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Things To Do In Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

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Activities In Kodaikanal

Situated in the temple state of India (Tamil Nadu), Kodaikanal is a charming hill station known for its enchanting landscapes, and numerous tourist attractions. The enticing beauty of Kodaikanal lures a large number of tourists who flock to this place to explore its magnificence and grandeur. Apart from the alluring tourist spots, and sightseeing places, there are innumerable things to do in Kodaikanal that make your vacation even more fun-filled, and adventurous. Here are some of the best activities to do in Kodaikanal which will add thrill to your holiday at this paradisiacal land.

Wondering what to do in Kodaikanal? Out of the numerous activities in Kodaikanal, swimming in the freshwater of Silver Cascade waterfall. This waterfall originates from the Kodai Lake and its base provides a rejuvenating retreat for the travelers where they can take a bath under the freely falling water, and swim in its freshwaters. If you are looking for adventure sports in Kodaikanal, the city won’t disappoint you in this section as well. With loads of adventure activities in Kodaikanal such as horse riding, fishing, boating, and tent camping, one can never miss adventure during their trip to this hill station.

For a Kodaikanal special retreat, one must spend a day a the Kodai estate. A day outing at the Kodai estate is one of the best things to do in Kodaikanal for nature lovers, and couples. Nestled amidst the pine, cardamom, pepper, pear, avocado, and lots of other trees, this estate is a perfect place to rest in the arms of nature, and bask in the serenity of nature. Other Kodaikanal India points of interest for nature lovers include a visit to the Bryant Park. A day out at this 20 acre park is one of the top 10 things to do in Kodaikanal. Visit this place to spectate a variety of flora and fauna featuring more than 300 species of plants.

A visit to the Suicide Point is one of the top things to do in Kodaikanal. Also known as the Green Valley, this place is situated just 5 kilometers from the Kodai Lake. It is a popular viewpoint known for enthralling bird’s eye view of the lush green valleys, hills, plains, and the Vaigai Dam. Other popular things to do in Kodaikanal India include a night safari across the hills. It is an exciting experience which lets you explore the wildlife of the city under the night sky. If lucky, you can spectate animals like bisons, porcupines, wild boars and several other animals.

Trekking is also one of the best Kodaikanal adventure activities which is a major source of tourism as the thrilling trekking trails lure numerous adventure enthusiasts to flock to this cty. Some of the most popular trekking routes are Kodaikanal to Batlagundu, Kodai to Dolphin's Nose to Vellagavi to Kumbakkarai, Shembaganur to Morappur to Adukkam, Kodai to Green Hut, and Kodai to Thoppithookkipparai. These trekking trails not only help taste the thrill of adventure but also bring trekkers close to nature, and provide an opportunity of camping under the night sky.

With so many things to do in Kodaikanal, this city is a perfect place for all types of travelers, be it honeymooners, nature enthusiasts, families, or adventure seekers.


Camping in Kodaikanal

Blessed by Mother Nature, Kodaikanal is among the most scenic spots of India. Among many other sightseeing attractions and things to do, camping in Kodaikanal is one of the most preferred activities. it is an experience to treasure amidst dense jungles with exotic flora and fauna and a favorable environment. There are sever...

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Trekking in Kodaikanal

Trekking in Kodaikanal is truly a trekker’s delight as the city is blessed by several exquisite locales that offer trekking opportunities to both – beginners and professionals. Also known as Princess of Hill stations, the city’s name in Tamil means ‘Gift of the Forest’. So whether, it is about the Princess of Hill stations ...

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    Kodaikanal to Batlagundu, Kodai to Dolphin's Nose to Vellagavi to Kumbakkarai, Shembaganur to Morappur to Adukkam, Kodai to Green Hut, and Kodai to Thoppi Thooki Parai are some of the best trekking trails in Kodaikanal.

    Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Pillar Rocks, Bryant Park, Silent Valley, Suicide Point, and Dolphin’s Nose, and Kurinji Andavar Temple are some of the best sightseeing places in Kodaikanal.

    November to February, and June to September are the best time to visit Kodaikanal.

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