Places To Visit In Hogenakkal

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1. Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal Falls
Must visit 4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 7
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

Mettur Dam
Must visit 4.2 /5

35 km
from city center
2 out of 7
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

Melagiri Hills
3.2 /5

33 km
from city center
3 out of 7
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 7
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.

5. Pennagram Village

Pennagram Village
3.2 /5

9 km
from city center
5 out of 7
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. Theerthamalai Temple

Theerthamalai Temple
3.2 /5

88 km
from city center
6 out of 7
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.

7. Hanuman Theertham Temple

Hanuman Theertham Temple
3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 7
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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FAQs on Hogenakkal

What are the top sightseeing places in Hogenakkal?

The top sightseeing places in Hogenakkal are Hogenakkal Falls, Mettur Dam, Melagiri Hills, Boating, Pennagram Village, Oil Massage.

How much does a package cost for Hogenakkal?

The packages for Hogenakkal start at INR 3000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Hogenakkal?

Hogenakkal, being a hill station, does provide some commuting options. Auto rickshaws, that can typically seat three at once are available. So are some taxis. The place also has options of buses. However, the most trusted option is to ask your hotel or guest house to arrange for a car, and pay them the additional amount.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Hogenakkal?

If you plan to cover only Hogenakkal in your trip, then you can easily spend your day relaxing and enjoying the Hogenakkal falls. However, if you plan to cover some neighbouring areas too, then you can spend the first few hours of the day enjoying the waterfall and then trek up to the Melagiri Hills and bask in the beautiful sunset. The next day can be devoted to travelling up to Theerthamalai and seeing both the temples there.
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