Friday, December 27, 2013

New Year celebrations in Kodaikanal

Tamilnadu’s tourist pleasures were first discovered by the British officers, who recognized the great importance of these places from tourism point of view. Places of Tamilnadu like Ooty, Yerakud, Yelagiri, and Anamalai have become more popular in Indian tourist horizon. Kodaikanal is one of the marvels of Tamilnadu having a great tourist potential in its nature blessed terrains, hills, mountains, waterfalls, huge parks and deep green valleys. All these potentials of the hill station add zest to the New Year celebrations in Kodaikanal.
Kodai is the ultimate place to experience pleasures of many different festivals and occasions since it keeps on blooming throughout the year with its charm and nature. Many people say that it is one of the best honeymoon destinations. Others prefer it as the best place for leisure travel.   With incredible sight seeing opportunities, adorned with blankets of greenery on the tricky hill slopes, Kodai attracts tourists like a magnet. Wide sprawling fields, scenic beauty and the inspiring climate of the place will make you ten times energetic for absorbing the natural zest of this region.

Party monsters are extremely delighted during Christmas and New Year period, when the hotels and resorts of Kodai are becoming more lively and entertaining to welcome New Year in the most natural environment. Staying in one of these resorts amidst the pine valleys is the unique experience of this hill station in Southern India. New Year parties in Kodaikanal are offering warm atmosphere at this cool destination tucked on the heights of palani hills. Shopping in kodaikanal during this period is more enjoying since the shops are brimmed up with Christmas goodies and gift items.

New Year events in kodaikanal can be well enjoyed in United-21 hill resort during this period. The resort which is tucked on the slopes of the kodai hillocks is favored by tourists arriving here from many distant places. This budget resort in kodaikanal of Panoramic group hosts interesting New Year events which add a feather to its reputation. A stay in this resort will offer you a chance to experience unforgettable New Year celebrations 2014 in kodaikanal.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Christmas Celebration in Kodaikanal

Christmas is a great occasion for numerous people across the world to indulge in huge celebrations. The atmosphere in Kodaikanal during this fabulous festival is no different, as both tourists and locals celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ with great fervour. Celebrating Christmas in Kodaikanal would be a memorable experience for tourists, as they can join others during the festivities at the resort or hotel where they have booked their stay. Great celebrations can be witnessed at such places and there are several delicacies included in the menu for guests. The festivities also include some entertaining events that involve singing and dancing.
The natural beauty of Kodaikanal attracts many tourists from different corners of the world every year. Whether it is waterfalls, green slopes or cascades, they can enjoy different types of features that this popular hill station has to offer. The Christmas celebration in Kodaikanal would be a unique experience for tourists visiting this region, with all the scenic landscapes and vast expanses of greenery around. Nature lovers would instantly fall in love with this place, the moment they arrive in its green surroundings. Period between April and June is the best time to visit this region, as weather is very pleasant around this time of the year. People visiting Kodaikanal in Christmas or during other festive occasions would get a chance to celebrate them along with the locals.

