India - Kodaikanal Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Kodaikanal Kodaikanal is a popular hill station in Tamilnadu situated at an altitude of 2100 meters. It is situated on the southern tip of the upper Palani Hills at 120 km north-west of Madurai.  The place has retained its untouched and pure beauty with many magnificent landscapes, amazing waterfalls and cascades, and great trekking trails. It has famous Neel Kurinji Flower which blooms once in every twelve years.

The colonial India at the Kodai Club houses the period fireplace, the piano, the Leigh Hunt prints, the library, and the bar. The lake in the heart of Kodaikanal offers activities like boating and angling.
 The Dolphin's Nose is a flat projecting rock offering a breathtaking view of the place. Other famous tourist spots in and around Kodaikanal are as below. 

  • Perumal Peak
  • Kukal Cave
  • Coaker's Walk
  • Golf Course
  • Pillar Rocks
  • Bryant's Park
  • Orchid House
  • Kurinji Andavar Temple
  • Bear Shola Falls
  • Green Valley View
  • Shenbaganur Museum
  • Berijam Lake
To Reach 
  • By Air: The nearest airport is Madurai, 120 km away.
  • By Train: The nearest railway station is Kodai Railway Station, which is 80 km away.
  • By Road: Kodaikanal is connected by road with important towns. Regular bus services are available from Madurai, Palani, Kodaikanal Road, Theni, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Kumuli (Thekkady) and Coimbatore.

 

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