Kodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal

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Enjoy a peaceful boat ride on Kodaikanal Lake, a manmade lake nestled in the lush, forested hills of the Kodaikanal hill station. A popular hangout spot, the lake is renowned for its star shape, placid azure waters, and verdant surroundings. Rent a rowboat and set off on the calm water, take a relaxing walk, or bike around the lake perimeter. You can enjoy a picnic on the scenic lake shore, or admire the "silver cascade," a waterfall formed by the outflow of the lake water. Plan to visit Kodaikanal Lake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kodaikanal attractions using our Kodaikanal trip website .
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  • The lake is very beautiful with lotus flowers growing on the edges. We also saw a family of ducks crossing the lake. Here you get two options for boating 1) The Row Boat 2) The Paddle boat. I suggest ...  more »
  • Bicycle ride was the best.however you get horse riding and boat riding .a quite enjoyable place around the lake  more »
  • Kodaikanal Lake is a manmade lake in the Kodaikanal city which is also known as Kodai Lake. Vera Levinge was the man responsible for the creativity and resources of this lake amidst Kodaikanal town. T...  more »
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  • After we were dropped off in the town after sightseeing at 1600 hrs., we ate and head straight to the lake. Lake is normally the drop off point after local sightseeing tours. The lake is around 6 Km in circumference and the road surrounding the lake is smooth, well paved and safe to walk. Cycles are available for hire @ RS 50 per half hour. We walked around the entire lake. It’s a very good way to have a conversation with your family and friends. By the time were reached back at the hotel it was already dark. (Point of caution: Since it is a hills station it gets dark quickly after sunset. Sections of the road around the lake are not lit. So be careful in those parts while walking or cycling.) Lots of shops are available to shop for local products such as chocolates, eucalyptus oil, tea & coffee powder, Natural shampoos, soaps etc...
  • An early morning walk around the lake or even better a jog or even better cycling is a wonderful feeling. Healthy to the physique healthy to the mind and the scene around the lake make you feel light hearted. Going boating is another famous thing to do. Or you can go shopping around the lake or have some snacks. Great shopping. Great lemon tea. Home made chocolates. Wow i love kodai
  • Beautiful place for a morning jog. Bike and horse ride along the lakeside with all those beautiful shops offering variety of souvenirs and home made chocolates. Enjoy the scenic boat ride in the lake with your family. Kodaikanal is a perfect summer vacation.
  • Very beautiful lake. One of the must tourist place to visit.Boating service is available here. Great place for photography. A morning or evening walk around the lake would be so amazing. The lake is one of the main tourist attraction in Kodaikanal. I had a wonderful experience being there. Rental cycling service is available. A cycle ride along the lake with friends or family would be most refreshing and healthy. Must visit place in Kodaikanal
  • Beauty is enjoyed in a best way here. You have variety of options for a boat ride. You enjoy the lake surrounded by tall trees cool Bliss. Nice romantic location to enjoy. Good food available to eat. Best place to relax and get refreshed.

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