There are many hotels and resorts in Kodaikanal that offer comfortable accommodations for tourists. People visiting Kodaikanal during Christmas are given a fabulous treat by most of them. Almost all these resorts and hotels have rooms or suites that are provided with modern facilities. All the delicious items on their menu during Christmas festival in Kodaikanal would also give them some memorable moments to cherish for a very long time.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Enchanting Sai Baba Ashram In Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is one of the most popular hill stations in India, visited by plenty of tourists every year. The Sai Baba Ashram in Kodaikanal is equally famous among devotees of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, an Indian spiritual saint, who passed away on 24th of April, 2011. A few years back, one of his followers called Shri Srinivasan, had donated land of around 3 acres to Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust along with some buildings. The Sai Baba Ashram Kodaikanal tourists witness today, was created from these buildings.
Sai Shruti Ashram
Sai Shruti Ashram Entrance
During the years when he was alive, Sri Sathya Sai Baba used to spend a few days in Kodaikanal. He visited this region during the summer season in the months of April and May. The Sai Shruti Ashram Kodaikanal tourists visit during their tour of the hill station, is believed to have provided some divine experiences to many devotees. They enjoyed being at Baba's Lotus Feet during their time spent at the Sai Shruti Ashram. Travelers visiting the Sai Shruti Ashram in Kodaikanal can also enjoy the scenic views that surround this place. All of the devotees used to get a Darshan of Sri Sathya Sai Baba at this place, as there was lesser crowd as compared to his other ashrams.
Sai Shruti Ashram in Kodaikanal
Located among the Pali Hills of Tamil Nadu state in India, Kodaikanal can be an ideal holiday destination to both nature lovers and trekkers. The Kodaikanal ashram of Sri Sathya Sai Baba is easily accessible to the tourists coming to this region. The ashram does not provide any accommodation facility inside its premises. Visitors do not have to worry about their stay in Kodaikanal during their trip, as some of the best resorts in kodaikanal are located in this hill station, offering comfortable accommodations at reasonable prices. Guests of these resorts can also benefit from the modern amenities provided in them.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Pillar Rocks in Kodaikanal

Pillar rocks in Kodaikanal are one of the many attractions of this tourist place, which is the most popular hill station in Tamilnadu district. Kodaikanal the wonderful destination resting on a plateau of the Palani hills offers a plethora of sightseeing opportunities for the visitors coming here from distant places.
Pillar Rocks in Kodaikanal
One of the most glamourous locations in here is the kodaikanal pillar rocks, which are huge granite rocks standing vertically as if three sages are standing in trans, in a shoulder to shoulder position. Just imagine the size of these rocks which are around four hundred feet tall. The cave like gaps between these three boulders is known as Devil’s kitchen, due to its location on a great height and difficulty in accessing them. Located at a distance of just eight km from the lake tower visitors can get a panoramic view of the surrounding region from these pillar rocks. This place has become a best picnic spot to relax and have fun. The rocks are neighbored by a beautiful garden, which is adorned with classic and colorful blooming flowers. These rocks site located at just eight km from the bus stand can be reached easily. Kodaikanal pillar rocks photos, will give you an idea of how they look from a distance. The location of kodaikanal pillar rocks and the Guna cave is so scenic that it was used to for shooting some of the popular Tamil films.
Kodaikanal Pillar rocks
Kodaikanal is abundant in mesmerizing sight seeing places and comfortable accommodations near them. There are many popular hotels located near pillar rocks, which can be booked online before reaching Kodaikanal. United-21 resort Kodaikanal is one such best resorts near pillar rocks offering you the real pleasure of top of the world experience.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Palani Hills the Pride of Tamilnadu

India is blessed with many mountains as well as hill ranges which are spread across its borders and its different states. Indian state of Tamilnadu is blessed with one of the extensive hill ranges called Palani hills, which is an extension of the Western Ghats. The highest elevation of the hill ranges is supposed to be around five thousand to eight thousand feet. The popular shrines of Lord Karthikeyan also known as Murugan are tucked on these hill ranges.

palani hills

Palani hill in Tamilnadu date back to prehistoric period and is composed of variety of rocks and are covered by a dense green forest cover. The hill ranges attract hordes of tourists to some of the exclusive tourist spots nestled on and around the hills. The hills are a paradise for birdwatchers, who arrive here for watching many rare and fascinating bird species. Kodaikanal in Palani hills is the incredible hill resort of Tamilnadu, which is located at the center of these hill ranges. Climate of the region keeps on changing with changing altitudes and is supposed to be most refreshing and rejuvenating throughout the year. Palani hill temple located at Pazhani is one of the most revered temples of Murugan in this region. Pazhani is around one hundred km southeast of Coimbatore and is equidistant from Madurai which is one of the major cities of the state. The hills are adorned with ever green shola forests, which are supposed to be the best sources of water and a nice cover of green vegetation which nurtures exclusive bird life in the region.

