Berijam Lake is a serene reservoir, enveloped by nature’s beauty near Kodaikanal town
in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. As the lake flows in the upper Palani hills, it offers views of the landscape around. Berijam Lake
is part of a micro-watershed development project that was formed as the consequence of the construction of a dam with channeled outlets. This nature's unhindered beauty stands in the midst of a forest conservation area. The glistening azure waters of this liquid marvel presents it as a lovely place to visit for those in love with nature.
Berijam Lake in Kodaikanal is rich in flora and fauna and a flourishing ecological hotspot that hosts many species of animals, birds, plants, and fish. Bison, deer, panthers, Indian Elephant, Nilgiri Langur, and snakes are often spotted in this area. It is outlined by acacia and pine trees that make the surroundings fragrant and add a zest of evocative quality to it. Those looking forward to enjoying a stay here can count on Berijam forest guest house for a comfortable accommodation. However, prior permission is required for an overnight stay here.
The serene surroundings of the lake make it the perfect place for birdwatching, photography, and quiet reflection. In addition, the lake is a much-preferred picnic spot amongst locals and tourists alike. October to May are the best months of the year to have a great time at this lake. Keen adventures, also resort to Berijam Lake trekking for an exceptional experience while exploring its charm to the fullest. It is noteworthy that visitors are required to obtain formal Berijam Lake permission from the Forest Department to enjoy the beauty spread all around. The Fire tower, Silent Valley, Medicine Forest, and Lake View are other attractions around the lake.