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Kodaikanal is often framed as a trekker’s delight due to its enchanting natural surroundings and spectacular landscapes. The trekkers can look forward to a memorable trek as you are greeted by the most beautiful sceneries that you could never have imagined. Kodaikanal has some exquisite locations to offer to both the professional trekkers and the novice ones. Trekking routes with varying difficulty levels are present and a tourist can select the route according to the fitness, time factor and one's trekking ability.
Some famous treks in Kodaikanal can be undertaken as:
One of the toughest routes is from Periyakulam Adukkam- Kodaikanal which has a trekking distance of about 18 kms which can be covered within 7 hours. For the trekkers who prefer easy walk, the route from Kodaikanal to Berijam will be the suitable one and the trekker will be able to enjoy the green valleys and the mountain ranges surrounding Kodaikanal.
Waterfalls in Kodaikanal makes it a spectacular vista as you witness the water splashing down on the majestic green cover. The beautiful landscape of Kodaikanal is blessed with many waterfalls makes it a good family as well as romantic outing. Visiting these waterfalls is often cited as one of the most sought after tourist experiences for many visitors.
Some of the famous waterfalls to visit in Kodaikanal are:
Kodaikanal is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" where camping is one of the most popular activities among tourists. The scenic hill city makes it a paradise for campers looking for a unique ambience filled with peace and serenity. Offering dazzling views of the Western Ghats, it offers an opportunity for tourists to wake up within the idyllic serenity of pine forest, snaking stream & carrot farm.
The Kodaikanal region and especially the Kodai-Camp is the famous campsite of the region. Situated 1.5 hours away from Kodaikanal, you can spend your days exploring the nature trails leading to sparkling waterfalls or simply relax with a book as you soak-up the fresh mountain air and tranquility of woods.
Kodaikanal to Kumbakarai trek from Kumbakarai at 400 mts altitude to Kodai at an altitude of 2,200 meters above sea level This trail has got historic significance since this was the walking track up to Kodaikanal in the late 18th and early 19th centuries used by the westerners before the present roads came to usage.
The enthralling treks takes you to the tall trees, chill breeze and beautiful landscapes. The entire valley was covered with thick green blanket and the flowers blossoming throughout the valley where you can enjoy trekking in an idyllic ambience.
The best time to engage in this trek is from September till Feb. In summer(March-May) trekking from Kumbakarai to dolphin's nose requires lot of energy as you need to trek steep mountain. If you are trekking in summer then it is recommended that you start as early as 7 am. Rainy season should be avoided.
The 4.5 kilometer of flat road that circumferences the Kodai Lake offers a spectacular setting for biking tours. Around here, cycles/bikes are always available for hire on an hourly or daily basis. You can hire regular Indian style bicycles, geared or even dual cycles on which two people can pedal at once at reasonable rates. The activity of cycling around the lake at Kodai is perfect for those of you who want to spice up your holiday with something different.
On the other hand, a bike route at Southern Western Ghats, Kodaikanal welcomes bikers with open arms. The route shall pass through the famous tea plantations treks of Munnar district. The journey then continues towards Ooty and bikers are required to ride to a height of 2,000 m into the Nilgiri Hills. From the Nilgiris, the trip proceed towards Calicut and finally ends in Cochin.
Kodaikanal is an interesting honeymoon destination offering you a bliss with scenic natural beauty and enchanting waterfalls. A sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal is filled with beautiful pieces of culture and history which will leave you spellbound. The top attractions of Kodaikanal makes it a memorable visit for every tourist.
The top attractions which you cannot miss out on a sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal are: