The hill consists of three taluks with dense vegetation and perennial streams from the hills on the western side of Periyakulam, Uthamapalayam and Adnipatti, and cumbum valley in the Uthamapalayam taluk. Vaigai and Manjalaru Dam are the largest reservoirs in the district, Sothuparai dam, Shanmuganathi dam, Manalaru dam, and Melmanalaru dam.
The Theni district is the main touristic route from Madurai via Bodinayakanur, Munnar and Kochiakanur to Thekkadi. With green stretches of cultivated land and tea gardens, the Western Ghats surround this district. The primary growth of the District is silk cotton, soft towels, coffee seeds, cardamom, mango. The town's population is 94,453.
With its lush stretches of cultivated land and tea gardens, this district is surrounded by the Western Ghats. The district's main items are silk cotton, soft towels, coffee beans, cardamom and mango.
PLACES OF INTEREST:
Theni: It is the headquarters and market centre of the district for the trade of cotton, chilli, grapes and textiles. The nearest airport is Madurai, located 80 km from Theni.
Andipatti: It's the headquarters of the Taluk. It is made up of a variety of villages in the Ghat portion of the Varusanadu hill range, including some hamlets. For Handloom Textiles, Andipatti is prominent.
Vaigai Dam This dam, built near Andipatti across the Vaigai River, opened in 1959. The dam can hold water up to 70 feet and is 111 feet long.
The Garden, a children's play area, makes it a place to spend peaceful time with the elders and children. There is a Government Research Centre here to try varieties of rice, soghum, blackgram, cowpea and cotton. This dam offers irrigation facilities for the agricultural areas of the Madurai and Dindugal districts.
Kamatchi Amman Temple is located on the banks of the Manjalaru River. Moongilanai This temple is about three kilometres from Devadanapatti. The temple is enclosed by lush green trees, waterfalls, creeks and other wild animals & birds. A trail from the temple leads to Amman Machu, where penance was observed by Devi Kamatchi at this point. There are no towers, doors or idols in the Temple. The temple has no Sanctum Sanctorum.There are no towers, doors or idols in the Temple. The temple has no Sanctum Sanctorum. During the Tamil month of MASI, which coincides with Sivarathri, a ten day long festival is celebrated.
Periyakulam: an important town 16 km from the city of Theni. Previously, Periyakulam was called Kuzhanthai Maanagaram. It is located on Foothill Road, Kodaikanal. Periyakulam is second only to Salem in the production of mangoes, exported to several nations.
Kumbakkarai Falls: The source is the Pamba River. It is a celebration of nature and just another tourist destination for everyone. The Kumbakkarai falls are situated 8 km from Periyakulam and on the Kodaikanal footpath. The origin is from the Western Ghats, flowing down as Kumbakkarai falls through the rocky zones and pastures. The water falls bring down the goodness of the mountain minerals and herbs that can heal skin diseases and other associated ailments in the course of long travel..
Bathing is a treat here, as well as therapeutic cleansing. To visitors, this is little understood. The locals and the people around the district are very famous. It's taking a fall from Two Level. In rock recess, named after wild animals, the first gathers the water. The Pamba River flows for an initial stretch of a few kilometres in the second stage and falls down like Kumbakkarai Falls and is a perennial source of water. Near the falls is the five-century-old temple of Goddess Thadagai Nachiamman.
Sothuparai Dam: It is constructed across the Varaha River and Periyakulam is 12 km away. It's another spot for visitors.
Interesting Places to visit in Theni
Veerapandi: The famous temple here is Gowmariamman Temple, a 14th century temple founded by King Veerapandi of the Pandya Dynasty. It is assumed that after a heartfelt and dedicated prayer to Gowmariyamman and Kanneeswara-mudaiyar, the king regained his lost sight. A perennial source of water flows through the Mullai River, close to the temple.
Kuchanur: It is 25 km away from Theni. Near to Chinnamanur, it is. The Lord Saneeswaran [Saturn] Temple is situated here. Kuchanooran is named Lord Saneeswaran. Lord Saneeswaran is present in this temple in glorious solitude, robbed of the other planets.