palani hill in kodaikanal

Palani hills having a strategic tourist location, enveloping some of the most popular tourist destinations of South India are attracting large number of tourists to this region. Hotels near palani hills concentrated near popular tourist spots like temples, dams and waterfalls. Other convenient means of staying in this region are the well managed resorts.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Diwali Wish from United-21 Resort, Kodaikanal

This Diwali Day,
The Good Will Rise Over The Evil.
It Will Bring A Million Lights Of Joy
And Happiness To Us,
Reaching And Illuminating Every Life,
Spreading Peace And Happiness Around Us.
Heartiest Wishes For A Wonderful Diwali Day!!
From
United-21 Resort, Kodaikanal

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Vattakanal Falls Grand Attraction of Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal interpreted as gift of the forests in local language is the alluring and picturesque hill station tucked on a great height in the Western Ghats. It is also one of the most preferred places in Tamilnadu district for honeymoon couples and nature lovers. There are many activities to be enjoyed like boating, trekking, horse riding and cycling at this incredible location in the Palani hills. Vattakanal falls, Tamilnadu is one of the ace cards of tourist attractions of this state. Photos of vattakanal falls, Kodaikanal will give you a basic idea about its beauty and serenity.
vattakanal falls in kodaikanal
Kodai offers a list of vibrant sight seeing locations spread around its vicinity including lakes, temples, parks, museums, and some of the exclusive waterfalls like bear shola falls and vattakanal falls. Vattakanal is a cute village located near Kodaikanal with salubrious climate throughout the year. Surrounded with trees, orchards and green meadows this less populated village is the strategic point for tourists coming here to explore sight seeing hot spots like Silent valley and Dolphins Nose. It is the best place for picnickers, who arrive here for a day’s picnic from Bangalore and nearby cities. One of the topmost attractions of Kodaikanal is the vattakanal falls which is a panorama of flashing water cascading over the slopes of the mountains. While coming from the Dolphins nose one can absorb the beauty of the falls. Waterfalls of Kodai are supposed are in full swing during monsoons. So for absorbing the beauty of vattakanal falls in kodaikanal one has to visit it during mid monsoon. During monsoon this region becomes a green pasture with panoramic views of the hill slopes and the various shades of green keep on changing from one place to another. vattakanal falls photos, provide an idea of how splendid the fall looks during monsoon.
vattakanal falls kodaikanal
 The beauty of Kodaikanal can be observed in every aspect of this hill station and even the accommodation types are also unique at this destination. There are a few Hotels near Vattakanal falls, which are located in tranquil locations offering best experience of staying in the lap of nature.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Celebrating Mother Salette Festival In Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is highly popular among tourists as an enchanting hill station located in Palani Hills of Southern India. Among its important characteristics is a rich Christian culture that stands apart even today. For the Christian population in this region, the Mother Salette festival is of great significance, especially due to a unique carnival which is held on this occasion. This festival is celebrated for nine days, which culminates in the carnival.
La Salette Church
The foundation of Mother Salette Church was laid on 28th of February, 1865. Construction of this church began in the same year on 17th of March, with the blessings of Father Saint Ceer. In the following year on last Sunday of May, this church was dedicated by Keanos and the first pilgrimage site for Mother Salette was established. From that day onwards, a festival was held every year on the last Sunday of May to celebrate this event. Following complaints from the British about disturbances caused by huge crowds, it was decided that the festival would be celebrated in the month of August instead of May. The Mother Salette festival Kodaikanal tourists witness on 14th and 15th of August every year is the result of a decision that was taken in 1904 to change the dates of celebration. Two days of festivities and the grand carnival attracts plenty of tourists to this region. People come from distant places to be a part of the celebrations irrespective of their caste or religion.
La Salette Church,Kodaikanal
A visit to Kodaikanal during these celebrations would be a great opportunity for tourists to visit all the popular attractions of this hill station and participate in Mother Salette festival Tamil Nadu tourism offers for travellers. Resorts in Kodaikanal would enable them to have a comfortable stay while enjoying a pleasant vacation in this region.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Thalaiyar Falls Offer Enchanting Views For Its Visitors

