Silver Cascade Falls

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Silver Cascade Falls, Kodaikanal Overview

The perfect stop over in-between a long journey, these silver cascade falls demand your attention while you travel from Kodaikanal till Madurai. The Silver Cascade Falls formed as a result of the over flowing of the famous man-made Kodai Lake, are the perfect way to have a break while on a long road trip. One can also take a swim in the waters of the waterfall provided the temperature is right.

While on your journey from Kodaikanal to Madurai by road, you are confronted by the stunning sight of water thrashing down from 180 feet right into the ground below and mesmerizing one and all with its sheer strength and beauty. The fruit sellers selling exquisite, mouth watering fruits which you can buy and enjoy under the falls is an experience unmatched.

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Winters are the best time to visit the waterfall due to pleasant temperatures and low humidity level in the region. The weather is usually cooler during nights. Therefore, a layer or two of clothing shall be enough to protect you. Monsoons can also be a good time to visit the waterfalls with water levels at their highest allowing for a more beautiful experience of the fall.

Kodaikanal a major tourist center is just 8 km from the waterfall and has many accommodation options for all budget sizes.

Kodai Lake is not to be missed while you are in the region.

One can swim at the falls.

Buy the most exquisite home-made chocolates here also check the collection of cheese and herbal oils too.

Both Kodaikanal and Madurai are cities famous for their natural beauty and temples. Being here you can experience the southern culture at its very best.

Known for being the 'Food Capital' of Tamil Nadu, Madurai offers great cuisines such as dosai, idli, Pongal, poriyal and vadai.

Sree Sabarees, Phil's Bistro and Hotel Sri Saravana Bhavan

Silver Cascade Falls are best seen as a stopover as you make your way to Madurai via Kodaikanal.

1. In case you don't like getting wet, do wear raincoats when trying to get closer to the falls.
2. There is a lack of restrooms near the waterfall.
3. You might find some monkey and cows near the food stalls. So, be careful while munching on any snacks.

  • Air: The Nearest airports from Silver Cascade Falls are at Trichy (150 km), Madurai (120 km) and Coimbatore (170 km). All three are well connected by road with Kodaikanal.

  • Rail: Nearest rail head is at Dindigul which is well connected to Kodaikanal. One can take an auto, hail a taxi or take the state buses till Kodaikanal.

  • Road: Kodaikanal is well connected by state transport buses to all major cities in Tamil Nadu. Dindigul which is the district headquarters is 90 km from Kodaikanal. After reaching Kodaikanal you have to travel a further 8 km on Kodai-Madurai road to reach the Silver Cascade Falls.

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