The Kodaikanal Lake covers 24 hectares and is surrounded by a 5 km long road. Built by Sir Vere Henry Levinge (1819-1885), the collector of Madurai, who retired to Kodaikanal in 1863, the boating on the lake and pony rides around it are popular holiday activities.
Berijam Lake located at a distance of 21-km from Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is one among the beautiful lakes of South India. Spread over an area of 24 hectares, the lake is star shaped and is known for its pure water. It serves as the main source of water supply for the town "Periyakulam", which is located in the valley below Kodaikanal. The British and Spanish people originally discovered the Berijam Lake. This place was a swamp 80-100 years ago and was later converted into a lake with catchment areas around the lak... read more