One of the best places that tourists can visit while on their trip to Kodaikanal is the awe-inspiring Thalaiyar Falls in Palani Hills of this region. It is clearly visible as a silvery-white line from a long distance and is fondly called Rat Tail Falls by many. It is the highest of waterfalls found in the state of Tamil Nadu, and third-highest in India.
thalaiyar falls kodaikanal
A view point located at Dum Dum Rock offers fabulous views of these falls along with the Manjalaar Dam. Picturesque views of Thalaiyar Falls Kodaikanal tourists always look for can be enjoyed from a viewing tower erected near a small park. Traditional rituals and beliefs are still followed by the local population, such as beating drums during prayers. It is due to the sounds of drum beats that the rock nearby came to be called as 'Dum Dum Rock'. The peak of Thalaiyar Falls trekking enthusiasts try to reach during their expeditions in this area can reward them with some precious sights. Hiking during monsoons is extremely dangerous in this part of the world, and tourists must refrain from indulging in any of such adventurous activities around this time. Many of the locations other than Thalaiyar Falls Tamil Nadu tourism offer can be reached from this region without any hassles. Common people would find it very difficult to access this marvelous spot, in the absence of a proper road. The bottom of Rat Tail Falls Kodaikanal tourists often get to, has a pool which is spread across a vast area.
rat tail falls kodaikanal

People traveling to this region always demand comfortable accommodations that would provide them with a memorable stay while exploring the surroundings. Due to this reason, some of the hotels and resorts in Kodaikanal have all the modern facilities and added amenities for tourists visiting this hill station.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Experience the Charm of Kodaikanal Monsoon

Tour of a hill station and that too in Monsoon season seems to be a strange idea, but if the hill station in this context is Kodaikanal then one can think over the idea for a while. Most of the times you will receive advice of avoiding a visit in this season, but if you ignore the advices and reach during Kodaikanal in monsoon then you will not blame yourselves for being at this destination during rains. Kodaikanal tourist places promise an everlasting pleasure during monsoon.

Monsoon of Kodai is not that harsh or you can say it drizzles but not continuously. Kodai has dozens of scenic places but most fascinating places to visit in Kodaikanal during monsoon are the flashing waterfalls, which are oozing out of the mountains as if a milky cloud is jumping down from the heights. Among the popular waterfalls in kodaikanal are Bear Shola, Thalayar and Silver cascade offer scenic beauty especially during monsoon season in kodaikanal. Silver cascade just eight km from the city jumping down from a height of one thousand eight hundred meters looks awesome during monsoon, since flow of water coming from Kodai Lake is enormous during this time. Bear Shola falls a beauty just two km from the bus stand is renowned as the best picnic spot and has to be reached through a hilly terrain. Thalayar falls is the most gigantic among these three. The beauty of these falls is escalated by the carpets of greenery at the backdrop of the falls. Kodai Lake the pride of Palani hills looks like a newly wed bride after the first downpour in the region. Kodaikanal monsoon season is best for those who like to explore nature at its best.

