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Berijam Lake

Kodaikanal, India
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This is a hidden gem. Required permission from the forest department. Be ready to spend a couple... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mainak D
via mobile

The forest department drive took us there. The drive to the lake was very nice. The lake didnot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kd k
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Required permission from the forest department. Be ready to spend a couple of hours in queue. However the wait is worth. Every turn during the journey offers breathtaking beauty. The lake is situated amidst trees. It's big and offers peace...More

Thank Mainak D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The forest department drive took us there. The drive to the lake was very nice. The lake didnot have much water but still had quite a large number of fishes and lilies in it. The scenery around was beautiful..but alas...as always the authorities fail to...More

Thank kd k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With much ado built up on us, took up our trip to Berijam lake this time. This lake about 24 km from downtown , is just a small still lake with dome vantage photo shoot points only. Otherwise nothing big about this. Advisable to pack...More

Thank wvnarain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view from top and long. Two eyes not enough to enjoy the natural beauty and God's creation. One of the must visit place for the tourists.

Thank grajesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good drive away from the main town, it's the last stop on the forest tour trip that is recommended. The lake doesn't have much water yet the greenery makes it worth the ride.

Thank Anand_Lobo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Berijam Lake trip started for us late around 10:30 AM after waiting for our cab from MRR Travels (Ranjith). The agreed cab & driver Kannan for an Etios AC did not come and we had to take an Indica of the taxi stand. The drive...More

3  Thank Indyguy12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was beautiful quite unspoiled and we got to be taken right inside, not much water but quite serene

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The lake is around 35 km from main town kodaikanal, one needs to get special permission from Tamil Nadu Forest department to visit the lake. A good experience of Forest, plane your visit to be near the checkpoint around 10 am - early visitors if...More

Thank SaRa54345
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Its a beautiful calm place in the mid of the forest. Its a must visit picnic spot when you at kodaikanal.

Thank Musthafa9786
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Very beautiful lake hidden in the mountains. The drive through the woods to the lake is a good experience.The forest department say that only 25 vehicles are allowed per day so reach early if you want to go by your own vehicle. Its more peaceful...More

Thank Harish_D10
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Access to this place is open all days or do they have any weekly off?
28 April 2017|
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Response from Jayesh1712 | Reviewed this property |
theoretically open all days - but can be subject to the whims of the officials here
Ronisha K
how do i find the right tour guide. my family n i plan to spend 4 nights in kodai? will need someone to show us around
21 June 2016|
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Response from pepr p | Reviewed this property |
The place is very small and can be seen with help of google map.However many hotels arrange cabs with driver who also act as local guides. They will charge around Rs 1500 for a car with driver and full day sight... More
Did allowed the bike or local travels in the berijam lake ....??? An how to I get the permission ...??
21 May 2016|
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