Kodaikanal Trip: Explore All The Hidden Gems In One Day!

Written By

Gopika VC

Kodaikanal, is a popular tourist destination in India and a heaven on Earth. "Princess of Hill Stations" offers a refreshing and stunning scenery and exciting activities.

Kodaikanal lake is situated at Dindigul district of Tamilnadu. It's a man made lake, also known as Kodai lake.

Kodaikanal Lake


Clear skies, rugged landscape, and plummeting valleys are everywhere. Visiting Dolphin's Nose is one of the top things to do in Kodaikanal.

Dolphins Nose


The lush valley below makes this a top Kodaikanal tourist spot. You can see the sunrise and sunset in the city, proving you're in the 'princesses of hills'

Silent Valley View Point


Green Valley View, formerly Suicide point, offers a beautiful view of plains, valleys, and hills. Vaigai Dam's view is unforgettable.

Green Valley View


These rocks tell a timeless love story. These 400-foot-tall pillars bulge from the mountains, defining their shape.

Pillar Rocks


This torrent is a monsoon attraction. Bear Shola Falls got its name from a folklore about a bear who frequented the area to drink water.

Bear Shola Falls


You can have a 15-kilometer hike in the dense Western Ghat forest and spot Bison, wild goats, porcupines, etc.

Canopy Hill, Vattakanal


The Indian Institute of Astrophysics owns and operates the Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, located at the southern extremity of the Palani Hills.

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory


As it descends down a 180-foot-high cascade, the water looks silver. Clean, crystalline water from these falls will impress everyone.

Silver Cascade Falls


The Pambar Falls, also known as the 'Grand Cascade,' are formed by the town reservoir flowing south and generating the Fairy Falls, which join the Vaigai River.

Pamber Falls


On the outskirts of Kodaikanal, yet not far from the city, this lovely campsite is surrounded by natural beauties that offer adventure.

Camping Amidst Pear Orchard


This is a popular Kodaikanal attraction. Spending hours there may make you feel like you're not on Earth.

Kodaikanal Pine Forest


Lake View Point is a statuesque photographer's paradise. You can see Kodaikanal Lake from Lake View Point.

Lake View Point


Kukkal Caves are made of granulite and charconite slabs. More than 30 families lived on the hilltop until the mid-1980s.

Kukkal Caves