Beauty of Kodaikanal hills Tamilnadu
The term Kodaikanal means the forest, vine forest, forest in the summer time, God's gift. Kodaikanal is a good natural place attracted by its natural beauty. Unseen birds, rare trees and unexpected natural beauty makes us to visit kodaikanal for several times. Kodaikanal hills is located in the Western Ghats, 22 square kilometers in area and elevation 2133 meters (6998 feet). Kodaikanal is proudly called as Queen of Hills in Tamilnadu. Sight seeing in Kodaikanal are Bryant Park, Telescope archive and kokkars Walk, Pillar rocks, Guna caves, Throw rocks cap, Bad moon oasis, Perijam Lake (24 hectares large and beautiful lake area, Temple of the Lord kurinji, Chettiar Park, Boat industry and Silver Falls. Dont miss this place if you visit Kodaikanal for the first time. You can find all list of Hill stations in Tamilnadu here!
Sailing boat in Kodaikanal lake gives us special pleasure. The whole beauty of Kodaikanal lake can be felt by just sailing in this lake. Lake is the center of Kodaikanal. It covers a total of 5Km and 24 hectares of the lake level. Henry who ruled Madurai district during the period 1819-1885made this lake beautiful. He also grown fish in this lake. Now you can see different varieties of fish in this lake while boating. Boats such as pedal boats and honeymoon boats were available.
List of water falls in Kodaikanal
This falls is located after a long trekking path in Kodaikanal. Bear comes near this falls to drink water and so it is called as Bear falls. It is located at a distance of 2Km from Kodaikanal lake and 1.6 Km from Kodaikanal Bus stand. During the months of December you can enjoy the beauty of this falls.
This fairy falls is located at a distance of 5Km from Kodaikanal lake. Fairy falls resembles the waterfalls that comes in Tamil cinema. You can enjoy this waterfalls by dipping your feet. Couples can enjoy by taking snaps.
Pambar falls or Grand cascade
The rocks of Pambar falls is so admirable. Rocks resembles like butter pieces in which falls flows through. You can reach this Pambar falls by moving towards backside of Pambar house. The whole way is vertical. There is no vehicles to this falls. You must walk to reach this falls. It is 4Km distance from Kodaikanal bus stand. Reaching Pambar falls is a adventure travel and there is risk to reach this falls.
Silver falls is most popular falls in Kodaikanal. This falls is generated when the Kodaikanal lake water level reaches high. If you are interested you can bath in this falls. You have to go 8kM from the lake. You have frequent car facilities and bus facilities for this falls.
About 13 km mountain road to Kodaikanal you can able to see this falls. This is one of the tallest waterfalls in India with 975 Ft.