Kodaikanal is one of the important tourist place in Tamilnadu. Kodaikanal is lies in the Palani hills range. When we think about the kodaikanal the first thing come to our mind is kodai lake or kodaikanal lake. This lake name is come from this places.
We can reach kodaikanal by two ways. One is from the palani town and bus transport also available from the palani bus stand. Another ways is by kodai road. You can reach the kodai road by train from their you can take call-taxi or bus.
Sir Vere Henry Levinge collector of madurai want to settle in kodaikanal after his retirement. In the year 1863 the henry levinge created the lake with the help of missionaries from USA. he also buy the boat from tuticorin for boating on this lake.
This kodaikanal lake is only 500 meter far from the kodaikanal bus stand. This kodaikanal lake is best tourist places for entertainment. There are lot of entertainment thing in this lake such us boating, cycling, horse riding and much more.
For shopping also this places is best. There are lot of shop near to the lake. Where you can buy the statues, ornament, herbal product, cloths, Artifacts etc.., Tibetan shop also here where you can buy the handmade artifacts, gifts, warn dress etc..,
Shop Near to the Kodaikanal Lake
|Tibetan Shops – Clothing shop|
Here you can buy the quality woolen cloths, jackets etc at fixed price.
|Jsr naturals oils & spices – Chocolate shop|
Nice places to buy the quality chocolate and spices. This shop is opposite to boat house.
|Fruit Stall – Fruit Shop|
We can buy almost all variety of fruit in this places.
|Kodai cheese – Cheese Shop|
We can buy all variety of cheese here. Cheese are fresh with good quality. The price are little high based on the quality.
|VIJI.s herbals & Natural Oils – Oil Shop|
Best place to buy a natural and healthy oils.
|S.K.S.K Cycle Shop |
Here we can buy a cycle for rent. Cycling around the lake is one of the best activities near the lake.
|Cycle Shops |
Another cycle shops where we can buy a cycle for rent.
|Apollo Pharmacy – Medical shop|
For any emergency you can go and buy the medical items here.
Restaurants Near to the kodaikanal lake
There are many restaurants near to the kodai lake. Some important restaurants are
In this restaurant we can order veg, non-veg and also pizza, ice cream. Nice restaurants.
Best restaurant for homely ethnic food. Nice places to eat a traditional non-veg items.
|Tava Vegetarian Restaurant|
This restaurant is for vegetarian. Maximum all the Indian veg items are served here.
|Muncheez – Italian Restaurant|
In this restaurant we can buy a simple menu of wraps, burgers, sandwiches and fries.
|The Royal Tibet|
Nice places. We can buy a Mouth Watering, Tibetan bread, cheese omelette, fried potatoes, crispy beef etc..,
Address: Coaker’s Walk, Kodaikanal
Phone No: 04542 240 632
This resort is 0.6 Km from the kodai lake.
|Le Poshe by Sparsa|
Address: No 25 Sivanadi Road | Near Kurinji Andavar temple, Kodaikanal
Phone No: 04542 240 514
This resort is 0.7 Km from the kodai lake.
|Hotel Kodai International|
Address: 17/328 Laws Ghat Road | Kodaikanal, Kodaikanal
Phone No: 044 2535 0995
This resort is 0.5 Km from the kodai lake.
|Hotel Apple Valley|
Address: Anna Salai, Kodaikanal
Phone No: 04542 243 100
This resort is 0.2 Km from the kodai lake.
|Hotel Silver Springs|
Address: 5/27 – 1 Laws Ghat Road, Kodaikanal
Phone No: 04542 241 505
This resort is 0.1 Km from the kodai lake.
Visiting Time for kodaikanal lake
Sunday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Monday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Tuesday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Wednesday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Thursday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Friday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Saturday – 6.00 AM to 5.00 PM
No entry fees for this lake.
Charge for boating, cycling may vary depend that.
Other Tourist Places Near to the Kodaikanal Lake
CSI Christ the King Church
Upper Lake View
Every tourist who visit kodaikanal much see this beautiful place. Enjoy the beauty of this lake and go with wonderful memory of your life.
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