''Kodaikanal is a town located in the Dindigul district of the state of Tamil Nadu in India.It is an hill station also known as the Princess of hill stations as it attracts more visitors during the summer season. These hills are a spur from the Western Ghats mountain ranges located through the western part of the peninsular India.
Kodaikanal means Gift of the forests in the local language Tamil. Meadows and grasslands are found all over with Eucalyptus trees and shola forests flourishing in the valleys.
Looking for a pleasant summer retreat as well as a place for a honeymoon? Then breathtakingly beautiful Kodaikanal in Palani Hills in the Western Ghats has it all for you. The temperate cool climate and the serenity of the environment is what attract most of the couples here. It houses a rich variety of flora.
Kodaikanal as Honeymoon Destination (Romantic Getaway)
Kodaikanal, which is also known as Kodai is undoubtedly one of the most romantic getaways in India. The gargling waterfalls, the green-cloaked lofty mountains and soothing climate beckon honeymooners for a perfect honeymoon. An apt place to relax and bask, Kodai is rightly called the ‘Princess of Hill Stations’. Kodai also have some great accommodations ranging from comfortable budget hotels to decent 3 stars. Kodaikanal Lake, Berijam Lake, Palni Hills and Golf course are few places that are worth visiting in Kodaikanal.
The visitors can visit the Star shaped lake-the Silver Cascade Waterfall and also Bear Shola falls and spend hours with their partners. The couples can walk down the steep wooden slope enjoying the lush green surroundings of the hills and have mesmerizing views of the valley and Vaigai Dam.
Best time to visit Kodaikanal
This hill station has a pleasant climate throughout the year, therefore can be visited at any time of the year. However, the best time to visit is June and September to October.
Why Visit Kodaikanal as Romantic Getaway?
- Kodaikanal is a paradise for trekking lovers as it offers different trekking routes for the professional trekker to the novice trekker as well.
- The Subramanya or the Karthikeya temple popularly known as Palani temple dedicated to Lord Subramanian or Dhandayuthapani.
- Bison Wells can is an area that is best known for its tremendous amount of wildlife, as well as for its beautiful vegetation.
- Silent Valley view, Pillar rocks, Kodai Lake, Green Valley View, Bryant Park and Bear Shola falls are some important and attractive place that should not be missed by any nature enthusiast.
Kodaikanal romantic destination is also famous for
The temperature in summer range from a maximum of 20°C to a minimum of 11°C, and in winter from 17°C to 8°C.
Best Season: September to May
Summers: March to May
Winters: November to January
Monsoons: June to September