Rainy season in kodaikanal is really enjoyable and Kodaikanal monsoon packages offer a real chance to absorb pleasure of the drizzles in Kodai at one of the gushing waterfalls or on the mountain tops from where you can view the green slopes and the undulating mountain ranges, which are dampened by the rains. Monsoon time in kodaikanal is the right time for the couples to experience alluring nature at the high altitudes. Our resort in Kodaikanal offering you the real fun during monsoon season.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Tourist Places to Visit in kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Kodaikanal is the beauty of Tamilnadu and dreamland of tourists, who are in search of a pristine destination which is away from the hustle bustle of the world. Places to visit in kodaikanal offer a unique experience to stroll around the magnifying attractions of the destination. This gift of the forests provides a best option for those who want to stay away from the harsh summers of the planes. Due to its location on a great height it maintains a cool, unpolluted weather and an advantage for adventurous activities. Kodaikanal tourist places are the bewitching attractions and places to visit, which are attracting innumerable visitors every year.
Dolphins Nose
Dolphins Nose
Tourism is the main source of revenue for this hilltop paradise with lots of beautiful places spread in its vicinity. Tourist places in kodaikanal and lakes of kodaikanal are on top of the list of places to visit. Most demanding activity at Kodai Lake is the boating activity. Boating is enjoyable in the evenings of winter season, when the lake is covered with a blanket of fog. If viewed from a distance it appears like a star placed on a carpet of greenery. Another means to enjoy the serenity of this lake is to take a walk around the lake in the evenings, which is an incredible activity. Due to location of this lake in the city and near bus stand, it can be accessed easily at any convenient time. Berijam Lake is situated in the reserved area, so in order to access the region one has to take a permission of the forest office. This is the most serene lake among the lakes of kodaikanal. One of the places to see in kodaikanal near the city is the most popular Kurinji Andavar temple tucked on the top of a hillock located just three km away from the beautiful kodai lake. The name of the temple is received from the kurinji flowers which are blooming in the nearby valleys.
Bryant Park Kodaikanal
Bryant Park Kodaikanal

Other attractions of kodai include Bryant Park, green valley, silent valley and pillar rocks. There is a lot of scope to enjoy adventurous activities in the peaks and valleys of the region. Accommodations are spread in the city as well as in the vicinity of the sightseeing places in kodaikanal. Selection of proper accommodation will make your stay at this hill station exciting and comfortable. Our budget resort in Kodaikanal, located on the tip of a hillock will offer you a perfect opportunity to get the best out of this hill station. 



Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Dolphin's Nose Offers Enchanting Views For Tourists

Every year, Kodaikanal gets plenty of visitors coming from different corners of the world. Although there are many attractions in this hill station, tourists vouch for the scenic beauty that Dolphin's Nose offers them. The name may sound funny to some, and even cute for a few others. But this is, in fact, a flat rock which is perched at the edge of a cliff and resembles the nose of a dolphin. Located at a distance of about 8 kilometres from Kodaikanal town, one can reach this spot after crossing the Pambar Bridge and travelling through an old road.
dolphins nose at kodaikanal in tamil nadu


Views from this point are truly amazing, and is well complemented with a soothing atmosphere which can instantly rejuvenate any of the weary travellers. The Dolphin's Nose Kodaikanal tourists read or hear about, is even more exciting when actually visited. During summers, they would get enchanted from the sights of Vaigai Lake and Periyakulam town that this spot provides. Many other attractions are located close to this point, such as, Berijam Lake, Green Valley View and Guna Caves. The beautiful views of Kodaikanal Dolphin's Nose offers would forever be etched in the memories of its visitors. This is the reason why it makes for an ideal spot to relax and spend some quiet moments away from the hustle-bustle of crowds.
Dolphins Nose at Kodaikanal

Travellers who come to Kodaikanal to visit this marvellous attraction are always in search for an excellent accommodation. Many of the reputed resorts in Kodaikanal offer well-furnished rooms or suites that are fully equipped with the latest facilities, along with certain added amenities. Booking a stay in them can offer the required convenience for tourists in visiting various attractions of this hill station. Almost all these resorts can be reached without any hassles as they easily accessible from the nearest airports or railway stations.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Kodaikanal’s Parks, a Tourist Attraction

