Kodaikanal, or Kodai is a serene hill station, set high in the Palani Hills at an altitude of over 2100 metres. Wooded hills, pleasant walks, picturesque waterfalls and a magnificent lake, make Kodai one of the most beautiful hill station in India. It is rich in flora and fauna and has a unique plant – the Kurinji, which blossoms once in 12 years, making the hill slopes a blaze of purple.