K.R.Pushpam Complex, Aarthi Theatre Road, Dindigul, 624001
Dindigul to Courtallam

Tenkasi is a town and the seat of the district of Tenkasi. The town is renowned for its ancient temples and nearby waterfalls. To enjoy the old Courtallam Falls, a lot of visitors and locals come to Tenkasi. It is the second largest town in the district of Tirunelveli, surrounded on three sides by the Western Ghats. Through the town flows a river called Chittar. Tenkasi was founded by the Pandyan kings, who had long ruled Southern Tamil Nadu. Courtallam is located nearly south side to Dindigul.

The term Tenkasi means Kasi of the South, referring to the city’s Kasiviswanathar temple.The distance between Dindigul to Courtallam is 177 KM (kilometers) and 100 meters.Driving Time between Dindigul to Courtallam is 4 hrs 30 Mins.

DAY WISE ITINERARY

DAY 1 – Dindigul to Courtallam (Courtallam Sightseeing)

  • Pick up from Dindigul.
  • Then proceed towards Courtallam.
  • Hotel Check in.
  • Enjoy Old Courtallam Falls.
  • Main Falls.
  • Overnight stay at Coutrallam.

DAY 2 – Coutrallam Sightseeing

  • Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Then proceed to visit Kutralanathar Temple.
  • Five Falls Sri Kasi Visvanathar Temple.
  • Peraruvi Park.
  • Shri Ilanji Kumarar Kovil.
  • Overnight stay at Coutrallam.

DAY 3 – Coutrallam Sightseeing

  • Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Check out from Hotel.
  • Arrive Karayar, Crossing Dam by Boat.
  • Bana Theertham Falls.
  • Enjoy Agasthiyar Falls.
  • Enroute visit Tamaraparani River and Papanasam temple.
  • Then proceed towards Dindigul.
  • Finally drop at Dindigul.

WHAT ‘S INCLUDED

Accommodation

  • We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
    1. Solo Traveller
    2. Double sharing Rooms
    3. Suite Rooms
    4. Deluxe Rooms
    5. Royal Suite Rooms
    6. Home Stay (As per required)

Guide

  • From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care Local Speaking Guide – ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *

Meals

  • Breakfast Lunch Dinner (As per required )

Transport

  • All local vehicle transport.(Dindigul to Courtallam to Dindigul).

TRIP OVERVIEW

The largest falls in Courtallam, Peraruvi (main falls), are around 60 m high. The water flow is blocked by the Pongumakadal, a 19 m deep crater and comes down with a substantially reduced effect , making a bath secure. The flow is thin in Chitraruvi (small falls). There are naturally separate places for men and women to bathe here. The water flows through shenbaga (Michaelia champak) trees at Shenbagadevi falls. There is also a temple there, dedicated to Shenbagadevi Amman. Chitraruvi leads to Shenbagadevi. Dindigul to Courtallam to visit many sightseeing like falls,dams and temples.

Thenaruvi (honey falls), 40 m high and cascading between two big stones, is about 3 km from this. One sees large honeycombs in areas where there is no water. Thenaruvi is very hazardous and publicly prohibited. But seeing people visiting and bathing in Thenaruvi is very popular. There are five different water cascades in Aintharuvi (five falls) that form the waterfalls. Pazhathotta Aruvi flows from the orchard above, the ‘VIP drop’. In Pazhathotta Aruvi, only VIPs are allowed.

In the area, Courtallam Falls is located. The location of Chitra Sabha, one of the five sabhas of Nataraja, a form of Lord Shiva, is the Kutralanatha swamy temple. In his Kutraala Kuravanji, the Tamil poet Thirukudarasappa Kavirayar sang about the beauty of this place. The temple at the foot of the hill is conch-shaped, which in the Hindu tradition has particular significance.

The best season to visit Courtallam is during the winter. July, September, October , November, January, February and March are the best months to visit. Between the months of June and September, Courtallam experiences monsoons. Moderate rainfall characterises these months.

The falls are generally frequented by devotees of the Papanasanathar Temple, who take a holy dip in the falls before entering the temple. The falls are also frequented during the November to December season by visitors to Sabarimala on a religious circuit in the area and Agasthiyar Falls. During the festival, various competitions such as swimming, pedal boating, row boating and debate are organised. For more details about Dindigul to Courtallam tour package please contact 9443204141,9578784466.

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