Kalvarayan Hills At Chidambaram

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Location:150-km North West Of Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
Area: 600-Sq-Kms
Ideal For: Trekking

Kalvarayan Hills at Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
The Kalvarayan hills are situated 150-km north west of Chidambaram on the western side of Kallakurichi Taluk (also spelt as Taluka). Spread over an area of 600-sq-kms. approximately with the height ranging from 315mts. to 1,190mts. these hills offer a temperate climate and quiet solicitude.

There is a botanical garden on the hills. There are two waterfalls here. The area is ideal for trekking. Before going on a trek carry a sleeping bag, drinking water, warm clothes, medicines and any food supplies for an emergency.


Air: The nearest airport is at Trichy.
Rail: The nearest convenient railway station is Chidambaram on the Chennai-Trichy meter-gauge line, which is connected to the temple towns of Rameswaram, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam.
Road: Regular buses are available from Chidambaram


Trekkers can accommodate themselves in the nearby local village, but for a convenient stay one can stay at the hotels in Chidambaram.

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