February 7, 2015

500 Years Old Tree - Kodaikanal

Site Name: 500 Years Old Tree 
Site Type: Hill station, Tree, Garden
Location:  Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: Arguably the oldest tree of Kodai region
Nearest Railway Station: Kodai Road - around 80 kms
Nearest Airport: Madurai - around 120 kms 
How to reach: Well connected by road from Dindigul and Madurai
Hotel: A lot of options are available in Kodaikanal and Dindigul
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian and non vegetarian; North Indian, Chinese, South Indian, etc. in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal, as you all probably know, is one of the popular tourist destinations in India. Thousands and thousands of visitors go to this hilly town called as 'Princess of hillstations'. When there are so many popular destinations in Kodaikanal, let us explore a little known tourist attraction in this article.

There is a Jamun tree located in a garden in Shola Road near Kodaikanal Lake. This gnarled tree is more than 500 years old and it is arguably the oldest tree of Kodai region. This has become one of the tourist destinations in the recent past. 

Happy travelling. 

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