#2 of 20 Places to Visit in Kodaikanal
Distance (From Kodaikanal Bus Station): 0.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Van Allen Hospital
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 0.5 km from Kodaikanal Bus Station, Coaker's Walk is the most scenic & beautiful tourist spot in Kodaikanal close to Kodaikanal Lake. It is also one of the prime tourist places to visit in Kodaikanal town.
Constructed by Lt.Coaker in 1872, Coaker's Walk is a 1 kilometer paved pedestrian path running in parallel to the Club Road along the edge of steep slopes on the southern side of Kodai.
The walk, winding around Mount Nebo, starts in front of the Van Allen hospital, running parallel to the Van Allen Hospital Road and joins the main road beside St.Peter's Church, providing a stunning panoramic view of the valleys and plains. On a clear day one can view as far as Dolphin's Nose in south, the valley of the Pambar River in the southeast, Periyakulam town and even the city of Madurai.
Evenings is the best time to experience the beauty of this place when the mystic clouds slowly cover the mountains and the hills appear like covered by white carpet. The walkway is very well maintained and it's great spot for photography. One side of the walkway is occupied by majestic houses built during colonial period.
Timings: 7 AM - 7 PM.