General Information

Kodaikanal - The princess of hill station

Kodaikanal located amidst the folds of the verdant Pali hills is one of the most popular serene hill stations in India, which mesmerises any visitor. With her wooded slopes, mighty rocks, enhancing waterfalls and a beautiful lake, Kodaikanal is a charming hill station.

Kodai is situated at an altitude of about 2,133-m high and covers an area of 21.45-sq-km. The hill town is renowned for its educational institutions of international repute. The pride of Kodaikanal is the ‘Kurinji-flower’, which blossoms once in 12 years. The hill-plantain fruits and plums are known for their freshness and taste.

Kodaikanal Fast Facts

Area 21.45 sq.kms
Population  32,931 ( 2001Censes)
Altitude 2,133 – Metres above sea level
RainFall 165cms (average)
Temperature Summer – 19.80°C Winter – 17.30°C
Best Season April to June, and September to October , but can be visited throughout the year.
Cloth Light woollens in the evening during summer and heavy woollens during winter.
Languages Tamil and English
State Tamil Nadu
ISD Code + 91
STD Code + 04542