Things To Do In Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal is blessed with many natural and man-made treasures like hills, valleys, lakes and gardens. Azure blue sky and deep blue water of the lakes looks blissful. Lust green carpet of Kodaikanal perfectly blends with this abundance of blue. The spot is ideal for couples and families who want to live in a peaceful location away from maddening city crowd. There are many activities that you can take part in to enjoy joyfulness of this place along with its panoramic view. Kodaikanal is a perfect tourist destination to spend the weekend with your loved ones.
Boat Ride at Kodai Lake: Kodai Lake is situated at the centre of this hill town. The lake is an artificial lake covering a large area. The lake has a circumference of 5 kilometres. You can take a brief on the side of the lake to enjoy the sunset from here or can swim through the lake on a boat to see the colour-play of evening lights reflecting on the trembling water of the lake. Just beside the lake, there are horses available for a ride on the sidewalk. Sit beside the lake and watch people hanging out with sheer joy and fun.
Coakers Walk: Coakers Walk is a stretch of walkway build on the steep slope of mountain. Length of Coakers Walk is about one kilometre. This place is just ½ kilometre far from the Kodai Lake. It was constructed by Lt. Coaker in the year 1872. A walk through this path reveals so many scintillating sceneries in front of you. This single place is enough to explore everything including valleys, mountains, rocks and cities. You can complete your journey on Coakers Walk on a bicycle. Usually this walkway remains cloudy but a bright sunny day makes it an interesting experience to treasure forever.
Bryant Park: Bryant Park is a one of the prominent tourist attraction inKodaikanal. This botanical garden is a must-to-do thing for tourists as it is the home to many birds, plants, trees and small creatures. It is also famous for its beautifully made rafts and hybrids. In the month of May, the authority arranges an Annual Horticulture Show here which a special attraction to everyone from locals to travellers. The garden houses a big glass house inside the park. Located at the eastern side of the Kodai Lake, this botanical garden was founded in the memory of Mr. H.D. Bryant, the Forest Officer of Maduarai.