Located almost 7000 feet above sea level, Kodaikanal is one of the most popular holiday destinations in India. A vacation here with family and friends is a relaxing and fun experience. The delightful weather, the hills enclosed in fog, cloud-crowned mounts besides lovely lagoons and gorges together make you fall in love with Kodaikanal. The Kodaikanal resorts will make your holiday more comfortable and memorable. Proper sightseeing in Kodaikanal takes a minimum of two days. Though there are many places to visit in Kodaikanal, the best five are mentioned here.
1. Kodai Lake:
Being an artificial, star-shaped lake, the Kodai Lake is extended across an area of 60 acres. Boat clubs, buildings of historical significance and valleys surround the lake. It is perhaps the most popular spot in the list of places to see in Kodaikanal for its immense beauty. Pedal boats and row boats are available at the boat clubs for boating with family.
2. Bryant Park in Kodaikanal:
It is a very well-preserved garden in an area of 20.5 acres built in 1980 towards the South-East of Kodai Lake. The park has 325 kinds of trees, shrubs, and cactuses. Approximately 740 varieties of roses can also be seen here.
3. Silver Cascade in Kodaikanal:
It is a 180-feet waterfall made from the outflow of Kodaikanal Lake. Visiting this place between sunrise and sunset. Avoid jumping into the waterfall as the water quality is not the best. However, the surroundings form a picturesque scene here.
4. Coaker’s Walk in Kodaikanal:
Being the most beautiful and attractive sightseeing spot in Kodaikanal, the Coaker’s Walk is a 1-kilometre concreted path parallel to the Club Road along the vertical hills on the southern side of Kodai Lake. Take a romantic evening walk here and enjoy the breath-taking view of the cloud-covered mountains.
5. Kurinji Andavar Temple in Kodaikanal:
This temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga, locally known as the God of Hills. The Kurinji Andavar Temple is known for its Neel Kurinji flower that blossoms once in every 12 years. Sri Kurinji Easware is worshipped here.
When in Kodaikanal, choose to stay in the Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort. Though there are several Kodaikanal resorts to choose from, the Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort is among the very best here. The spacious and well-equipped rooms fitted with all modern amenities ensure a comfortable stay. The in-house restaurant serves the best of Tamil Nadu’s local cuisine. There are also various fun-filled activities for the entire family tourists can enjoy at the resort. Check out the Club Mahindra reviews for more information on the Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resort before you choose to book your next family holiday here.