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Kodaikanal Lake

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Beautiful Kodai lake

This is a beautiful lake situated in the heart of Kodaikanal hill station. There are multiple... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kapurash
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Mumbai
calming

can enjoy boating or walking around the lake or do cycling . Many shops to do shopping and one can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traveller20977
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Mumbai, India
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride”(191 reviews)
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Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
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Reviewed today via mobile

Bad maintenance will keep any tourist away from the lake. It has the potential of becoming a big attraction and major efforts are required.

Thank deepak c
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful lake situated in the heart of Kodaikanal hill station. There are multiple viewpoints along the lake where one can stop by and take in the wonderful setting. One can do boating- be it paddle boats, rowing or even shikaras in this...More

Thank kapurash
Reviewed 5 days ago

First time I saw the lake in 2009 from my Carlton Hotel. It provided an excellent overview. This time I walked around the lake. It provides different perspective from different angles: somewhere the waterbody overpowers the frame and sometimes its the wonderful old styled large...More

Thank Ras Behari D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an okayish kind of lake. Nainital lake, I felt is far better and wider than this. Just opposite Bryant park and located at the centre of kodaikanal.

Thank arti b
Reviewed 1 week ago

can enjoy boating or walking around the lake or do cycling . Many shops to do shopping and one can easily spend few hours here

Thank traveller20977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its complete let down as lake natural beauty killed by people. Too many shop nearby, dirty water less maintenance makes its average.

Thank Roy_Travlog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake has lost its old time charm, it is very crowded, unkept, plastic thrown every where, even the water is not clean, high price for boating, It used to be serene, now it is far away from beautiful

Thank deshvi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Kodaikanal and had no idea about the place so decided to hire a cab. Amazing experience, very beautiful place and loved every corner of it. Our visit was memorable due to your service as well. Mr. Suresh, cab driver, very nice person made...More

Thank ShivaniS849
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please do walk around this star shaped lake. Ignore the small stores at the start and you will find peace, solitude and immense beauty.

Thank Nandan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake is great, well maintained, cleanliness is nice Shopping experence around the lake is smashing Best is the cycle on hire at the lake and a 6 kms stretch to cycle

Thank abbasisonly
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Tridip H
22 May 2018|
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Response from georgesuma | Reviewed this property |
Well, am sorry, I have no idea, got to check
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priyatharshny
16 April 2018|
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Response from murali k | Reviewed this property |
2km or rather 2 rounds will cost 100RS for horse ride...n half the price for cycling
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mohamed a
14 March 2018|
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Response from rajneesh123 | Reviewed this property |
Plz mention the dates when you are planning and for how many days.so might people be interested and make time for this.
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