Hills in Tamil Nadu

Hills in Tamil Nadu

Top Hills in Tamil Nadu recommended by travellers

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Yercaud Hills, Salem
Rank 66
Ranked 66 of 1927
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
30 Ratings & 15 Reviews
Yercaud is one of the most well known hill stations of Tamil Nadu, at a distance of 22 km from the city of Salem. These hills form a part of the Servarayan Range in the Eastern Ghats and are situated at an altitude of 1515 m above sea level. The area of these hills is also... Read More »
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Swamimalai, Yelagiri Hills
Rank 78
Ranked 78 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Swamimalai Hill has a strong base with a towering summit reaching up to the sky. Shaped like cake, this hill is a favourite trekking and mountain climbing spot with tourists. In the vicinity, there are many peaks highest of which measure 4,338 m. By trekking on a 3 km long... Read More »
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Palani Hills, Palani
Rank 100
Ranked 100 of 1927
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
The Palani Hills cover an area of about 2,068 sq km in the Western Ghats. The hills have some of the rarest species of birds, plants, amphibians and butterflies. Coffee is cultivated on the lower slopes of the hills. Two streams, the Amaravathi and the Vaigai, flow from these... Read More »
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Elk Hill, Ooty
Rank 155
Ranked 155 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.4 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Kids will love it"Apr 7, 2015 "Definitely a place to visit"Sep 19, 2014
Meghamalai, Theni
Rank 255
Ranked 255 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Meghamalai, also known as the High Wavy Mountains, is at a height of 1,500 m above sea level. This place is famous for its tea estates and plantations of pepper, cardamom and cinnamon. A forest near this place is home to several animals like sambar, elephant, tiger,... Read More »
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Tiger Hill, Ooty
Rank 287
Ranked 287 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
18 Ratings & 5 Reviews
This is a picturesque spot, located east of Ooty town, on the lower lap of Doddabetta peak.Tiger Hill is a now a resort consisting of English style cottages. You can have a luxurious stay here in the lap of nature. Read More »
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Kolli Hills, Namakkal
Rank 340
Ranked 340 of 1927
Average Rating
6.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
Kolli Hills is tiny mountain range and parts of Eastern Ghats. in Namakkal region. The mountains are approximately 1000 to 1300 m in height and cover an area of 280 km². The Kolli Hills has 70 curvy bends, to reach the top of the hills. Kolli Hills were also referred... Read More »
"Very good romantic place"Nov 27, 2015
MacIvor's Bund, Ooty
Rank 385
Ranked 385 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Another place that deserves mention is MacIvor’s Bund, about 7 km from Avalanche and located in the vicinity is Dodabetta Peak. The hilly road continues right up to the Bund and people love to enjoy motorcycle rides on these roads. Read More »
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Palamathi Hills, Vellore
Rank 427
Ranked 427 of 1927
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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Grass Hills, Valparai
Rank 515
Ranked 515 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
4.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Grass Hills lies within the protected area of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve and is surrounded by grass and mountains. Special permission from the wildlife warden has to be taken to visit the Grass Hills. This site is situated around 15 km away from Valparai. Read More »
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Manjolai, Tirunelveli
Rank 535
Ranked 535 of 1927
Average Rating
4.8 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Manjolai is a hill station, at a height of around 1162 m. This place is famous for its tea plantations, amongst which the Bombay Burma Tea Estate is the most prominent. Due to its scenic beauty, this place is compared with Udhagamandalam (Ooty). Other important tourist spots... Read More »
Cairn Hill, Ooty
Rank 577
Ranked 577 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings
It is situated about 3 km on the road to Avalanche Cairn hill. It is one of the few surviving original walks. The entrance road to the bill is flanked by dense cypress trees. This is an excellent spot for a picnic. There are many hill resorts here. You can stay there and enjoy... Read More »
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Melagiri Hills, Hogenakkal
Rank 621
Ranked 621 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Melagiri Hills on the Eastern Ghats contain an expanse of 1,295 square kilometres of dry deciduous and semi-evergreen forests. Bound by the Kaveri River on the west, the hills act as the meeting point of the Western and Eastern Ghats. Located between the Dharmapuri and... Read More »
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Mt Stuart Block, Anaimalai
Rank 674
Ranked 674 of 1927
Mt Stuart Block is situated at around 3 km from top slip in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. This place features an ancient forest department bungalow along with the grave of Hugo Wood. Hugo Wood was a British officer who ensured that teak wood saplings were regularly planted... Read More »
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Bison Valley, Bellikkal
Rank 693
Ranked 693 of 1927
Bison Valley received its name from the Indian bisons which inhabit the valley in abundance. Tourists can see beautiful cardamom forests which are located in the vicinity of the valley. Apart from offering a natural habitat to Indian bisons, the valley is a home to bear, deer,... Read More »
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Rangasamy Peak, Kotagiri
Rank 741
Ranked 741 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Rangasamy Peak is located at a distance of 20 km from Kotagiri. It is one of the sacred hills and has a shrine dedicated to Lord Rangasamy. It is a biconical peak at a height of 1,785 m above sea level. The peak is a sacred place for the Irulas tribes. Some of the attractions... Read More »
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Vellimalai, Theni
Rank 859
Ranked 859 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Vellimalai, also known as the Silver Mountain, is located in the hills of Varusanadu. The Vaigai River, artificial lakes and tea and coffee estates are some of the tourist attractions of Vellimalai.  Read More »
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Kolukkumalai, Theni
Rank 861
Ranked 861 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Kolukkumalai is at an elevation of 8,000 ft above sea level and is one of the highest tea plantations in the region. There is also a jungle nearby, which is home to various animals such as elephant, gaur, sambar and sloth bear. The place can be reached only through jeeps. The... Read More »
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Dindigul Hill, Dindigul
Rank 901
Ranked 901 of 1927
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
1 Rating
Dindigul hill looks like a pillow or Dhindu, after which the city has been named Dindigul. The hill has an old Dindigul Fort that was constructed by Muthu Krishnappa Naicker. Read More »
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Dolphin's Nose, Dindigul
Rank 924
Ranked 924 of 1927
Dolphin's Nose is about 8 km from Berijam Lake in Kodaikanal. It is a flat rock which is 6,600 ft deep and looks like a dolphin's nose. Read More »
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