It is a very old museum which was built during the British Raj in India. The museum has almost all the real animals preserved. At display you will get to varieties of butterfly, and other flies, birds, leopard, tiger skeleton was very huge, Elephant and crocodile head bone, and also preserved human baby of every month from 1 month to 9 month preserved. It is a must visit place in kodaikanal.
Archives: Travel Locations
The caves are of immense historical value for it is popular to bear the traces of the ‘Palaiyar’ tribe which is extinct now. Thus due to its historical significance it is now a list in all best kodaikanal packages and has gained popularity among tourists and historians for the enchanting caves have many tales to tell.
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Built in 1936 the Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan, the God of Hills as per the Tamil literatures which is set in charming environment with Kurinji flowers surrounding the temple
The Lake is situated at the end of the Pillar Rock Road. The Lake is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kodaikanal for its serene and calm environment and sparkling water which is surrounded by beautiful hills on all sides and thus makes for a perfect picnic spot.
Bear Shola Fall
It is a seasonal waterfall quite far from the normal touristy area of Kodaikanal but is an exclusive spot during the monsoon trips. The area around is filled with different flora and fauna which are native to Kodaikanal.
Lion cave is located at 100 metres from bear shola falls. This cave is very simple. Locals used to stay that in the distant past lion used to stay here. The cave is natural formation in the middle of the forest with entrance surrounded by trees. The way to go to lion cave is by trekking.
The Pambar Falls are formed in continuation of the water flowing down the Fairy Falls. The elegant step-like rock cuts, add to the beauty of the plane water cascading down. At the foot of the falls, a pond like water body is the added attraction of the spot, where the visitors enjoy bathing in the fresh waters. Especially, the birds and butterflies contribute beautiful colours to the area surrounding the cascade, which is witnessed by large crowds.
One can take photographs of the scenic beauty of the waterfall and the area surrounding it. Pambar Falls have also been nicknamed ‘Liril Falls’ after the soap advertisement shot at the cascade in the year 1985.
The Dolphin’s Nose viewpoint is where you can experience Kodaikanal at its best – plunging valleys, rugged terrain, clear skies, and the splendour of green embellishing the scene. As the name suggests, this viewpoint is based on a flat, protruding piece of rock that is shaped like a dolphin’s nose. This forms a visible cliff at the height of 6,600 feet, with the best part being that it is accessible to the public.
Located about 8 km away from the Kodaikanal Bus Stand, Pine Forest is one of the most treasured locations of Kodailkanal. It allows travellers to cherish some peaceful moments with nature. The majestic pine trees create a perfect setting for photography.
The overall atmosphere of the place is ideal for a pleasant nature walk. Because of the scenic beauty and pleasant atmosphere, the Pine Forest has become a popular sightseeing attraction.
It is the perfect place for adventure lovers as the path to this place is not just beautiful but also is adventurous. The mystery and natural beauty that cloak these caves are breath taking. A little trek, adventure and oneness with nature are essential to make it the best Kodaikanal trip.