Kodaikanal is a stark contrast to much of south India. Nestled comfortably above the scorching plains within the evergreen forests of the Nilgiris, Kodaikanal has always served as a refuge against the harsh Indian summer. Pleasant weather always graces this picture-perfect hill station, making it ideal for family visits throughout the year.
Things do in Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal is the perfect destination for a family planning a fun vacation. There are numerous places to visit in Kodaikanal. The hill station offers opportunities for fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.
• Kodaikanal Lake is a popular spot for boating. It has a track laid around its periphery; you can rent cycles and have fun riding around the lake.
• There are numerous parks and forest reserves in and around Kodaikanal that are perfect for some light trekking through what is one of the greenest and densest jungles in India.
• A charming village nearby affords great views while also giving the entire family an opportunity to get to know the locals and their ways of life closely.
• There is a vibrant marketplace near Kodaikanal Lake where one can shop for local souvenirs.
Sightseeing in Kodaikanal
is an experience that promises to be memorable. The best way to get around the town is on foot and it is very safe to do so. There is no dearth of taxis for those who wish to adopt a more leisurely way to appreciate nature. This year (2018) offers a unique opportunity to observe the rare bloom of the Kurinji flower, which happens only once every 12 years! This flower is a beautiful blue-violet colour and covers entire hills. It’s the reason why the Nilgiris (‘blue mountains’) were named so. This will surely make for a most memorable trip with the entire family.
Staying in Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal attracts over two million visitors annually, so there are plenty of accommodation options. However, if you are looking for something comfortable, look no further than Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort in Tamil Nadu. Affording a beautiful view and with a staff that believes in the ancient Indian tradition of equating guests with the Gods themselves, the Kodaikanal resort offers a beautiful haven to relax while exploring the hill station.
It also offers a host of activities for the whole family to enjoy. These activities are organised almost daily and vary from horseback riding to exciting water sports. Besides, there is no better place to sample the local delicacies, cooked the way they should be, than at the in-house restaurant in Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort.
All Club Mahindra properties note the experiences of their guests and work to make them even better. Club Mahindra Kodaikanal too takes feedback seriously, to give guests the best holiday experience.
To truly understand the amazing holiday experience it offers, check out the Club Mahindra reviews online. It is an excellent way to know more about the destination, the resort, and the experiences of other Club Mahindra members.