Located in the hills of the Taluk division of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu; Kodaikanal, in the Tamil language means "The Gift of the Forest". It is also referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination.
Kodaikanal is one of the very popular and most sought after Honeymoon and holiday destination hill resorts in South India. This hill station stands 7200 feet above sea level and situated in upper palani hills of the westernghats near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as the princes of Hill Stations.
The cool and misty weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings will mesmerize any visitor throughout the year. Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake, bath in one of the splashing waterfalls, go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views.