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Kodaikanal Lake

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Address: Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
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Kodaikanal lake, Heart of the City

Beautiful Lake. Since there is no abundant rainfall in this year, Water level is low. Most Popular Tourist part ,but it is not well maintained and polluted due to non availability... read more

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Vijay S
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The lake is wide spread and very well located. All round over it has a market along side. Boats of different types for rowing. Paddle shikara are available. An experience of boating with family was superb.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful Lake. Since there is no abundant rainfall in this year, Water level is low. Most Popular Tourist part ,but it is not well maintained and polluted due to non availability of sanitary facility. Available Facilities are not maintained well. Officials are struggling to keep the traffic and moving crowds. Heavy Traffic is evidenced in and around the Lake. If... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We reached Kodai Lake by 4:20 pm on 22nd May... Took tickets from TTDC BOAT CLUB... queue to ticket counter was not at all managed...no proper queue... everyone was pushing to get the tickets... One will really lose his temper while getting the tickets... We bought ticket of Rs. 90/- for pedal boat of 2 people for half an hour....... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get a paddling boat and row away for an hour. After that you may rent a bicycle here and cycle the entire circumference of the lake. It would a wonderful experience.

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Thank Sumit N
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Main attraction of Kodaikanal...offers boating n cycling !! Refreshing scenic views.. A must visit spot..

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Thank siddhikhushi
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Waste of time, untidy . no place to go around / walk around. Full of plastic garbages around on the road side. No proper maintenance. Esp avoid going during vacation days

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we did this walk morning and evening, early morning is the best time to go around the lake. we enjoyed the peace and tranquility.

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Thank Heike M
Krishnagiri, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to walk or just wander, evening's past 530pm or mornings before 800am would be preferable as there would be only fewer​ people, During the day it's very much crowded... Circumference of lake is around 7km Activities - horse riding, cycling, boating etc...

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Hyderabad
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kodaikanal lake is one of the star attraction of the town. The lake is calm, neat and provides multiple boating options to travellers. The boating options include self pedalling for 2 and 4 persons, group boating for 6 people, honeymoon shikara type boat. The charges are reasonable. One may opt for 30 minutes ride if choosing pedal boat. No one... More 

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vaniamkulam
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

my experience is not so good. poor maintenance, not clean and very crowded.. it has lost its charm for being at the center of city

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