Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tourists attractions at Kodaikanal in Tamilnadu


Kodaikanal is the inviting and charming hill station in Tamilnadu, with some of the top tourist attractions. It is truly admired by the visitors and specially honeymooners as paradise on a hilltop. Due to its charming climate and fascinating beauty it is more popular amongst the Honeymoon couples. Its superb location at a great height on the crest of the upper Palani hills offers it treasures of awesome woods, rocks and the most picturesque lakes. United-21 resort at Kodaikanal in Tamilnadu is the perfect place at Kodai to stay and savor the marvels of Kodaikanal. This resort on hilltop of Kodaikanal impresses the tourists by making perfect sightseeing arrangements at Kodai.      
Kodai just one hundred twenty km from Madurai is totally isolated from the hustle bustle of the city. Kodai Lake is the central attraction of Kodaikanal. Some of the exclusive things to experience at Kodai are early morning walk near the Lake followed by Cup of filter coffee at one of the many cafes on the mall road. Not to miss is the sunrise at the Astrophysical Observatory. Even though the hill stations climate is pleasant through out the year April to September is supposed to be the ideal period to visit. During this period the surrounding region is blooming with flowers and many events like flower shows and boat races can be witnessed.
There are many beautiful places and points to visit and get immersed in the serenity of the hilltop. Some of the most inviting places of sightseeing at Kodai are Kodai Lake, Coaker walk, Kurinjiandavar temple, Silent valley, Guna caves, Devils kitchen and Bryant Park. Kodai Lake located at a great height covers huge area of around sixty acres. The beauty of this lake can be enjoyed by walking or driving along the lake side. It is a hot spot for fun and leisure activities like fishing and boating. You can enjoy a horse ride in the shores of the lake or take a cool cycle ride. A narrow path along the edge of the slopes on the southern side of Kodai road called Coaker’s walk offers best opportunity by strolling around to catch some incredible views. Kurinji Andavar Temple located at just three km from the Kodai is dedicated to worship of lord Muruga. The name of the temple is derived from the exotic Kurinji flower which blooms once in twelve year.

Silent valley on the way to Berijam Lake offers mind blowing views of the emerald valley enveloped with the cover of white fog. Visit this point in the afternoons when the area is free of fog. For the adventure lovers Guna caves are the best location to explore but it is little bit risky. Bryant Park the botanical garden is on the eastern side of “The Lake” where in the month of May you can visit the exclusive flower and vegetable show.

Kodai is a popular hill station among the Indian as well as foreign tourists and praised by the visitors as the most relaxing tourist destination. United-21, among the many resorts in Kodaikanal is centrally located just three km from the Kodai Lake and eleven km from silver cascade.  It offers great opportunity to visit the nearby places of Kodai Lake, Bryant Park, Chettiar Park, Coaker’walk, Bear Shola falls, Green valley view, Kodaikanal observatory and many more. 

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