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Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal Falls – Tourist Places:

Hogenakkal fallsHogenakkal is a waterfall(Entry point of Kaveri river in Tamilnadu) in the Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu. It is located

  • 180 km from Bangalore
  • 340 km from Chennai
  • 64 km from Salem and
  • 46 km from Dharmapuri.

Hogenakkal falls located 45kms away from dharmapuri(head quaters), 180kms from bangalore and 340kms from chennai. Hogenakkal falls opens 24*7 and it closed when there is a excess flow of water in cavery river. There water flow most of the days, usually a lot of crowd during holidays. Its complete safe in hogenakkal, government provide a lot of facilities to the tourist people. Medium and small buget rooms available near by the falls. Oil massage is very famous there and local peoples offer you best massage at cheap price. Dharmapuri famous food (fresh water fish) available there, you can prepare it on your own or readymate cook also available.

The Government of Tamil Nadu made a proposal to convert the falls into providing drinking water for the state.

Best Time to visit:

Time to visit Hogenakkal Falls: October to March. (After Monsoon)

The weather is quite pleasant during this time with moderate temperature.

Places to visit near Hogenakkal Falls:

Hogenakkal Falls: The place gets its name from Hogenakkal, which means ‘smoking rocks’, owing to the unique rock arrangement that exists around it. The gushing beauty of this cascade is one of a kind and is often quoted as being the “Niagara Falls of South India”.

Hanging bridge hogenakkalBoating: 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.

Oil Massage: Oil Massages are very popular in this area. Multiple masseurs are found all over the city. Mostly male, these masseurs carry herbal oils and are very well versed with pressure points. A few minute massages from any of them is sure to relax you completely.

Crocodile Park: Crocodile park also located nearby Hogenakkal. A lot of varieties of crocodiles, deer and a lot of animals within that park.

Hanging Bridge: You also visit the hanging bridge(to cross another side of the forest) to see the beauty of the Kaveri river.

Transport Mode – Hogenakkal:

Hogenakkal falls from Chennai: The fastest way to reach Hogenakkal from Chennai via Car(340 km – approx. 5hrs), SETC(State Transport) also available from Chennai to Hogenakkal. By Train, Chennai Central to Morappur from Morappur you have to reach Dharmapuri via Bus. Then from Dharmapuri to Hogenakkal, you have reached via bus.

Hogenakkal falls from Bangalore: There are no direct flights or trains or buses between Bangalore to Hogenakkal. The fastest way to reach Hogenakkal from Bangalore via Car(180 km – approx. 3hrs). You can take Ernakulam Exp from Bangalore to Dharmapuri then take a taxi/bus from Dharmapuri to Hogenakkal.

Other Places:  Theerthamalai Temple, Vaniyar Dam.

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