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Mannavanur Lake, Kodaikanal Tourist Attraction

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Mannavanur Lake Kodaikanal Address: 34 km from Kodaikanal, Mannavanur, Tamil Nadu, 624103, India

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Mannavanur Lake Kodaikanal Timings

Day Timing
Monday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wedesday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
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Undeniably the most serene place that you can visit on Kodaikanal tour, Mannavanur Lake is nothing less than a nature’s paradise. This lake, as the name suggest is located in Mannavanur village, which is around 34 km away from Kodaikanal.

This picturesque lake, can be seen as you drive down to the village. The view of lake amid the captivating meadows with majestic hills at some distance is worth capturing. The drive to the lake is equally enchanting with eucalyptus and pine trees surrounding the road on both the sides. As you pass across these trees, lush greenery with rich flora and fauna greets you at Mannavanur.

This area is bestowed with rich avian fauna. Many birds can be seen flying freely. It is also said that few of wild animals can be also be spotted once in awhile here. As Mannavanur Lake is located inside a sheep farm, flocks of sheets can be seen grazing around the area.

A few benches can be seen in the area where you can admire this mesmerizing view. Mannavanur is an ideal place if you love nature; here you relax in the midst of its rejuvenating beauty and peaceful surroundings.

This place is also known for the vegetables cultivation. Here a wide array of vegetables such as carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, peas, potatoes and even broccoli, French and butter beans are cultivated. The sight of these fields is also breath taking.

When in Mannavanur, you will not find many shops or eateries. Only a few small shops selling tea and basic snacks can be seen hence it is better to carry your food and other essentials along with your. For accommodation, Camper’s Club is the only choice available here.

Activities at Mannavanur Lake, Kodaikanal

The area around Mannavanur Lake is perfect for a relaxing picnic with your loved ones. Carry your food and sit amid the best of nature, spend a few memorable moments at this peaceful location.

Apart from picnic and walks, one can also go for coracle rides. Forest department offers coracle ride with a nominal charge. One can also visit sheep farm. Horse riding is also a popular activity to do here.

Entry Fee at Mannavanur Lake, Kodaikanal

To enter the lake complex, you are required to a pay a minimal entry fee. Quite close to entrance you will find a small food counter. Even one can hire horses for rides.

Reaching Mannavanur Lake, Kodaikanal

Located around 34 km from Kodaikanal, Mannavanur Lake is accessible via road. It can be reached within 1 and half hours to 2 hours from the hill station. The road is mostly secluded and has very few vehicles running via it so it is advisable to plan your trip to this lake in day and return before the evening.

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