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Label : Top Attraction

Tags : Garden & Park

Timings : 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : INR 10,
Camera: INR 30,
Telescope House: INR 20

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Coakers Walk, Kodaikanal Overview

Coakers Walk is a beautiful man-made one-kilometre-long walking plaza built on the mountains in the mesmerizing city of Kodaikanal. The lovely path of Coakers Walk that curves by the edge of the gorgeous mountain have been constructed mainly for morning and evening walks. One can also choose to ride a bicycle to explore the scenic location. . It costs INR 30 per hour for adults and INR 20 per hour for children. The sight is breathtakingly beautiful, and it almost makes one feel like they are walking in the clouds.

The Coakers Walk was constructed in 1872, by Lieutenant Coaker. It is about half a kilometre away from Kodaikanal Lake and is constructed on the steep slope of the mountains. The walk begins near Van Allen Hospital and joins the main road above St. Peter's Church. The pathway is fenced by the edge of the mountain for the safety of visitors.

At the southeast of the Coakers Walk lies the valley of River Pambar and to the South lie the Dolphin's nose and the City of Madurai. The region has pleasant to cold weather most of the times and is frequented by people of all age groups.

Must Know Before You Visit Coakers Walk

Tips : 1. There are some street food vendors selling snacks. Do try the masala mango strips and bhel.
2. Photography enthusiasts can capture still pictures or videos of the scenic beauty of the location.
3. Lockers and Storage Facilities are provided.
4. Carry woollens and jackets as it could get windy and cold.
5. Public toilets are available here but are not very well maintained.

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How To Reach Coakers Walk

One can reach the beautiful Coakers Walk by public or private transport via Saint Mary's Road. There is very limited parking space here. So, if you are driving to Coakers Walk, you might need to park a little away.

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Nachiappan Vellayan

on Coakers Walk 5 years ago
they charge entrance ticket at Rs.20 per person and Rs.30 for camera cell phones and cheat the public. be careful. the ticket price is not displayed at the entrance. so the persons standing in the ti (Read More)cket counter cheat the public. share this information to all going to kodaikanal.

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