Kodaikanal is one of the very popular and most sought honeymoon and holiday destination hill resorts in South India. This hill station is located on
7200 feet above the sea level and situated in upper Palani hills on the Western ghats near Madurai TamilNadu. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as princess of hill stations. the meaning of Kodaikanal is ‘The gift of forests’ in Tamil language. The cool and misty weather,the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings can mesmerize any visitor through out the year.
Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake,bath in one of the splashing waterfalls,go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views. kodaikanal is the only hill station in India which is developed by Americans. Kodaikanal is a place you can go to take a break from the rigors of daily city life. Kodaikanal lake is an artificial lake with heart shaped. It is most popular landmark and tourist attraction.just east of lack there is a botanical garden called Bryant Park. The park has 325 species of trees,shrubs and cacti the park is a rainbow of flowers during the peak season. A large section is dedicated to nearly 740 varieties of roses.There is a temple of Lord Muruga in the Poombarai Village. The village is fully covered by reserve forests.
The final approach to this quite area is a gently climbing footpath. Green Valley View has a panoramic view of the plains and a sheer drop of 1,500 meters overlooking the Vaigai Dam to the South. Guna Caves made popular by the Tamil movie Gunaa, previously called Devil’s Kitchen are deep bat-infested chambers between the three gigantic boulders that are the Pillar Rocks. Silver Cascade is a waterfall formed the outflow of Kodaikanal Lake. There are many more places where you can visit and enjoy your vacations.