Kukkal Caves: (40 kms.) This is a historical place as it is said that it was once a habitat of ancient cavemen. It is now a favourite camp site for trekking. Kodaikanal can be reached by excellent roads. Regular bus services are available from most of the cities in South …
Perumal Peak: (11 kms.) This is a 2400 metre high peak offering excellent opportunity for trekking, starting from Perumal Malai village, a point known as Neutral Saddle
Beryjam Lake: (21 kms.) This is a beautiful lake which is the chief source of drinking water for Periakulam town. The Bear Shola waterfall is a very popular picnic spot.
Water Falls: There are several beautiful water falls around Kodaikanal which are worth visiting. Silver Cascade is situated on the ghat road at a distance of 8 kms. Bear Shola falls is very near and it is an ideal picnic spot. Glen Falls and Fairy Falls also provide excellent views …
Telescopic Houses: There are two telescopic houses at this place; one is near Kurinji Andavar temple and another at Coaker’s Park.
Astro Physical Laboratory: Situated at an altitude of 2347 metres, the highest point, it was founded in 1899 for the study of Solar Astro Physics.
Kurinji Andavar Temple: An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Subramanya as Muruga, which is a popular place of worship. Ideally situated on one point of the Hill, one can survey the southern plains including the Vaigai Dam.
Orchid Museum: Known as Shembaganur Museum, it was founded by the Sacred Heart College, a Theological Seminary, in 1895. This remarkable house is having more than 309 species of Orchids. This is a popular place for botanists and garden enthusiasts.
Pillar Rocks: Deriving the name from the three boulders standing shoulder to shoulder vertically to a height of 122 metres, providing a panoramic view, this place is a popular picnic spot.
Bryant Park: Situated on the eastern side of the lake is a beautiful park where periodical flower and horticultural shows are held.