Our travel plans are on a halt because of situations. What we can do is create a Bucket List. Keep on adding places on the Bucket list and visit. Do not forget to add Kodaikanal on your list for sure!
Situated in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is located at an altitude of 7,200 ft in the Palani Hills in the Western Ghats. It comprises of densely wooded jungles, cascading hill slopes, circuitous rivers, and green rolling valleys.
Read below the places to include in your itinerary.
Kodai Lake is right in Kodaikanal town. The lake is in star-like shape and its massive size covering an area of 60 acres. One can spend hours by the lake enjoying the natural beauty surrounding the lake. Also, there are many adventure activities like boating, horse riding, cycling, and a few more. The lake is located at a distance of just three kilometres from the Kodai Bus Stand.
Also known as Karthikeya temple and the Palani temple, this place of worship is a major draw for tourists. It is located at 65 km ahead of Kodaikanal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Subramanian. One of South India’s most famous temples, the Subrahmanya temple is at an altitude of 135 m, and is approached by 659 steps, or alternatively by using the winch facility. Not only this, but the festivals of Tai Pusam (January) and Panguni Uttaram (April) are also on the premises with great pomp and show.
The cave is located at a distance of about 40 km from the city. The journey will take you through thickly forested areas abounding with orchids and shoal trees.
Nothing is better than a walk in Coaker’s Walk itself. The walkway is a kilometer long. If you want to enjoy stunning views of the lush green mountains of the region while walking. Also, the walk was made in 1872 by Lt. Coaker. After the start, en route, it connects itself with the main road just above the St. Peter’s church.