Kodaikanal is one of the most popular serene hill stations
in India. Kodai is situated at an altitude of about 2,133-m
high and covers an area of 21.45-sq-km. The hill town is renowned
for its educational institutions of international repute.
The pride of Kodaikanal is the 'Kurinji-flower', which blossoms
once in 12 years. The hill-plantain fruits and plums are known
for their freshness and taste. Kodaikanal located amidst the
folds of the verdant Pali hills is one of the most popular
serene hill stations in India, which mesmerises any visitor.
With her wooded slopes, mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls
and a beautiful lake, Kodaikanal is a charming hill station.
There are several beautiful hill stations in Tamil Nadu. With
the Summer Festivals, the hills are even hospitable to welcome
the visitors. The summer festival is held in the 'Queen of
Hill Stations', the evergreen Ooty; the exquisite Kodaikanal
or the salubrious heights of Yercaud. Cultural programs, adventure
sports, boat races, flower and fruit shows add to the splendour
of the festival.
Berijam Lake located at a distance of 21-km from Kodaikanal
in Tamil Nadu is one among the beautiful lakes of South India.
Spread over an area of 24 hectares, the lake is star shaped
and is known for its pure water.
Head for Kodaikanal in the Palani Hills for small-time trekking.
You can take short treks and hikes to tourist spots close
by as well to local viewpoints. Overnight treks are also possible
here where one can spend a night at a local village.