Kodaikanal located in the hills of Dindigul district of Tamilnadu is blessed by natural beauty and a salubrious climate bringing record number of tourists to this sumptuous tourist destination of South India. This place tucked on the heights of the Palani hills is rich in everything from best infrastructure, suitable accommodations up to the exotic tourist attractions.
bryant park in kodaikanal
Bryant Park at Kodaikanal
Bryant Park one of the tourist attractions of this destination is located to the east of the Kodai Lake and at a walking distance from the bus stand. It is spread on a large area of around twenty acres. It is the botanical garden built by H.D Bryant, where more than three hundred twenty five species of trees, cactuses and shrubs along with large variety of flowers can be viewed. The Park becomes a rainbow of colours during the flowering season. Visitors get mad by viewing not one or two but around seven hundred varieties of roses in a single large section of the park. The Bodhi tree and an ancient Eucalyptus tree add religious touch to the huge collection of trees. Visitors can buy some selected plants from the nursery of the Park. Summer is the best time to visit this Park when fascinating flower shows and great horticultural exhibitions are arranged in this Park. Bryant Park in Kodaikanal is open throughout the year but mostly buzzed up with visitors in the peak summer season.
chettiar park in kodaikanal
Chettiar Park at Kodaikanal
Chettiar Park is another marvel of Kodaikanal which is located on the way to most popular Kurunji temple and is just three km from the bus stand. It offers best opportunity to nature lovers who are eager to explore the rich flora and fauna of this beautiful destination. Among the many varieties of shrubs, trees and flowers in the Chettiar Park Kodaikanal, the Saru shrub is the beauty of the Park spreading nice fragrance in that particular section.

Explore these and many other exotic places of Kodaikanal during your vacations. We can assure you best accommodations in Kodaiknal at our United-21 resort in Kodaikanal during your stay at this most popular hill station of India. Our resort in Kodaikanal is backed by panoramic group’s vast experience in travel and hospitality industry. United-21 is one of the best resorts in Kodaikanal providing luxurious accommodations in a serene atmosphere.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Must Visit Attraction Devils Kitchen Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal located in the Dindigul district is the most popular hill station of Tamilnadu.  The beauty of this place is involved in its name itself which means gift of forests. This beauty of the Palani hills is gifted with picturesque landscapes, serene lakes, parks and scenic waterfalls. Devil's Kitchen sandwiched between Green Valley and Pillar Rocks is one of the most popular attractions of this destination. It is the best place to explore and take pictures of the surrounding beauty of the region.

devils kitchen at kodaikanal
Devil's Kitchen an invitation to the adventure lovers is a subterranean narrow valley which resemblance a small dark trench but it is a deep fall in reality. Rock formations are seen to be formed due to wearing of the fertile soil from the cliffs. Just trek little on the nearby hills and you will be totally amazed by the scenic views of around one thousand feet deep valleys, which just look awesome. There is a chance to view some of the exotic wild life of the region in the form of rare animals and exclusive birds. This spot popularly called "Guna Caves" has become one of the most favoured attractions amongst tourists. This name of Guna Caves was acquired when the local film makers used this spot to shoot a few scenes for their film. In order to reach this location take a turn from pillar rocks at the road this is leading to Berijam Lake. Pillar rocks are nothing but huge boulders standing near each other.  A small walk passing through the beautiful pine forest will take you to the Devils Kitchen in Kodaikanal. Since this trek is a more adventurous one taking local guides along with you is really advisable and it will reduce the risk of getting lost in the difficult terrain. Best time to visit Devil’s Kitchen and Kodaikanal is from April to June and August to September. This is when the weather is at its best, unlike the months from October to March which are wet and cold.

