Theni district is a tourist attraction zone in Southern Tamil Nadu. Special features of this district are lakes, waterfalls, endless pilgrim centres with resounding cascades, silver-lined clouds sitting on green hilltops, sheer rock faces and ancient temples with special tourist attractions.The distance between Dindigul and Theni is 67 KM (kilometers) and 900 meters. Theni is located nearly South West side to Dindigul.
DAY WISE ITINERARY
DAY 1 – Dindigul to Theni (Theni sightseeing)
- Morning pickup from Dindigul @ 06:00 AM.
- Then proceed towards Theni.
- Then proceed towards Kumbakkarai Falls, Sothuparai Dam.
- Proceed to visit Vaigai Dam and Park.
- Hotel Check in.
- Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 2 – Theni sightseeing.
- Morning check out from Hotel.
- Then proceed to visit Suruli falls.
- Visiting 1008 Sivalinga temple and Grape Garden.
- Then proceed towards Veerapandi River and Veerapandi Gowmariamman Temple.
- Then proceed towards Dindigul.
- Finally drop at Dindigul.
What ‘s Included
- We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
- Solo Traveller
- Double sharing Rooms
- Suite Rooms
- Deluxe Rooms
- Royal Suite Rooms
- Home Stay (As per required )
- From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care Local Speaking Guide – ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
- Breakfast Lunch Dinner (As per required )
- All local vehicle transport. (Dindigul to Theni to Dindigul)
The rivers flowing through this district are Vaigai, Kottagudi, Suruliyar, Varahanathi, Manjalar and varattaru. Vaigai, Manjalaru dam, Sothuparai dam, Shanmuganathi dam, Manalaru dam and Melmanalaru dam are the main reservoirs in the district. The Theni district is the main tourist route to Thekkady from Madurai via Bodinayakanur, Munnar and Kochi.Travel time between Dindigul to Theni is 1 hours and 26 minutes.
The Western Ghats surround this district, with green stretches of cultivated land and tea gardens. The District ‘s main development is silk cotton, soft towels, coffee seeds, cardamom, mango.
It is the headquarters and commercial centre of the district for the trade in cotton, chilli, grapes and textiles. It is the state’s second largest weekly market [vaara santhai] and Southern India’s fourth largest. By rail and road, it is well connected. The nearest airport is Madurai, situated 80 km from Theni.
Vaigai Dam This dam, constructed across the Vaigai River near Andipatti, was opened in 1959. It is 7 km from Andipatti, 14 km from Theni and 70 km from Madurai. The dam will hold up to 70 feet of water and is 111 feet high. The Sylvan Garden deserves to be known as “Little Brindavan” here. The Garden, a children’s play area, makes it a place for the elders and children to spend peaceful time.
To try varieties of rice, soghum, blackgram, cowpea and cotton, there is a government research centre here. This dam provides irrigation facilities for the agricultural areas of the districts of Madurai and Dindigul. On the way from Dindigul to Theni to visit falls,dams and temples ,etc..,
“The temple of Vellappar, founded by Kandamanur zamindar, is located atop a peak at Mavooththu on Varusanadu Hill [meaning” spring of the mangrove]. It’s 20 kilometres from Andipatti. During the excavation to construct the temple, the Paliyars found the statue of the principal deity. To enter the temple, one has to go by foot. It is assumed that bathing this spring would cure the most incurable diseases.
Periyakulam: an important town 16 km from the city of Theni. Periyakulam was previously named Kuzhanthai Maanagaram. It is located on the Kodaikanal Foothill Road. In the production of mangoes, Periyakulam is second only to Salem, exported to many nations.
The Moongilanai [Bamboo Fence] Temple of Kamatchi Amman is on the banks of the Manjalaru River. This temple is about three kilometres from Devadanapatti. Lush green trees, waterfalls, creeks and other wild animals & birds surround the temple. A trail from the temple leads to Amman Machu, where penance was observed at this place by Devi Kamatchi. There are no buildings, doors or idols in the Temple.
The temple has no Sanctum Sanctorum. In the shape of a CHEST / DOOR like structure in the temple, Goddess Kamakshi is revered and worshipped. During the Tamil month of MASI [February-March], which coincides with Sivarathri, a ten day long festival is celebrated.For more details about Dindigul to Theni tour package please contact 9443204141,9578784466.