Kodaikanal is an enchanting hill station that lies in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is an amalgamation of 2 words 'Kodai' and 'Kanal' and in Tamil language, it translates into 'The Gift of Forests'. The initial inhabitants of this region were tribals of Palaiyar. Due to its tantalizing location, this ethnic group resided here for a very long time. In the mid-18th century, the British bureaucrats visited this place and developed it as a hill station.
Kodaikanal rests between the serene valleys of Parappar and Gundar. The hillocks of these valleys are the part of the lower Western Ghats. The hilly terrains of Kodaikanal cover a gross area of 21 sq. km. Such geography describes its climate as subtropical cool. Amid the year, the region encounters a cool weather as the median temperatures scale between 14°C-22°C.
The region of Kodaikanal is nature's bounty. It houses amazing attractions that can uplift the mood easily. The notable destinations like Byrant Park, Coaker's Walk, Pambar Valley, Bear Shola Falls & Reserve Forest, Silver Cascade, Dolphin's Nose, and much more.