The naturally beautiful state of Tamil Nadu has been gifted with a lot of hill stations and landscapes. Give your eyes a visual treat with charming hill stations of Tamil Nadu. The extensive land of tea plantation along the hills adds an ultimate beauty to it. Whether you want to go out on a family vacation, trip with friends or have a memorable honeymoon trip, get ready for a charming experience in these spectacular hill stations.
The most popular hill resort in South India which comes to everyone’s mind is Ooty. it lies at a staggering 7347 feet above sea level which means you would be sure of experiencing a chilling weather. Thousands of tourists are attracted towards Ooty every year, especially from Tamil Nadu. It is a perfect place to plan a trip because of its beautiful hills, high peak points and natural gardens. The must visit places in Ooty are Dodabetta, Botanical garden and the Tea farms.
Kodaikanal is a gifted hill station which is home to a wide range of flora and fauna, beautiful lakes, forests and highlands. After Ooty, Kodaikanal is the favourite hill station in Tamil Nadu. The important places to see in Kodaikanal are Berijam Lake, Dolphin’s nose, Kodaikanal Lake and Coakers walk.
Coonoor is located in the Nilgiri hills at about 1850 metres above sea level. After Ooty, the next biggest hill station in Nilgiri hills is Coonoor. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a world famous mountain railway system and a journey in this train is majestic. This railway has been named as one of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Other important places to visit are Sim’s park, Rallia Dam and the tea factories.
Located in the Tamil Nadu’s Salem district and at an altitude of over 4900 feet, Yercaud hill station is referred as the “Jewel of the South”. With abundance of trees and lakes, the place gets its name as Yercaud, locally referred as Yeri-kaadu, which means Lakes and forests. The temperature here is moderate and it is between the ranges 12 to 30 degree Celsius. In the hilly regions, one can find a number of coffee estates, water bodies and deer. The Yercaud Lake and Kiliyur waterfalls are the must visit places here.