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Berijam Lake

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Address: Kodaikanal, India

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It's a beautiful location where one could spend time clicking photos or meditating. But that opportunity was robbed for us by a group of college kids who were there for a picnic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Mangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Good place for natural lover, it s better to go early in morning if you want to take your own vehicle otherwise you can go in govt. buses with nominal fees( more convenient option)

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not that water have seen here.... but its cool area in after noon....no Boating exp too... no much public and have seen some dhobi gats here and their of near to this lake

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Must see if you are in Kodaikanal. Visit requires permit from the forest department. The local cab/taxis usually obtain it if you book them in advance. The lake provides drinking water and the lake is located in the center of the dense forest. On the way you will find mist covered roads with sharp curves and might spot wild animals... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful location where one could spend time clicking photos or meditating. But that opportunity was robbed for us by a group of college kids who were there for a picnic and raised a cackle to scare away any interesting, leave alone wildlife. If you're in a small group, this place is definitely worth a visit.

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Was repeatedly told that Berijam lake was THE place to see around Kodaikanal. It's about an hours driving distance from main Kodaikanal, and most local taxis will get you there and back for anything between Rs. 1500-2000. Of course, most local taxis are old Indicas, so expect your vertebrae to be badly rattled. You also need a forest department permit... More 

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Rajgir, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Yes, one can still use the word for a waterbody in India! One has to look hard to find the occasional plastic waste, invariably in areas frequented by tourists. Love the surrounding hills and tall trees. Ignore the tales told by your tour operator, mostly about sundry politicians and their escapades.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

An excellent and quite place which is away from the Normal crowds. One has to get the Forest permission and enter this place. A walk along the sides of the Lake is really good and you can watch a lot of Water birds. Its advisable to pack your lunch and go to this place as its on the heart of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Felt good and better while visiting the lake and atmosphere is really good, better to visit lake in season time. Go by a rental car so that you can see the beauty of the hills and forest.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Need forest permission to enter in. A quite ,cool and a calm place for couples to interact! Also saw some people meditating!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Berijam lake has been eluded from my lens for the last four times. But this time we made perfect preparations, booked in advance, informed necessary people, got approvals.....ufff. But all this trouble is only if you take your vehicle, if you want to use forest office vehicle you have to just pay Rs. 250 per person. But its totally worth... More 

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Address: Kodaikanal, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kodaikanal

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