Kodaikanal is a city amid the slopes of Palani in the hills of the Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal or ‘The Gift of the Forest’ as the name means in Tamil is also referred to as the “Princess of Hill Stations”.
Kodaikanal is one of the famous hill stations of southern India visited by tourists all over the world on regular basis because of its natural pristine warmth. Established in 1845 by the American Christian Missionaries and British bureaucrats as a respite place from high temperature of the plains and diseases, Kodaikanal with its pleasant climate, mist covered hillocks, waterfalls, lush greeneries and meadows is ideal as a honeymoon destination.
The rich nature of the flora of this region attracts the nature loving population to study its soulful tune.
At 2,000 or 7200 ft. meters above sea level, the town centred on man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Explore the nature as you get ready for biking or trekking or just enjoy a stroll through the vast green forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore. Kodaikanal is a perfect place where you visit to loosen yourself from the monotony of city life and enjoy the lush green of the town.