An intriguing blend of history, spirituality and culture makes Coimbatore a must visit holiday destination. The city’s deep-rooted culture and rich history fascinates every visitor. Get amazed with the wonderful hotspots located in its neighbourhood.
An abundance of tourist spots are located in the nearby regions of Coimbatore. Hogenakkal is set at a distance of 221 km from Coimbatore. Explore the remarkable natural beauty of Hogenakkal waterfalls with our one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal waterfalls tour by private car.
Get immersed in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Hogenakkal waterfalls that are encircled by the Melagiri Hills. Drive through the breath-taking vistas and enjoy the serene ambiance as you reach this idyllic holiday destination.
Formed on the Kaveri River that winds its way through dense forests that are carpeted with herbal plants and shrubs it is believed to heal visitors of their ailments. It proffers a myriad of activities to keep the tourists engaged. Tourists will have an adrenaline filled adventure as they step into the coracle.
Town tucked away from the urban sprawl with its stunning landscapes inspires every visitor especially outdoor aficionados. Pennagaram village set at a short distance from Hogenakkal is a must-visit site.
Travellers would be delighted with the beauty of the lush terrain, mulberry trees and encounter the fabulous guardians named as Aiyanars on their way to the attractive village.
Spend a fully packed day to catch the glimpse of the key landmarks of Hogenakkal with our well designed one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal tour.
Package Glimpse of One Day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal Waterfalls Tour
One day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal Waterfalls tour gives you an opportunity to explore the stunning waterfalls and the surrounding picturesque vistas.
Tourists often take a boat cruise to appreciate the power and splendour of these amazing waterfalls. Iconic landmarks witnessed during the excursion include inspiring dam, fabulous waterfalls and green countryside.
Scenic drive begins at the imposing Mettur Dam and continues with the visit to the natural wonder at Hogenakkal Waterfalls.
Traverse through the thrilling Crocodile Farm and catch a glimpse of these wild reptiles. Call off the exciting trip with the visit to the Pennagaram Village.
1. Mettur Dam
One Day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal Waterfalls tour by private cab is a breathtaking excursion that commences with the visit to the inspiring man made wonder, Mettur Dam.
Built in 1934 this old dam has the capacity to irrigate 2,71,000 acres of land and generating 240 mw of electricity through its hydro electric power station.
Situated on the sacred Kaveri River it is referred to as Dakshina Ganga. This engineering marvel was built in 1934 and since then been fulfilling the water needs of 12 districts of Tamil Nadu. As such it is also popular as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu.
Construction of this inspiring and massive concrete structure was started in 1925 and inaugurated by the Governor of Madras, Sir George Stanley in 1934. The reservoir of the dam called the Stanley Reservoir named after the Governor accommodates varied types of fishes.
Other highlights of the place are the snake park and deer park located near the dam. One can see a Nandi and a church when the water level of the dam decreases.
These stunning waterfalls were featured in blockbuster movie starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai. Promoting tourism in the region Tamil Nadu Public Works Department maintains a beautiful park for the tourists to relax called as Ellis Park.
- Must see \ Things to do: Take a leisurely stroll along the reservoir and dam
Encounter the splendour of Hogenakkal Waterfalls, our next stop over of our one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal tour. Hogenakkal have been formed with the combination of two words hog and kal where in hog means smoke while kal means rock in Kannada.
River Kaveri falls from the rocky terrain to form these striking waterfalls that falls at different heights. The geological wonder is an opportunity to admire nature’s beauty up close.
Visitors can feel the amazing force of nature on their face as they board on a coracle and journey across the Kaveri River. These coracles made of bamboo are 2.4 meters in diameter and are covered with plastic or buffalo’s hide to avoid it from getting wet.
Only 5 people can board the coracle at a time including the boatman who rides the boat with a single paddle.
Tourists swarm in this amazing wonder of nature located on the Kaveri River in the Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu. Get drenched in the mystical atmosphere of the thundering waterfalls and the stunning mountain scenery.
The surrounding carbonate rocks are said to be one of the oldest in Asia. Tourists can engage themselves in activities like swimming, diving and boating.
It is also popular for oil massages where tourists get massages done with herbal oil and then take a bath in the waterfalls which is said to heal all sort of ailments. Song sequence from the Tamil movie Roja was shot at this picturesque place. It has also been showcased in the Abhishek Bachchan starrer Raavan.
- Must see \ Things to do: Indulge in majestic boating cruise
Head to watch the deadliest animal with our one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal tour at the Crocodile Farm located near the Hogenakkal Falls.
Well maintained by the Forest Department this farm is a must visit for wildlife enthusiasts. Several crocodiles lay in the farm silently to be admired by thrill seekers and nature lovers.
There is a small children’s park for the children to relax and have fun. Travellers can also wander around the mini zoo situated nearby.
- Must see \ Things to do: Watch for the paintings illustrating the crocodile life cycle
Our one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal local sightseeing tour concludes with the visit to the charming Pennagaram village. Drive through splendid scenery that is breathtakingly beautiful to reach the fascinating village. Get introduced to the traditions and culture of local people of Pennagaram.
A trip to this lovely village against the backdrop of panoramic vistas is highly enchanting as you encounter huge gigantic terracotta statues of deities called Aiyanars. They are considered as guardians deities of the village.
With the backdrop of incredible mountain landscape the iconic landmarks witnessed with our one day Coimbatore to Hogenakkal Waterfalls tour makes for a captivating journey.
- Must see \ Things to do: Take in the serene ambiance of the village
Immerse yourselves in dramatic scenery and spectacular natural treasures of this scintillating travel getaway. Hogenakkal’s most precious natural gem, the Hogenakkal Waterfalls is a must visit for nature lovers.
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