Hill stations are always a delight. No matter what type of vacation you are planning; hill stations would be the right destinations always. In Tamil Nadu, there are eight famous hill stations and numerous small hamlets scattered throughout the state. Each hill station is as serene as another and you ought to visit at least one hill station during your each visit.
Ooty is the queen of all hill stations. It is a picturesque place that attractions thousands of people every year; even in off-tourist seasons. Top attractions in Ooty are
Coimbatore is the nearest international airport and there are many buses from Coimbatore.
Coonoor is called as poor man’s Ooty as the cost of living and entertainment are a little lesser than Ooty. It is a beautiful hill station and the primary producer of Nilgiri tea. The top activities to enjoy here are
The nearest railway station is in Mettupalayam and the nearest international airport is in Coimbatore.
Kodaikanal is called as the princess of hill stations. It is located in Dindigul district. It is very famous for romantic and serene sceneries. Thus, it is one of the top honeymoon destinations. The top attractions in this hill station are
The nearest airport is inn Madurai. Many buses run from Madurai, Dindigul, Ooty, Palani and Coimbatore to Kodaikanal. The nearest railway station is in Dindigul.
Yercaud is located in Salem. It is a beautiful hill station in the Eastern Ghats. The hill station gets its name from Yercaud Lake which is a very popular tourist spot here. Stone Age ruins are found in a small shrine in Shevaroy hills, here. Top attractions in this hill station are
Summer festival of Yercaud is celebrated in May. It is a 7 day celebration with flower shows, dog shows, boating races, fair and others. The nearest international airport is located in Coimbatore. The nearest railway station is in Salem. The nearest bus stand is in Salem. There are many buses between Salem to Yercaud.
It is a cluster of many hamlets spread over four mountains. It is a very common weekend getaway from Chennai. This hill station is famous for
The nearest airport is located in Chennai. The nearest railway station is located in Vellore. It is also easily reached from Bangalore.
Topslip is a small hill station that is famous for its wildlife sanctuary. People usually take any road transportation from Coimbatore to reach here and enjoy the elephant camp, wildlife sanctuary and national park of Annamalai Tiger Reserve. It is also a wonderful destination for bird watching. Other attractions include trekking and visiting Ambuli watchtower.
It is another small hill station near Coimbatore. It is famous for Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary’s safari and bird watching. Trekking and visiting plantations are other attractions here. Tribal dances and flower shows can be seen during summer festival in May.