Kodaikanal  - The Princess of Hill Stations

With hills covered in a green blanket, valleys filled with mist and cozy cool climate, Kodaikanal may be the most romantic hill station in South India. It is hence preferred by many as their honeymoon location. The ambiance of the place is unique and you will feel all your stress draining away. There are many places to visit in Kodaikanal, with a variety of activities that will make your trip extremely enjoyable. It is no wonder the place is called the Princess of Hill Stations.

Located in the Dindigul district in the state of Tamilnadu, at the southern edge of Palani hills, the tourist location is dream-like land. It is one of the highest hill stations in South India at an elevation of 2000 meters above sea level. Kodaikanal means ‘the gift of the forest' in the local dialect. With dense greenery surrounding the paradise-like tourist destination, you will feel the name is apt.

The most attractive feature of the place is its refreshingly cool climate. The temperature remains moderate throughout the year with the average temperature ranging from 8 to 20 degrees Celsius. The rejuvenating climate prompted the missionaries and the British bureaucrats to set up a town here in 1845. Now, when people realized the stunning beauty of the hill station, it has developed into a buzzing tourist location. There are many activities like trekking, cycling, boating, swimming, and sightseeing in the place that will enthrall the tourists. You can find affordable homestays in Kodaikanal that are clean and spacious.