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
|Population||32,931 ( 2001Censes)|
|Altitude||2,133 – Metres above sea level|
|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|
|ISD Code||+ 91|
|STD Code||+ 04542|