BERIJAM LAKE, Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu, India.
Berijam Lake,kodaikanal: A calm serene lake surrounded by mesmerizing nature at a distance of around 21 kms from Kodaikanal. Boating is prohibited as the lake is a source of water for villages. Forest department permission is required and limited number of vehicles is allowed to enter forest area where the lake is situated. Entry into the Berijam Lake area between 9.30 am. to 3 pm. Bison, deer’s, panthers and snakes are often spotted in this area. Fire tower, Silent Valley, Medicine Forest, and Lake View are other attractions around the lake. Psilocybin mushrooms which produce hallucinogenic effects when consumed, and other poisonous mushrooms grow around Berijam. Medicine forest has a certain species of trees whose fragrance is believed to be having hallucinogenic effects.
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