Kodaikanal is one of the most popular hill stations in India. This charming place, situated in Tamil Nadu, is called the princess of hill stations.
This scenic city is also visited by many honeymooning couples. The Kodaikanal Lake is a very popular tourist destination. It is an artificial lake. Row boats and pedal boats can be hired at the Kodaikanal Boat Club.
Bryant Park is a botanical garden in Kodaikanal and is spread over 20.5 acres. It was planned and built by H D. Bryant in 1908 and is also named after him. The garden has various species of trees and has a section dedicated only to roses.
The Green Valley view is a place which offers a spectacular view of the plains and has a drop of 1500 meters.
|Nearest Major City(s):
||Dindigul is 53 km from Kodaikanal, Madurai is 77 km from Kodaikanal and Tiruppur is 97 km from this town.
|How to reach:
Kodaikanal By Air
The nearest airport is at Madurai , which is 120 km from Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal By Train
The nearest railway stations are the Kodai Road Railway Station which is 80 km away and the Palani Railway Station, which is 64 km away.
Kodaikanal By Bus
Kodaikanal is connected by road with Chennai which is 520 km away, Ooty which is 264 km away, Trichy which is 197 km away, Coimbatore which is 175 km away, Kumili which is 160 km away and Madurai which is 120 km away.
Regular bus services are available from Madurai, Palani, Kodaikanal Road, Theni, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Kumuli (Thekkady) and Coimbatore.
Additional buses ply during the season. Taxis and vans are available for local transportation. There are no auto-rickshaws in Kodaikanal.
|Major Tourist Attraction:
||The Lake, Coaker's Walk, Bryant Park, Green Valley View, Pillar Rocks, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Solar Physical Observatory, Telescope House, Shenbaganur Museum, Dolmen Circle, Thalaiyar Falls, Berijam Lake, Chettiyar Park, Palani, Bear Shola Falls, Dolphins Nose, Lutheran Church, Silver Cascade, Pambar Falls.
||It is a hill station.