Chinnamanur: was previously referred to as Harikesanallur and is mentioned in the Sangam Literature, Tolkappiam. A business centre for the surrounding villages is this municipal area.
Theertha Thotti: It is a natural spring and it is situated between Theni and Bodinayakanur on the Madurai-Kochi National Highway. Subramanya Temple is a famous centre for pilgrims.
Suruli Falls: The drops gather into a pool from a height of 150 feet, flow for a short distance and again drop to a depth of 40 feet, providing a stunning sight of the raw and wild beauty of nature. This is a 'year-round' decline that draws visitors across the year. June to October is the best season for the best water flow. A Sangam Literature mentions about this decline, Silapathigaram.
Temple of Kailasanathar: It is near the falls of Suruli. The Suruli Falls have 18 caves in and around them. Around 800 mts above the fall, the temple is located. Spring has curative powers here.
Meghamalai is also known as "Paccha Kumachi" meaning that the green peak is at an altitude of 1100 mts. It was commonly referred to as High Wavy Mountain during the British era. Since the peak is still shrouded by clouds, locals name it Megamalai.
Also known as Cloudland Falls, Chinna Suruli is 54 km from Theni, near the village of Kombaiththozhu. The Meghamalai originates from these falls.
Kodai road: It's located in the Western Ghats at the southern tip of the upper Palani hills. This is one of the South's most popular tourist locations. In the middle of the wooded slopes and "Sholas," well known as KODAI, at an altitude of 2133 mtrs. Varied entertainment opportunities and cool climate draw tourists to this city. Apart from exotic varieties of flowers, including Kurunji blooming once in 12 years, plantains and plums in Kodai are found a lot..
Set high in the Western Ghats, Thekkady in Kerala is renowned for being one of India's largest wildlife reserves, the Periyar National Park. The park lies in the districts of Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, on the banks of a lake formed by the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam.
A tiger reserve was proclaimed in 1978 by the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The rare opportunity to observe and photograph wild elephants from nearby quarters is offered by this sanctuary. When you are in Thekkady, take a Periyar Lake cruise.
You can also hike to the ancient temple of Mangala Devi, situated within the reserve. For nature lovers, jungle walks with the help of a local guide are also enjoyable. One can also go to the popular Ayurveda massages and visit plantations of tea and cardamom that dot the city.
Periyar National Park in Kerala in southern India, situated high in the Western Ghats, is renowned for its wildlife population. The park lies in the districts of Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, on the banks of a lake formed by the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam. One of India's largest wildlife reserves is Periyar.
In 1978, the Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary was designated a Tiger Reserve. The rare opportunity to observe and photograph wild elephants from nearby quarters is offered by this sanctuary.
You will enjoy lake cruise tours as well as elephant rides in Thekkady. A visit to the ancient Mangala Devi temple situated within the reserve is also organised for trekking. For nature lovers, jungle walks with the help of a local guide are also enjoyable. One can also go to the popular Ayurveda massages and visit plantations of tea and cardamom that dot the city.
Morning pick up from Kodai Road Railway Junction.
On the way Breakfast.
Then proceed towards Theni.
Then Proceed to visit Theni Sightseeing such as Suruli falls, 1008 Sivalinga Temple and Grape Gardens.
Next to visit Kuchanur Suyambu Sri Saneeswara Bhagavan Temple.
Overnight stay @ Hotel – Theni.
After fresh up and Breakfast @ hotel.
Check out the Hotel.
To visit Veerapandi Gowmariamman Temple and River.
Then proceed towards Thekkady on the way visit on time shall visit Penniquick Memorial Hall.
At evening, we can see Kerala cultural art forms such as kathakali and Kalari.
Overnight stay @ Hotel – Thekkady.
After Breakfast and then check out from the hotel.
After fresh up and experiencing an excellent boating in Thekkady Lake.
Then Proceed to visit Thekkady sightseeing such as Elephant Ride, Spice Garden ,etc..,
To visit Vaigai Dam and Park.
Then proceed towards Kodai Road Railway Junction.
Finally drop @ Kodai Road Railway Junction.
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*)
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *