About Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls, and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore. To the west of the lake, Bryant Park’s renowned dahlias and roses are on show at summer horticultural events. Nearby Coaker's Walk, on the slopes of Mount Nebo, and to the south, the Green Valley View area both have panoramic views over the plains. A viewpoint gives access to the Pillar Rocks that are massive, 122m pinnacles, frequently topped with mist. Founded by missionaries in the 19th century, Kodaikanal has many Christian churches, including the Anglican Church of St. Peter. At Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple, the rare Kurinji flower blooms just once every 12 years.
Pillar Rock Viewpoint

Pillar Rock Viewpoint is a popular cliffside destination offering sweeping views of the mountains and unique pillar-shaped rocks.
Guna Caves

Guna Caves discovered in 1821, this popular cave site exists between 3 massive, pillar-shaped rocks.
Silver Cascade Falls

Silver Cascade Falls is a picturesque natural area featuring a steep waterfall in a lush landscape.
Berijam Lake

Berijam Lake is a reservoir near Kodaikanal town in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, South India. It is at the old site of "Fort Hamilton", in the upper Palani hills.
Kodaikanal Solar Observatory

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory is a solar observatory owned and operated by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. It is on the southern tip of the Palani Hills 4 km from Kodaikanal town, Dindigul district.
Kurinji Andavar Temple

Kurinji Andavar Temple is a 1936 Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan is set in scenic surrounds with Kurinji flowers.
Kumbakkarai Falls

Kumbakkarai Falls are lesser-known falls in the foothills of the Kodaikanal Hills.
Moir Point

Moir Point is a popular destination with a watchtower offers scenic views of the valley and mountains.
Bear Shola Falls

Bear Shola Fall is a small waterfall, active during the rainy season, reached by a short, forested hiking trail.
Upper Lake View

Upper Lake View is a straightforward overlook point offering panoramic vistas of the greenery and lake below.
Dolphin’s Nose Tree Roots

The road that led to Dolphin’s Nose was narrow with a path self-designed by roots of indigenous trees that surrounded the area.
Best Time To Visit Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal can be visited at any time of the year, but the best time to visit is September to May when the weather is at its best. Kodaikanal has lovely summers when the temperature ranges between 24°C to 38°C. This is the perfect time to enjoy trekking, cycling, boating, sightseeing, and summer festivals. Major sightseeing attractions of Kodaikanal are Berijam Lake, Coaker's walk, Chattiar Park, Kurinjiandavar Temple, and many others. Monsoon too is a good time to visit Kodaikanal. During this season Kodaikanal receives average rainfall and the weather stays pleasant. The temperature in the monsoon here approximately ranges between 20°C to 30°C. Winter is the best time to visit Kodaikanal. The temperature in winter ranges between 20°C to 30°C. The weather stays pleasant and enjoyable throughout the season. However, nights can be chilling. You can visit the best tourist attractions of Kodaikanal and indulge in several activities like trekking or boating during this time of the year.

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