devils kitchen in kodaikanal

Kodaikanal offers every means of joy, entertainment and a soothing location to get relaxed and refreshed. Hotels and resorts of Kodaikanal offer the visitors a enjoying a luxurious stay at this enchanting paradise of Tamilnadu. These hotels as well as resorts are spread beautifully near and around the major attractions of this destination. In order to enjoy tranquillity of Kodai you can drop in at our hotel United-21 Resort, Kodaikanal for enjoying top of the hill experience. Our resort is an idyllic escape from the scorching sun and the heat of the Plains.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Silver Cascade Falls the Serene Beauty of Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is the beautiful hill station of southern India encompassed in the upper Palani hills neighboring the valleys of Gundar and Parappar. It is adorned with a serene man made lake in the heart of the city, covering a circular area of around five km. The beauty of Kodaikanal is augmented with the splendid meadows and grasslands, which is supposed to be the identity of this hill station. Among the many captivating attractions of this hill destination Silver Cascade Falls attract both the leisure and the adventure tourists. Kodaikanal can be accessed from the nearest railheads at Kodai Road and Palani railway station which are the entry points to the exclusive Kodai town. Madurai and Coimbatore are the nearest airports to this hill station. It can also be accessed by road from Theni, Dindigul, Bangalore, Kumili and Coimbatore.
 
Kodaikanal Silver Cascade Park

Kodai Lake located at the center of the city is a manmade lake converted from a marshy area, offering exclusive views of the surroundings. The excess water of this lake takes a turn and jumps over a vertical cliff near the Ghat road which is popular as Silver cascade falls. Silver Cascade waterfalls the secret and prime attraction of Kodaikanal is revealed to the tourists while coming from Madurai to Kodaikanal. This beautiful collection of scenic falls is located just eight km from the city. Most of the vehicles passing through this point take a halt at this location to catch some exclusive views of the surroundings.
 
The view of the crystal clear water rolling down from a height of around two hundred feet down the slopes sidelined by piles of huge rocks, offers a mesmerizing experience to the visitors. Silver cascade preserves its identity with the cleanliness of its water, which is supposed to be rich in minerals and taking a bath in these falls offers a rejuvenating experience. With the rising popularity of these falls many kodaikanal resorts and hotels have shifted near these waterfalls.
 
 
While visiting this splendid hill station of Tamilnadu you can take shelter in one of the accommodation types available in and around Kodaikanal. We provide spacious well furnished luxury accommodations at our United-21 budget Resort in Kodaikanal. These rooms are adorned with all modern facilities and amenities to make your stay more comfortable and memorable.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Splendor of Kodaikanal is Concealed in its Beautiful Valleys


Kodaikanal the most picturesque and well known hill station of Tamil Nadu state displays great combination of mountains and valleys. The woods, rocks, creeks, stretches of forests and the grasslands make a perfect blend of nature’s offerings to this most travelled tourist destination of Tamilnadu.

Green Valley View

Kodaikanal filled with treasures of nature and spectacular views of the Palani hills is a delight of honeymoon couple’s. The dense forests of this region, wooded slopes and green pastures of Kodai where flock of sheep can be seen grazing comfortably is nothing but a travelers delight. Kodai’s vicinity is full of aroma of the herbs and various trees in the jungles. Two major valleys the Green Valley view and Silent valley view are dream places of the couples. Get immersed in beauty of Kodaikanal by visiting Green Valley view around six km from Kodaikanal Lake near Golf club and the pillar rocks. It is located at a great height of five thousand feet. View of the deep valley covered with a shawl of different shades of green offers a mesmerizing view to the visitors. Wait for some time if the place is foggy, so that you get a clear view of the Vaigal Dam surrounded by rich flora and fauna. There are plenty of monkeys in this region providing entertainment to children. The other valley called silent valley located near pillar rocks is located on Berijam lake road which offers soothing views of the wide spread valley. The bird’s eye view of this valley is really inspiring and if you are a potential artist then you can surely frame beauty of these valleys on your canvas. Early mornings and late evenings is the best time to absorb the glamour of this region.

