About Kolli Hills / Kolli Malai

Kolli Hills lies in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. Kolli Hills lies at an elevation of 1200m and is in the Eastern Ghats. The major tourist attractions at Kolli Hills are Arappaleeshwarar Temple, Agayagangai waterfalls and various View Points . Arappaleeshwarar Temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The temple contains inscriptions dating back to the time of Chola Kings. From the temple there is a series of 1000 steps leading down to the Agayagangai waterfalls. The path provides excellent view of the natural beauty of Kolli Hills. There are various view points at Kolli Hills. Seekkuparai, Selur and Solakkaduat are the prominent ones. There is a Government run Herbal Farm and Botanical Garden at Kolli Hills Boating facilities are available at the lake at Vasalurpatti. The Kolli Hills range offers excellent trekking opportunities.

Places nearby Kolli Hills

Besttime for Kolli Hills

Best time to visit Kolli Hills is during September to February.

Food and Accomodation

Being an upcoming tourist spot, Kolli Hills have only very few accommodation facilities. One can also stay at Namakkal (50km away) or Salem (100km away).

Reaching Kolli Hills

Kolli Hills is 310km from Bangalore.

Route 1: Bangalore - Hosur - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem - Rasipuram - Kolli Hills.

SETC and KSRTC runs services Bangalore to Rasipuram. From Rasipuram TNSTC buses are available to Kolli Hills. One can also reach Salem in SETC, KSRTC or Indian Railways services from Bangalore. From Salem TNSTC buses are available to Rasipuram. From Rasipuram TNSTC buses are available to Kolli Hills. The Ghat road from Rasipuram has 72 hairpin bends. Private cabs are available at Namakkal (50km away) and Raipuram (50km away).

Kolli Hills Trips


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