The Berijam lake is just 20 km from the hill station, Kodaikanal. The lake is situated inside a forest where permit is required to go in. The entry is restricted between 9.30 am to 3 pm. Several animals such as Bison, deers, snakes and panthers come to the lake to drink water and can be spotted if you are lucky. Several types of mushrooms grow around the areas.
Places such as the fire tower, lake view, silent valley and medicine forest is close to the lake which is an added tourist attraction. This is a good place to be one with the wild.