Friday, August 15, 2014

Kolli hills - Namakkal

Kolli hills - Namakkal

Kolli hills is a small mountain range located in central Tamil Nadu in Namakkal district of India. The mountains are about 1300 m in height and cover an area of approximately 280 km. The Kolli Hills has 70 hair pin bends to reach the top of the hills. The Kolli Hills are part of the Eastern Ghats, which is a mountain range that runs mostly parallel to the east coast of South India. The mountains are relatively untouched by commercial tourism and still retain their natural beauty.

Route:

Reach to Namakkal from any part of Tamilnadu State, take Semmedu, Kolli hills route.




For More info visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolli_Hills
http://www.kollihills.co.in/places-of-interest.html
http://www.tamilnadutourism.org/HillStation/Trekking/kollihills.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agaya_Gangai

Main Attractions:
  • Arapaleeswarar temple
  • Seekuparai view point
  • Selur Nadu view point
  • Botanical garden
  • Boat house
  • Cave house
  • Masila Falls
  • Agaya gangai waterfall   
Tips:
  • Best time to visit July onwards(after South west Monsoon), else you may need to collect water in bottle in AgayaGangai falls which is sad.
    You can finish in single day trip
    There are few private resorts available like Nallathambi resort, PA resort, NPS lake view are available.




































1 comment:

Peter said...

Nice post about your travel to Kolli hills. It is one of the famous hill for natural medicines. Thanks for sharing your wonderful trip to Kolli Hills. If anyone want to explore the same book your tickets in Bus Tickets.