Mind-blowing Details About Kodaikanal Lake – Kodai Lake

Kodaikanal lake or kodai lake is very important tourist places in kodaikanal. Every years many people come to this places. This kodai lake is a man made lake.


kodaikanal Lake – Kodai Lake

Reach kodaikanal by two ways

  • From the palani town.
    • You can reach by car or bike.
    • Bus transport also available from the palani bus stand.
  • By kodai road.
    • You can reach by call-taxi or bike.

Kodaikanal Lake History

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.

Kodaikanal Lake Entertainment

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.

Kodaikanal Lake Map

Kodaikanal Lake Shopping

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

Hilltop Inn
In this restaurant we can order veg, non-veg and also pizza, ice cream. Nice restaurants.
MannManam Restaurant
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..,

Hotels Near to the Kodaikanal Lake

Kodai Resort
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

Entry Fees

  • No entry fees for this lake.
  • Charge for boating, cycling may vary depend that.

Other Tourist Places Near to the Kodaikanal Lake

  • Bryant Park
  • Coaker’s Walk
  • Pine Forest
  • 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.

Kodaikanal Lake in Tamil

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