Here is the list of 8 Top Places near rivers & lakes in Tamil Nadu
Known For : Killiyur Falls | Emerald Lake, Yercaud | Bear's Cave
Nestled in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud is a hill station called poor man's Ooty with abundant forests, vast coffee plantations and some unique species of flora and fauna resulting in gorgeous views.
Best Time : October to June
Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway | Ooty Lake | Ooty Rose Garden
The Blue Mountains have always been shrouded in mysticism, and Ooty is no exception to that. For every mountain lover, the very idea of travelling to the city known as the Queen of the Hills holds an allure like no other. Once regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company (and for a very good reason), Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam, is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which serves as a very popular tourist destination for anyone looking for a picturesque place to relax and unwind. Ooty is nestled amidst the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level and enjoys a favourable climate all year round.
Best Time : Throughout the year
Known For : Rockfort Ganpathi Temple | Kallanai Dam | Vekkali Amman Temple
Trichy is a mid sized, fast emerging city in Tamil nadu. It is a refreshing change from cities that are either completely religious and some that are nothing but concrete jungles. Trichy is one of those places that you can explore in a weekend and will hold secrets even after several years.
Best Time : October to March
Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) | Kodai Lake | Bear Shola Falls
Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India. When you think of Kodaikanal, you think of a wonderful climate, cliffs covered in mist, cloud-capped mountains and beautiful lakes and valleys, and once you visit this hill station, you will find that every bit of what you have imagined it to be is true. Nestled amidst the rolling slopes of the Palani Hills in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal stands at an altitude of 7200 feet above sea level and has a cool, pleasant climate all year round. Kodaikanal means the gift of the forests.
Best Time : September to May
Known For : Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary | Papanasam | Agasthiyar falls
Tirunelveli is a big city in the midst of numerous small towns, each with its own bounty of beautiful sights, temples, waterfalls and much more. Unlike many temple towns, it also does offer many other sites to its tourists, including some breathtaking waterfalls. The city is located on the west bank of the Thamirabarani River.
Best Time : October to February
Known For : Adi Kumbeshwara Temple | Nageswaran Temple | Shopping in Kumbakonam
Sandwiched between two great rivers of southern India, Cauvery and Arsala, Kumbakonam is a gorgeous temple town in the heart of the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.The town is a place for the lovers of history and those seeking to understand India's cultural roots and Hinduism.
Best Time : November to February
Bellikkal is one of those places where you can completely relax, without having to worry about a 'to-do' list for your vacations and yet experience mountains that will steal your breath away. Instead of having a hundred places to offer, it will take you by its beauty, calmness and serenity.
Best Time : Throughout the year
Known For : Pichavaram Mangrove Forests | Shopping in Chidambaram | The Nataraja Temple
A beautiful temple town in the eastern part of Tamil Nadu, Chidambaram is famous for housing the marvelous Lord Nataraja Temple and a few others which highlight its importance as a special place of pilgrim.
Best Time : October to January