Kodaikanal is a city in the hills of the taluk division of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its name in the Tamil language means “The Gift of the Forest”. Kodaikanal is referred to as the “Princess of Hill stations” and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination.

Kodaikanal was established in 1845 as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases of the plains. Much of the local economy is based on the hospitality industry serving tourism.

This pollution free town spreads over a secluded landscape, experiencing temperatures that falls from 30′-11′ C in the summer and 16’C-4’C during the winter. At an altitude of about 2100m (around 7000ft) above sea-level, Kodaikanal attracts thousands of foreigners with her beauty that comprises of floral parks, peaks, lakes and of course, the best place for school education with an environment designed by early missionaries.