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Forest hill top drive wrning get passes from forest department

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Bengaluru, India
Scenic View near Berijam Lake

Lake may not attract many people but the place have divine scenic view. Your camera will definitely... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
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Kodaikanal, India
+91 82200 00820
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Berijam Lake is indeed a not so crowded attraction in Kodaikanal. And doesn't seem like it is going to be crowded any time soon because the Forest dept has set a rule that only 30 vehicles will be allowed to visit Berijam on any given...More

10  Thank deepoosh
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Reviewed April 17, 2015

Had travelled to kodaikanal from bangalore on the good friday weekend. If you are looking for quiet and peace then strike off kodaikanal from your bucket list. Advised that Berryjam lake was less crowded we lined up at Maur Point for permit at 7:30 Am...More

9  Thank Diya83
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to visit the place as we had heard about the beautiful lake inside the forests. However apparently only first 25 vehicle who get a pass are allowed inside and that too at particular time slot in the morning. As we reached later,we weren’t able...More

Thank kapurash
Reviewed 6 days ago

The lake has boating and cycling facility. But the area is dirty. Authorities not showing any interest to improve the cleanliness and beautification. No public washroom facility.

Thank subrat m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reached this place and were told that only the first 25 vehicles have free access between 8.30 am to 10 am and upto 75 for those who procure a VIP pass from the office of the forestry department in the city. On Sundays, only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

for place review u can read others but most important thing no body clearly mentioned and also we struggled to find help from local people Entry : its all one way here so ask local rather believing on Google Maps the day u want to...More

Thank Oculusspricht
Reviewed October 9, 2018

If traveling is your hobby, then you will really enjoy this place due to the travel through the woods. Kodaikanal and it’s beauty can be really seen and admired throughout this road journey. Mathikettan Solai on the way would be great and you can have...More

Thank Angeline R
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Positive *Long beautiful forest strech to the lake * Beautiful lake Negative *Horrible traffic during weekends *Local drivers (some) are make the traffic even worse *No traffic management * Even 10 am waiting on the road for entry *Mention in the notice board that only...More

1  Thank AGR R
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Lake may not attract many people but the place have divine scenic view. Your camera will definitely thanks you at this place. Silent place and abandoned small houses on hill with bird chirping makes this place more interesting.

Thank Roy_Travlog
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The lake is located at a distance of more than 20 kms from town and takes 45-60 minutes by car/mini bus.The lake is a source of water supply to Perryikulan village. This a very peaceful place to relax.

Thank sk4546
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Forest bus ride into this protected sanctuary takes 4 hours to reach the Berijam Lake and back with multiple stops: silent valley view, upper lake view, Medicine forest and Berijam Lake The lake is beautiful and tranquil Time is given for boating and horse riding...More

2  Thank KrisRenee16
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went for a walk along the path - it was so serene, beautiful. Really loved the peaceful setting. It is clean, well-kept. Definitely recommended.

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August 13, 2018|
Response from sm47814 | Reviewed this property |
Private vehicles are banned from entry into this place
July 16, 2018|
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Response from Amlan_Banerjee | Reviewed this property |
You need to collect it from Kodaikanal forest office, which is inside town. Rs. 200/- for car. From 8 am, they issue permit. Its better if you reach before 8 am as there is queue normally. I think they issue some 50 vehicles... More