Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Hogenakkal:

1. Hogenakkal Falls

Must visit 4.3 /5 View 10+ photos

2 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

The prime attraction of Hogenakkal are the Hogenakkal Falls. The Kaveri River forks into multiple streams and falls through multiple steps, making the site mesmerizing.

2. Mettur Dam

4.2 /5 View 11+ photos

35 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

Mettur Dam, situated 30 miles from Salem in a small Mettur Village is one of the largest dams of India. The dam is surrounded by hilly range and is quite popular among tourists.

3. Melagiri Hills

3.2 /5

33 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

After having seen the breathtaking falls, the next most attractive place of Hogenakkal are the Melagiri Hills. The Hills are a few km away and various trekking options upto the hill add to the thrill of finally seeing the ranges.

4. Boating

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

The place obviously has a lot of options for boating. A very unique kind of boat is available here. Often referred to as basket-boats, the circular vessels called Coracles.

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5. Pennagram Village

3.2 /5

9 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

The village is about 20 km away from Hogenakkal. The village is famous for its weekly fair that it holds every month to attract tourists. The village is also know for its brightly colored giant terracotta statues, which are known as Aiyanars.

6. Oil Massage

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

Oil Massages are very popular in this area. Multiple masseurs are found all over the city. Mostly male, these masseurs carry herbal oils and are very well versed with pressure points. A few minute massage from any of them is sure to relax you completely.

7. Parameshwari Temple

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

The Parameshwari temple is located inside Pennagram Village, about 20 km from Hogenakkal. The beautiful temple has various legends attached to it. It is believed that the Goddess Parameshwari is pregnant and is the protector of all pregnant women and fulfills wishes of infertile women.

8. Theerthamalai Temple

3.2 /5

88 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

Theerthamalai is a popular pilgrim centre close to Hogenakkal. One of its most popular destinations is the Theerthamalai temple. Lord Theerthagireeswar, a form of Lord Shiva is the worshipping deity.

9. Hanuman Theertham Temple

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Hogenakkal

About 1 km off the main temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Hanuman Theertham. According to an old legend, in order to worship to Lord Shiva, Lord Ram sent Lord Hanuman to fetch water from the River Ganga.

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