Kodaikanal is one of the most popular and most sought after hill resorts in South India for honeymoons and holiday destinations. Situated in the upper palani hills of the Western Ghats near Madurai in Tamil Nadu, this hill station stands 7200 feet above sea level. The princes of the Hill Stations are also popularly known as Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal is known for tourism where it attracts the tourists by the prevailing climatic condition and has several indoor and outdoor activities available.
Berijam Lake is a freshwater reservoir near Kodaikanal city. It is at Fort Hamilton's old place, in the upper Palani hills. The lake was created by a dam with sluice outlets, is part of a micro–watershed development project. The lake's water is pure and drinkable, which is why it comes from Periyakulam, a small town in the valley below Kodaikanal. This lake's catchment area has rich flora and fauna, which makes it an ecologically significant region. Near the lake, you can spot bison, Indian elephant, Nilgiri Langur, deer and many other animals.
Kodaikanal Lake, also known as Kodai Lake is a manmade lake located in the Kodaikanal city in Dindugal district in Tamil Nadu. The lake is said to be Kodaikanal's most prominent geographic landmark and tourist attraction. A boat club, boathouse and boat service (with rowing boats and paddle boats and a public ferry) has been completely available for the public and visitors over the years and is of aesthetic importance for tourism. A frequent feature of the summer season that draws visitors is the Boat Pageant and Flower Displays.
Silver Cascade Falls, one of the most famous waterfalls, is the first attraction that unfolds to tourist, located on the Madurai – Kodaikanal road, on way to Kodaikanal. It is a paradise for those who want to see the magic of nature. From a height of 180 feet, the water falls down, which makes it a stunning sight for audiences. It is assumed that the waterfall is to be remain of Kodai Lake, where visitors can also take a dip in the water that flows down from the falls.
The pine forest is one of Kodaikanal's cherished treasures that will attract visitors with its atmosphere. This location is a gift of Mother Nature for people who enjoy photography. It is situated in the southwest of Kodaikanal. Due to Mr. Bryant’s efforts, Pine Forests came into being as he was the one to claim the pine plantations in the year 1906 to expand the timber.
In the southern hill stations of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal, Coaker's Walk is a 1 km long stretch of paved road. For morning and evening hikes, many visitors visit the location or get a view of the sunsets or sunrises. Hills, plateaus and rivers ring the panoramic view. You may see fascinating sights on a cloudless, bright day, such as Dolphin’s nose in south, the gorge of the Pambar River in the southeast, the view of Periyakulam and even the city of Madurai from the bird's eye.