Bear Shola Falls

Pillar Rocks

An ideal picnic spot where once bears came to drink water, thus the falls has got its name as Bear Shola Falls.The final draw near to this silent Bear Shola falls is a soothingly climbing foot-path. It is superb for a day out. It is an attractive place to visit during rainy season to enjoy the beauty of the falls to its extensiveness.Bear Shola Falls is located about 4 Km from Kodai Home Stay. The pillar rocks is a famous place to hangout in kodaikanal.we can see three granite boulder which are seen standing vertically shoulder to shoulder.these rocks are measuring a height of about 122 meters (400 feet) from the ground and the chamber that are seen between the two pillar is called Devil's Kitchen (Guna cave) providing a excellent scenic view.The pillar rocks are located about 3 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Berijam Lake

Kurunji Andavar Temple

Berijam Lake is a scenic freshwater reservoir that is hidden amidst dense forests near the beautiful hill station of Kodaikanal. It is situated in the upper Palani Hills, at the original location of Fort Hamilton.The total surface area of this water body is approximately 59 acres. This lake was created by a dam, which forms an integral part of a project related to micro-watershed development. Berijam Lake is located about 40 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Kurunji Andavar Temple is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga. In Tamil literature Kurinji means 'hill region' and Andavar means 'God'. Hence Lord Muruga is referred as 'God of hill'. This temple is associated with the Kurinji flowers, which carpets at hill sides and bloomes once in 12 years. From this temple one can have a view of Palani and Vaigai dam.This Temple is located about 5 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Byrant Park

Coaker's Walk

Bryant Park is one of the most colourful attractions of Kodaikanal. Sprawling in an expanse of 20.5 acres, this park was established by H. D. Bryant (a forest officer from Madurai) in the year 1908. Boasting of over 325 species of trees, cactuses and shrubs, this park appears like a gorgeous rainbow when all its flowers bloom.Every year in the month of May they organize an annual flower and vegetable show.This park is located about 3 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Coaker's Walk gives heart stopping view of the valley and the clouds.It is Named after Lt.Coaker, who prepared the map of kodaikanal. A long steep walk along emerald green wood. Path is well barricaded so here one can have beautiful view of the valley Gentle breeze, smearing clouds gives a wonderful experience.This Temple is located about 5 Km from Kodai Home Stay.It is located about 3 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Pambar Falls

Dolphin's Nose

Pambar falls make an amazing stopover for all the tourists.This magnificent falls is also popularly called as the 'Grand Cascade'which is a legacy of the Pambar River as it makes its way through a series of rock formation and precipices.The unvaryingly cut step-like rock formations give bonus beauty to the cascading effect of the plain waters.Pambar falls is located about 2 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Dolphin's Nose provides a bird's eye view of the scenic landscape of the surrounding mountainous area. It is a flat rock jutting out of the mountain, overlooking a deep cliff, with its shape akin to that of the nose of a dolphin. Positioned at an elevation of 6600 feet, the fascinating place is one of the central destinations for tourists visiting Kodaikanal. Its is located about 3 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

The Lake

Green Valley View

A magnificient star shaped lake. This 24 acre lake was created by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge in 1863. The place around it is even more amazing there is a 5 km circumference around the lake where you can cycle or walk.There are boats provided by boat club for hire. The lake is located about 3 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Located very close to Goalf Course.It is the point from where tourists can enjoy the beautiful view of the Vaigai Dam. The place is formerly known as Suicide Point owing to facts that it is deep, dangerous and dense. Green Valley View is located about 2 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Dolmen Circle

Solar Physical Observatory

Dolmen circle is a huge vast area within the interior of kodaikanal Hills. in ancient days people lived in houses(stone) to protect themselves from natural calamities and wild animals. These stone (house) are found here and there for a large area in the kodaikanal Hills. The presence of pre-historic remainings dating back to 5000 BC.It is located about 25 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Kodaikanal Solar Observatory is owned and operated by Indian Institute of Astrophysics. It is located on the southern tip of the Palni Hills.The observatory has a 20cm refractor which is very valuable in studying comets and occultation phenomenon.Elevation is 2343 mtrs. Visitors are allowed to watch stars, planetary movements during visiting hrs with prior appointments.It is located about 1 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Thaliyar Falls

Chettiar Park

Thalaiyar Falls, also known as Rat Tail Falls is located in the Palani Hills of Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu State. It is 975 ft tall and is the highest waterfall in Tamil Nadu, the third highest waterfall in India. Periyakulam town gets driking water from this lake. It is located about 35 Km from Kodai Home Stay. Chettiar Parkis neat small precise garden park under the maintenance of the township, on the way to the Kurunji Andavar temple. The park is beautifully designed with bushes, wide variety of common and rare species of flowers.The parkis pretty and landscaped with immense beauty at every step. It is located about 5 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Silver Cascade

Telescope House

Silver Cascade is an over flow of excess water from the Kodai Lake flows downward as a fall at about 8 kms from Kodaikanal. This waterfall is pleasing and stimulating during the monsoon when the water is in full flow.In addition, this fall also serves as a halting point for tourists as there are several shops dotted around, which sell fruits and other forest products. It is located about 7 Km from Kodai Home Stay. This old fashioned telescope house at Coaker's Walk gives visitors a chance to be engulfed in the panoramic view of the valley.Visitors get an enchantingly extensive scene some nearby towns Sothupparai Dam, Vaigai Dam, Periyakulam and more. Telescope house is located about 1 Km from Kodai Home Stay.

Shenbaganur Museum

La Saletth Church

The Shenbaganur Museum is Established in 1895 and maintained by the Sacred Heart College. It is devoted to archaeological remains and the flora and fauna of the hills. The museum has got a collection of several hundred specimens of mammals,moths, snakes and butterflies.There is also a herbarium having 2500 plants and a mass garden. Also here is one of the best orchidoriums in the country, having 300 species of trees and flower gardens.It is located about 6 Km from Kodai Home Stay. The first Roman Catholic Church(1866). There is three funeral markers date back to 1900.It is one of the two shrines dedicated to our lady of La saleth in the whole World, one in French and the other in Kodaikanal.The Church is located about 2 Km from Kodai Home Stay.
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