JAVADU HILLS, VELLORE

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Location: Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Altitude: Varies From 300 To 1,000m
Famous For: Sandalwood And Fruit Bearing Trees
Attractions:Beemanmadavu Waterfall, Kavalur Observatory, Trek To Amirthi Forest

Jamanamarathur, 40-km from Polur, is the main village in Javadu hills, which is famous for its sandalwood and fruit bearing trees. Its altitude varies from 300 to 1,000m.

Prime Attractions
The Beemanmadavu waterfall in the thick reserve forest, 12-km from Jamanamarathur, is worth a visit. Kavalur observatory the biggest in Asia is also worth visiting. The trek to Amirthi forest from Jamanamarathur is risky but worthy.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: The nearest airport is at Chennai.
Rail: The nearest railway station is Katpadi (5-km) on the Bangalore-Chennai and Tirupati-Madurai main lines.
Road: There are buses from Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, and Madurai to this town. All buses on Chennai-Bangalore route pass through this town.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the moderate class and small budgeted hotels in Vellore.



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