The mighty Western Ghats fringes the beautiful hamlet of Theni. It is dotted by luscious patches of greenery and gushing waterfalls wherever you go. The town of Theni offers unprecedented serenity and peace. Theni spoils the revellers with the plethora of options for things to do in the city. From seeking divinity at the exquisite temples to taking a dip into the waterfalls, there is something offered for everyone.
Dolled up all in green, the mesmerising Theni is the best-kept secret of Tamil Nadu. The topography of Theni mainly consists of hills and ranges. It won't be an exaggeration to say that Theni has a cordial relationship with plenty of rivers and dams which add up to the beauty of this place. Theni is an abode to 27 forests. This gives an idea of the unparalleled greenery and wilderness of the district.
For those craving for tranquillity, the aroma filled tea estates in Theni are a paradise. The Kolukkamalai Tea estate is often deemed to be the world’s highest organic tea estate. A visit to this place is guaranteed to leave you spellbound. The Vaigai Dam built across the Vaigai River and has become a popular tourist attraction in Theni for years. It offers picturesque scenery and picnic spots which are perfect for group picnics and a family day out. The Suruli Falls and the Kumbakarai Falls are the crown jewels of Theni. These gushing waterfalls cascading down gigantic rocks is a memorable sight.
Theni doesn't disappoint the spiritual souls as well. The temples like Kamatchi Amman Temple, Vellappar Temple, and Balasubramanya Temple are brimming with devotees from all around the country throughout the year. The vibrant local markets of Theni are a shoppers’ paradise. The local handloom products and agricultural products are the best buys at these markets.
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Theni is well-connected to the major cities of Tamil Nadu by all three means of transport. It can be easily reached from the South Indian cities like Puducherry, Madurai, Coimbatore, Trichy, and Ch... (Read More)