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Berijam Lake

Kodaikanal, India
+91 82200 00820
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Great drive into the forests

Located at the far end of 12 km stretch into thr Berijam wildlife sanctuary. Prior permission is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sanjaykumar V
,
Chennai (Madras), India
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Nature lovers please do visit this lake without fail

This and the other main Kodaikinal Lake should be on your must visit. Enjoy nature at its fullest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nytikjoshi
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Kodaikanal, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located at the far end of 12 km stretch into thr Berijam wildlife sanctuary. Prior permission is required from authorities to enter. At the 12 km stretch there is the lake. Quite a scenic green drive into the sanctuary with few get down view points....More

Thank Sanjaykumar V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This and the other main Kodaikinal Lake should be on your must visit. Enjoy nature at its fullest, the greenery around is beautiful the smell of fresh air is worth the trip. The shape of the lake is bit longish and unique in shape.

Thank nytikjoshi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Berijam lake is one of the main attractions of Kodaikanal town which is about 20 kms from the town. Forest department permission is required to visit this place. Pure water is stored in this lake and it is in the bottom of the valley. This...More

Thank balasubramanian16847
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice forest route and you will get a chance to see the wild animals in this route if you're lucky.. But important thing is to get the permission as only.limited vehicles allowed inside. If you are going to opt the local vehicle then they will...More

1  Thank Rajasekhar N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the berijam lake was 25km far from kodaikanal, we need permission to enter the forest, the forest dept will issue the permision in the city form 9 to 10am only, we gave big line for getting the passes, we have to pay 200 for one...More

Thank sureshaparna
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Berijam lake is inside the forest about 20 kms from the town. It requires special permit from the forest department, also other state cars require to pay extra. Only 50-100 cars are allowed per day and no entry after 3 pm into the forest area,...More

Thank Suresh M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lake is inside the forest about 20 KMs from the town. The travel inside the forest is fun and if you are lucky enough might see few wild animals

Thank suresh k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scenic view's good...nothing available in & around..good place to sit, silent walk...good place to cool off...

Thank RaghusTrips
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is a cool place to chill, you can relax and take a photo shoot at various places, it is quite place , no activities are available, visit during the day , you could carry badminton racket to play

1  Thank hjp30341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only few cars allowed inside forest so go early and if you wil miss also local driver are therebut with more money .

Thank mudra32
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Ginson V
April 19, 2018|
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Response from shuvajyotikar | Reviewed this property |
Please check it out with the Forest Department the day you want to trek or the day before
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John Cris T
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Dr-AbuLaize_CB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Please go through my post, Its explained..Local tour guides can help you to get passes or by urself you can get. It is first come first serve basis
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Arjun V
December 3, 2017|
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Response from DrValliappan | Reviewed this property |
yes... but, parking on the peripheral areas not allowed. drop and on call come to pick up is the system. also changes with season or crowd or exhibition time...
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