Imagine this: The smell of air suddenly changing – soft, cold breezes brushing against your face, the scent of eucalyptus mingling with pine, and the cormorant stretching its wings in the morning sun. That is what Kodaikanal feels like. Despite its small size, this misty hill station has a lot to offer. It has many treasures cramped into its compact territory – Vast plains, green blankets of gorgeous hills, superb cafes, and hospitable, ever-so-friendly people. You enter Kodaikanal through Moonjikal, which literally translates to the “face of the rock”. Up the road you can see Perumal Peak, which with its familiar toupee, is visible from different vantage points. I intended to stay here for a day but ended up staying three. Here’s why:
Waking up to clear blue skies and spectacular views
Even if you are not a morning person, the tranquil sunrise may inspire an early wake-up call. I mean, who wouldn’t want to wake up to a view like this!