper Lake View, Green Valley view, Pillar Rocks, Guna Caves, Moir point, Berijam lake are the never to be missed spots in Kodaikanal. The panoramic view of the plains and the scenic beauty of the mountains can be enjoyed in the place called Coakers walk.

It will not be a tall claim to say Kodaikanal is a “Paradise on Earth” . See it to believe it.

How To Reach Kodaikanal:

  1. It is a 3 hours drive from Madurai on the Kodai Ghat Road.
  2. From Coimbatore, Kodaikanal is at a distance of 175 kms via the Palani – Kodai Ghat Road.
  3. While travelling by train from the far off places like Chennai, one can get down at the Kodai Junction from where Kodaikanal is at a distance of 75kms.
  4. Nearest airports are Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore.

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