tourist places in Kodaikanal can be listed as follows. Located just twenty km from the city bus stand is the star shaped Berijam Lake. The lake is surrounded by Upper Palni Shola forest reserve, having a large variety of explicit flora and fauna. Medicinal plants like Digitalis, Pyrethrum and Dioscorea are abundant here. The pillar rocks offer scintillating views of the Kodai valley. Silver Cascade and Bear Shola falls are located just eight km from kodaikanal. Silver cascade falls falling from a height of around fifty five meters offers delightful views. Bear Shola is the most popular tourist spot where once bears used to come to drink water. Another spot the fairy falls are only five km from the main town. Orchidorium is the place where around three hundred different species of trees and flowers are available. Palani is a place of religious as well as tourist importance. Located at sixty four km from Kodaikanal, it is famous as one of the six resting places of Lord Subramanya. Perumal peak situated at a height of 2500 meters provides excellent opportunity of trekking to adventure tourists. The major attractions of Kodaikanal are ‘Kurinji-flower' and kurinji temple. Kurinji-flower blossoms once in twelve years, and is considered as an attraction of this tourist place. kurinji temple is located at about five km from the bus station. Kodaikanal with all the above attractions is the must visit destination of South India.