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Hill Stations of Tamil Nadu

Does your adrenaline rush get a push every time you hear mountains? For anyone seeking a leap of faith into the lap of nature and scenic beauty, the hill stations in Tamil Nadu can be your best bet. The hill stations here are a perfect picturesque set for all photography lovers. From the beautiful Tea gardens in Ooty to the lakes and various trekking opportunities in Kodaikanal and Yercaud, Tamil Nadu has something to endow for the needs of all kinds of people, be it college friends or families.

The pleasant weather of these hill stations is the main crowd puller. Some are prominent, while few are lesser known, but all these hill stations will give you major travel goals. So, without any further ado, let’s give you a nice sneak of some of the best hill stations of Tamil Nadu.

Ooty
Maintaining the tag of being one of the best hill stations of Tamil Nadu, Ooty is called the Queen of Hill Stations. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations, especially as a honeymoon destination. While the main city of Ooty has witnessed extreme commercialization, there are still few places that remain untouched and exude the original charm.

Coonoor
Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the beautiful Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats. It is one of the serene and peaceful hill stations you will come across in the country. Coonoor is jeweled with many tea-estates and long winding roads, adding charm to this beautiful hill station. This place witnesses lesser crowd as compared to Ooty, making it a hotspot for travelers who are seeking a quieter place.

Kodaikanal
Often referred to as the 'Princess of Hill stations', Kodaikanal is located in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. The place has various scenic natural attractions that make for a romantic destination for the couples. Coaker's Walk, Silver Cascade and Kodai Lake are among the must include places in your Kodaikanal tour.

Yercaud
Nestled in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud is a hill station which is often referred to as ‘poor man's Ooty’ with abundant forests, vast coffee plantations and some unique species of flora and fauna resulting in gorgeous views. This hill station is a popular travel destination among the travelers, and offers various attractions ranging from viewpoints to waterfall.

Kolli Hills
Kolli Hills (also known as Kolli Malai) is a small mountain range located in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. The mountains are relatively untouched by commercial tourism and still retain their natural beauty. Pleasant climate and lesser explored trails, and eco camps are some of the main attractions of the place.

Chembra Peak
Located in the heart of Wayanad district in the state of Kerala, Chembra Peak is enveloped in natural beauty, and is a trekkers’ paradise. The experience of trekking to the top of the Peak is filled with thrill and excitement. Meppady is the nearest town from where the Peak is easily accessible by foot. However, one needs to take permission from the forest office in Meppady before embarking on this trek journey. One of the striking attractions of Chembra Peak is a heart shaped lake at the top of the peak, which never dries up. This lake attracts many tourists throughout the year.

Idukki
The attraction of Idukki lies in its panoramic beauty. It is the second largest district of Kerala with 97 percent of its area covered with mountains and forests. Three beautiful rivers Periyar, Thalayar and Thodupuzhayar add to the beauty of this hill station. From wildlife sanctuaries, spice plantations, elephant rides and trekking, tourist attractions are in plenty here. Not only this, the hill station also boosts of Asia's first and the world's second arch dam. Idukki is simply the epitome of scenic beauty.

These hill stations of Tamil Nadu are a must visit for anyone who is looking for an getaway from his busy schedule of work and life.



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