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Velliangiri Mountains

Coimbatore

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Velliangiri Mountains Overview

Ranked 4 of 213 sightseeing in Coimbatore
Velliangiri Mountains, a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve of the Western Ghats is located near Poondi, about 40 km from Coimbatore.
This mountain is popularly known as the 'Kailash of the South', and is an important religious destination. Lots of devotees visit the mountains during the annual pilgrimage season in February.
The main attraction here is a Lord Shiva temple atop the mountain, under a natural cave. This mountain is also known as Seven hills because while climbing there are seven undulations which gives a feeling like crossing seven hills.
Velliangiri Mountains is an ideal destination for the adventurous, nature lovers and devotees alike. These hill ranges are rich in natural flora and fauna, which include rare herbs. The last hill peak is totally wind- blown and nothing except grass grows here. The trek is 8 km long and steep at some places.
A Yoga and meditation centre run by the Isha Foundation at the base of the hills is also a major tourist attraction.
There are many TNSTC buses from Coimbatore to Poondi. Marudamalai Temple, Dhyanalinga Temple, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, Patteeswarar temple, Parambikkulam, Aazhiyaar Dam, Kovai Kuttralam and Black Thunder Theme Park are some other attractions situated in the vicinity.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
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Tharak Katta

Tharak Katta4.6/5

1 review

A lot to climb over

On 9th Jan 16, We started from Isha Yoga Center, we reached this place by 4. 00 am. It was a 7 mountains temple which we should climb, the first 3 mountains will be of steps. From 4th mountain we can see surrounding mountains and views, 5th mountain will be smooth and at the end we can find small MANSAROVAR which contains pure water. From the 6th mountain it will be somewhat hard and finally in the 7th mountain we will reach fantastic view where weather will be unpredictable and climbing is also tough. Then initially we can have the darshan of Lord Shiva and the return process is also same. It will take 5 - 6 hrs to complete this process, best time to visit is FEB to MAY.

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Satyendra Nair

Satyendra Nair5.0/5

1 review

Most scenic place

This mountain range is just epic! The chilly winds blowing on our early morning ride to this place made us feel alive. The way to the hills is itself laden with so many lush green fields and the mountains themselves in a distant view, that I, for a moment forgot that there was, indeed a outside world, in the city waiting for me to get in and start kicking. Go trekking over here; it's a great getaway destination for a day.

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Gowtham M

Gowtham M4.3/5

1 review

It was a spiritual journey

It was a spiritual journey. And we enjoyed a lot. Worth experiencing.

Velu

Velu5.0/5

4 reviews

Best place of our trip

Velliangiri mountain has a nice view of the scenery.

Balasubramanian

Balasubramanian4.3/5

2 reviews

Very Good Place!

Very good place. Everyone must visit the place and experience the silent atmosphere!

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