Silent Valley View

Natural wonders of Kodai in the form of valleys, lakes and parks attract people from all corners of the world. These tourists have a wide range to select from the Kodaikanal resorts and hotels. Our United-21 resort in Kodaikanal, located on the tip of a hillock will offer you a perfect opportunity to get the best out of this hill station with all in house modern facilities to enjoy.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Kodaikanal Lakes - Interesting places to see in Kodaikanal


Known as Princess of Hill Stations” Kodaikanal has been one of the most visited hill stations in India. The hill station was established in the year 1845 by Christian Missionaries and British Administrators.  Surrounded by waterfalls, picturesque sceneries and green hills the place has been attracting people who wish to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere.
Resorts near kodaikanal lake
The temperature here remains cool throughout the year with January, February and March being the perfect month to visit the hill station. There are many attractions here in this place where in you could spend time relaxing and enjoying attractions in here. Speaking of attractions, the best one which you could find here is the manmade lake, known as Kodaikanal Lake. Right in the centre of the city, this manmade is lake is one of the top attractions in Kodaikanal. With boating facilities, this lake has seen hordes of tourists enjoying their vacations here.
hotels in kodaikanal near lake
Bicycles too are available for rent, tourists could avail the benefits, if they wish to explore the city on pedals. Horses could be rented too but compared to cycle, horses are not too feasible. There is also another lake in this hill station, Berijam Lake which is the source of water for people in Kodaikanal. You can visit the lake only after you acquire special permission from the forest officer as the administrators try and keep the lake and the areas nearby to it free from pollution. If lucky, one could spot deers, bisons and panthers nearby the lake. The entry to the Berijam Lake is restricted from 9.30 am to 3.00 pm. Medicine forests, near the lake is known to have certain species of trees that emits fragrances which causes hallucinations effects on human beings
On your visit, make sure to book your accommodation in resorts in Kodaikanal in advance, as you might lose out the best options during peak season. The nearest railway station to the hill station is Palani which is only 64 kilometers away.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Resort in Kodaikanal near Bear Shola Falls


Kodaikanal the fascinating South Indian hill station beautifully set amidst Palani hill ranges of Tamilnadu, has many treasures of natural wonders like incredible waterfalls, cascades, kurinji flower and hill slopes covered with lush greenery. Salubrious climate of Kodai puts it on the top of the list of Indian honeymoon destinations. Bear Shola falls is the most exotic attraction of this destination. This popular tourist spot is just two km from the city center with Kodaikanal resort located near it.

resort in kodaikanal

Kodaikanal tourism is adorned with the incredible waterfalls which offer intrinsic views and are more favored by the tourists to spend a day at the foot of the hills. Kodaikanal hotels and resorts offer a grooving experience of providing a mix of modern amenities and a traditional treat. Resort in Kodaikanal near the lake is always bustled with tourists. There are many falls running down the slope of the hills like Silver cascade, Pambar Falls, Thalaiyar Falls and Bear Shola falls. Bear Shola falls is more popular and offers incredible distant views. Once this ideal picnic spot of Kodai was abundant in dense forests and it is said that bears from these forests used to come down to drink water from the falls and hence the falls were christened as Bear Shola.


Shola in local language means forest. The spot is in proximity of the kodai lake and bus stand. It is advisable to visit the Bear Shola falls in monsoon months when the water is gushing down the hill slopes with a driving force. The falls can be reached by going past Kodai Lake and strolling down the road at the right which will take you to the world of many streams and falls varying in size but offering identical pleasure. Since Bear Shoal falls is the outcome of water overflowing from the Kodai Lake it is clear and cool. This region looks charming in the rainy season with the surrounding landscapes decorated with diverse shades of greenery.


kodaikanal resorts

There are many hotels and resorts in the vicinity of the Bear Shola falls offering various options of accommodations and entertainment. Many star hotels near the falls offer innumerous options of a Luxurious stay while visiting Kodaikanal. Honeymoon couples prefer this hills station and Kodaikanal resorts, since they provide total privacy to these couples.