Nestled in the Didingul district of Tamil Nadu lies the famous hill station of Kodaikanal. Surrounded by the majestic Palini Hills of the Western Ghats, this place has a pristine environment and natural beauty. Located at an elevation of 7200 m above sea level, this hill station encompasses splendid waterfalls, huge rocks and picturesque landscape. Some of the top attractions of this hill station include the Byrant Park, Bear Shola Falls, Coakers Walk, Green Valley, Pillar Rocks and Guna Caves. Of these, the most fascinating one is the Coakers Walk. If you wish to visit this amazing places, then choose from any of the Kodaikanal tour packages available online.
Coakers Walk is a road situated at the edge of southern slopes and a kilometre away from Kodaikanal Lake. This road was constructed by Lt. Coaker in 1872 and offers a spectacular view of the low lying plains. On a cloudless day, tourists throng to this road for mesmerising views of the Pambar River valley, which lies to its southeast. This place has gained popularity for a natural atmospheric phenomena known as – Brachem Spectare. The phenomenon is that when a person is on standing on the road facing the clouds with sun behind, then the shadow of the person can be seen of the clouds with a rainbow halo on them.
The Telescope House located on this road has an observatory, where tourists can view the splendid valleys of the nearby region. A 7 km hike along the road leads to the Pillar Rocks, where nature lovers can admire breathtaking view of valleys surrounding this hill station.
Visitors are required to buy a ticket to enter this road. To enjoy scenic beauty at its best, make your plans to visit this beautiful hill station. Choose from the best Kodaikanal Tour Package deals offered by travel websites to experience the best of this place.