The Resort offer Kodaikanal sight seeing with Kodaikanal Tourist attractions like Telescope Houses,Shenbaganur Museum, Dolmen Circle,Thalaiyar Falls, Berijam Lake, Chettiyar Park, Palani, The Lake, Coaker's Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Dolphins Nose, Lutheran Church, Silver Cascade, Pambar Falls, Bryant Park, Green Valley View, Pillar Rocks, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Solar Observatory and Other places in and around Kodaikanal.
To enable the visitors to have a Panoramic view of the valley and nearby towns, a telescope house is at Coakers walk. Enterance fee is collected per head to see through this telescope.
Kodaikanal is put on the anthropology map mainly because of the presence of pre-historic remains dating back to 5000 BC, called the Dolmens and Kistavens which are the dwelling and burial places of people of stone age and iron age. The Dolmens and Kistavens are fascinating stone of two very large erect stone slabs topped by a larger flat slab.
This is also called Rat tail falls.It is the widest falls ranging from 13th Kilometer on the Ghat road to Kodai. It is one of the highest fall in India, with their 975 feet drop.
This is a huge artificial lake in the upper regions of palani hills. It is a fine picnic spot offering beautiful scenery. It is 21 Kms from the Kodaikanal lake, Periyakulam town gets drinking water from this lake.It was first discovered and reclaimed in 1864 by Colonel Hamilton of the British Army. The Sheer beauty of the lake made it yet another tourist spot in kodaikanal.
A neat little park off the beaten tract is in north east corner of the town, on the way to kurinji Andavar temple.
It is 64 kms from kodaikanal, famous pilgrim center of the South and one of the six abodes of Lord, Dhandayuthabani. Direct buses are available from Kodaikanal that sre quiet frequent.
A magnificent star-shaped lake glitters like a jewel amidst the emerald green wooded slopes. This 24 hectare lake is skirted by 5 Kms long, black tapped road which is the focal point of Kodai. This lake was created in 1863 by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge, who was the collector of Madurai nad happened to retire and settle down at kodai.
Around kilometre's walk from the lake, it derives the name from Lt. Coaker, who prepared the map of Kodai. Coaker's Walk runs along a steep, emerald green wooded slope. From Coaker's Walk one can have a breath-taking view of the plains below.
Bear Shola Falls
An ideal picnic spot at a distance of 1.6-km from bus stand and within 2 Kms of the lake, where bears came to drink water earlier. Cross the lake bund, pass the Telephone exchange on your right, and at the junction take the lower road past clifton Hotel.The approach is rugged hill path. The falls are at their best in rainy season.
To reach Dolphins nose at a distance of 8 kms from the bus stand, one has to follow the route specified.There is an old road after crossing Pambar Bridge near levinge stream. A rough curve rounds the hillside which leads to a point where a flat rock projects over an awful chasm of 6600 feet depth. This is Dolphins nose.
The Lutheran Church is a Gothic stone building with stained glass windows and modern paintings and batiks portraying scenes from the life of Christ. Nearby the Christ the King Church which is again, a very Gothic and solemn granite structure with stained glass windows.
At a distance of 8 Kms from the lake. The overflow of Kodai lake come down here as a 180 feet high falls. If the water temperature suits, tourists play in the water.
"Grand Cascade" is the another name for this magnificent falls. It can be reached by a steep, precipitous path behind pambar house. The Pambar River is a meandering stream that crusaded over a serious of rock formations and precipes.
This park is situated on the eastern side of the lake. It is noted for flowers, hybrids and grafts, Cut flowers are exported from here.It is a glass house which shelters fine varieties of flowers: Flower show is conducted every year in May as part of summer festival.
Green Valley View
It is about 5.5 Kms from the lake and located very close to Golf club, it commands a beautiful view of entire vaigai dam, As the valley is very dense and dangerous, it is recommended to be viewed with precautionary measures.
It is about 5.5 Kms from the lake and located very close to Golf club, it commands a beautiful view of entire vaigai dam, As the valley is very deep, dense and dangerous, recommended to see with precautionary measures.
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Located at a distance of 3 kms from the lake, this is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga. This temple is associated with the Kuriniji flowers which carpet at hill sides blooms once in 12 years. Also Kurinji means hill region in Tamil literature. Andavar means God. Hence Lord Muruga is referred as God of Hill here. From this temple one can see a panoramic view of Palani and Vaigai Dam.
3.2 Kms from the Lake Elevation is this 2343 meters high obvervatory. It was founded in 1989 at the top most point in Kodai. Visitors are allowed to closely observe the start, planetary movements etc., during visiting hours with prior appointments