Little castle at Kodaikanal is in the middle of a leafy enclave, away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre, which is very suitable for your honeymoon. Yet the cottage is very accessible to Kodaikanal (3.5 km). It provides comfortable accommodation, with good views. One could go for a gentle walk within the enclave, or venture outside into the calm and green country roads and lanes.
The Pillar rocks are three precisely twisted erect huge rocks footing shoulder to shoulder, rising from the abundant valley measuring 122 meters high, a splendid site to gaze at. It is positioned 7.4 kms from the Kodaikanal Lake. These giant rocks measure about 400 feet high from the ground and the chambers between the pillars are recognized as the Devil's Kitchen. The Pillar Rocks have grown-up in fame as the days have passed by. During the crest season you can see enormous crowd of guests to this place. The speckled woods in the vicinity of these massive boulders are a enormous point to enjoy your Kodaikanal tour.
Kurinji andavar temple is quite famous for its Kurinji flower which blooms merely once in every 12 years, awaiting the next blosom in 2016. The god here is called Sri Kurinji Easwaran, who is in fact Lord Murugan. Kurinji Andavar Temple is devoted to Lord Muruga who is identified as the God of the Hills going by to the Tamil literature. In Tamil, Kurinji means "hilly region" and the word Andavar relates to "God". Kurinji andavar temple is spotted at about 5 km away from the Kodaikanal bus station. The widely expected summer festival is quite famous celebrated through the month of May every year by the localites.
Coaker's Walk is a magnificent gift of Mother Nature to Kodaikanal and its tourists. Coaker's walk is just 1 km from the Kodai Lake which provides an amazing picturesque view of the plains as well as scenic valleys making the moments the most memorable of your life. Coaker's walk derives its name from Lt. Coaker, who had prepared the map of Kodaikanal.Coaker's Walk lies along a sheer slope on the southern side of the Kodai. Several best views of the plains can be seen from here. It is a narrow one kilometer walking pathway on the mountain road, built by Lt. Coaker in the year 1872, winding around mt.
Kodaikanal lake is just 500 metres (1,600 ft) away from the Kodai bus stand. It is an non-natural, close to star-shaped widely spread across 45 ha (60 acres) lake developed in 1863. It is prominent as Kodaikanal's most well-liked landscape and tourist desirability. Rowboats and pedal boats are available for hire at the Kodaikanal Boat Club. Horses and bicycles can be hired next to the lake on a hourly rent. The 5 kilometre (3.1 mi) path that evades the margin of this exquisite lake is a favourite walk for the locals and tourists alike.
In 1910, a new boat house was constructed. From May 1929, few tourists were only permitted to avail boat ride as temporary members.Then boat service was extended to the public and tourists in 1932. The tourists can avail boat services in the lake. T.T.D.C boats, Kodai boats, Carlton boats are available on hire for hours. Annual boat pageant is held in May every year as a part of Summer Festival Celebrations.
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