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Kodaikanal

Location 120 Km from Madurai, 520 Km fro Chennai
Famous As Kodai
Best Time To Visit April to June, September to October
Loved Attractions Star Shaped lake

About Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal Hills Kodaikanal is a charming little hill Station in Tamil Nadu situated at an altitude of 6,854 feet above sea level. In a state that is more famous for 'The Queen of Hill Stations', Kodaikanal hill station attracts as many tourists and has a fair share of its own die hard admirers. So much were people smitten by its beauty and sedateness that today Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is referred to as 'The Princess of Hill Stations'.

The name Kodaikanal means 'The Gift of Forest'. And once you visit Kodaikanal and its nearby areas, you will know why this hill station has this name. Kodaikanal hill station is surrounded by deep and dark forest which it seems are guarding its beautiful landscape. Plan Kodaikanal tours and explore that Kodaikanal is brimming with some of nature's wonders like Coaker's walk, Fairy falls, Bear shola falls and many more.

Places To See In Kodaikanal Tamil Nadu
Star Shaped Lake
Known as the Kodaikanal lake, this is a man made lake which is probably the most liked attraction in the Kodaikanal hill station. Situated right in the center of Kodaikanal, the lake was converted from a marshy land by former Collector Sir Vere Levinge. This star shaped lake covers an area of nearly 60 acres and provides facilities for boating. You can also take a horse ride by the sides of Kodaikanal Lake which is surrounded by different types of trees.

Solar Observatory
Kodaikanal Solar Observatory One of the only three solar observatories in the world, the observatory in Kodaikanal is almost 75 years old. Located at a distance of 3 km from the lake and at an altitude of 2343 m., the observatory is at the highest point of Kodaikanal hill station. You can buy tickets for a show that is played in this observatory that will give you a glimpse of our solar system.

Fairy Falls
Fairy falls have become an inseparable part of people of Kodaikanal as an interesting spot for picnics. Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu has also become famous among tourists for its crystal clear waters. A swim at the foot at the falls will leave surely leave you refreshed and re-energized.

Coaker's Walk
Situated around 1 Km from the lake, the coaker's walk proves to be an exceptional place to get some of the most fascinating views of the surrounding areas. Named after the Lt. Coaker, it is situated on the southern end of Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu.

Kurinji Andavar Temple
Kurinji Andavar Temple Dedicated to Lord Murugan, Kurinji Andavar Temple is situated at a calm and secluded place, some 3 km away from the star shaped lake. The beautiful temple in Kodaikanal hill station gives you beautiful views of Northern Plains and Palani Hills.

Hotel in Kodaikanal
Hotel in Kodaikanal provides excellent services and facilities to its guests. Kodaikanal has luxury resorts as well as low budget lodges for tourists. There is a TTDC operated resort located on the Fern Hill. Other hotels in Kodaikanal are Carlton Hotel, Hotel Clifton and Hotel Garden manor.

Best Time To Visit Kodaikanal
Best time to visit Kodaikanal is from April to June and September to October.

How To Reach Kodaikanal
By Air
Madurai is the nearest airport that is situated just around 120 Km from Kodaikanal. There are flights operating to and from all major cities of India. You can take a taxi from Madurai or a state transport bus for a 2 to 3 hrs drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal.

By Rail
Kodai Road Railway station is the nearest rail head at a distance of 80 km away from Kodaikanal.

By Road
Kodaikanal is well connected to all major cities of Tamil Nadu. The Capital city Chennai is around 520 Km, Ooty is 264 km from here. Transport buses from nearby cities and towns ply to Kodaikanal with appreciable frequency. Luxury coaches are also an option. Inside the city, you will find cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws for short distance commute. For longer distances, state run and private buses are present in good number. Taxis are also a good option for touring inside the city.

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