Monday, November 11, 2013

Palani Hills the Pride of Tamilnadu

India is blessed with many mountains as well as hill ranges which are spread across its borders and its different states. Indian state of Tamilnadu is blessed with one of the extensive hill ranges called Palani hills, which is an extension of the Western Ghats. The highest elevation of the hill ranges is supposed to be around five thousand to eight thousand feet. The popular shrines of Lord Karthikeyan also known as Murugan are tucked on these hill ranges.

palani hills

Palani hill in Tamilnadu date back to prehistoric period and is composed of variety of rocks and are covered by a dense green forest cover. The hill ranges attract hordes of tourists to some of the exclusive tourist spots nestled on and around the hills. The hills are a paradise for birdwatchers, who arrive here for watching many rare and fascinating bird species. Kodaikanal in Palani hills is the incredible hill resort of Tamilnadu, which is located at the center of these hill ranges. Climate of the region keeps on changing with changing altitudes and is supposed to be most refreshing and rejuvenating throughout the year. Palani hill temple located at Pazhani is one of the most revered temples of Murugan in this region. Pazhani is around one hundred km southeast of Coimbatore and is equidistant from Madurai which is one of the major cities of the state. The hills are adorned with ever green shola forests, which are supposed to be the best sources of water and a nice cover of green vegetation which nurtures exclusive bird life in the region.

palani hill in kodaikanal

Palani hills having a strategic tourist location, enveloping some of the most popular tourist destinations of South India are attracting large number of tourists to this region. Hotels near palani hills concentrated near popular tourist spots like temples, dams and waterfalls. Other convenient means of staying in this region are the well managed resorts.

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