Vattaikanal is a small village located 3 kms from kodaikanal town.It was a hippie hideout, but loosing its hippie nature due to rapid commercialization.The Local's here call Vattakanal as "Little Israel" ,coz lotz of Israeli travelers comes here during winter and usually stay for months. Vattakanal is a small village and basically nothing much to do here but ideal for lazy laid back vacations and also paradise for nature lovers.it is counted among top 25 biodiversity hotspots globally.Many rare and endangered plants and animals are found here. Bisons can be easily spotted here.The views from this hills are breath taking.The stay options are very limited in vattakanal. Rooms are usually charged per head. charges varies from Rs.300 to 700per head during season and as low as Rs 200 per head.For long term visitors, houses are available for monthly rent(Rs.4000-6000) . Once you reach here,never forget to make a walk to Dolphin nose and Echo point.Its a bit longer walk and you need a pair of sturdy shoes to keep on ground.don't get frightened to see Bisons on the way,they are friendly and basically don't attack.