Beautiful Kodaikanal: Princess of Hill Stations
Kodaikanal is a beautiful hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the best hill stations in South India. Kodaikanal is at an altitude of 7200 feet above the sea level which gives it an amazing and pleasant climate. | Beautiful Kodaikanal: Princess of Hill Stations |
It is also popular as the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’ which is nestled in lush green surroundings of the Palani hills. Kodaikanal provides an amazing mix of natural beauty and culture. One should pay a visit once in lifetime to Kodaikanal and traveling through road by free cars will be more beneficial to sight many beautiful slopes, rolling hills and scenic waterfalls and lakes which attracts tourists from all over India to get lost in the beauty and tranquility of Kodaikanal.
Further Kodaikanal is also famous for homemade chocolates. The main town of Kodaikanal is surrounded by the Kodai Lake. This lake is ideal for a pedal boat ride. It also provides opportunities for travelers/tourists for horse riding and cycling activities. Pillar rocks is another top destination. It is located 400 feet above the green valley where you can get lost in between the clouds.
The best way to reach Kodaikanal is to book taxi from Bangalore to Kodaikanal. And due to the Golden Quadrilateral Project, the roads will offer you the beautiful landscape reach your destination. Kodaikanal holds a pleasant and cool weather throughout the year and the best time to visit here is during the months of November to February.
Dolphin nose is one of the famous landmarks at Kodaikanal as this destination provides a bird’s eye view of the surrounding landscape with mountains. The shape of the rocks quite resembles with the nose of Dolphin, so it is popularly called as Dolphin’s nose. It provides amazing panoramic views of the valley and if you are lucky enough that the clouds are clear, then you can also see the Periyakulam town and the Vagai Reservoir.
Kodaikanal in Tamil means ‘the lift of the forest’. Kodaikanal is also the house to an endangered animal called the grizzled giant Squirrel. Nature has blessed Kodaikanal with wonderful places where you can capture nature’s beauty. Some of the must-visit places in Kodaikanal are Silver Cascade falls, Moir Point, Pillar rocks, etc. It also offers great trekking trails for adventure enthusiasts.