Vedachandur is a tiny village in the state of Tamil Nadu. It belongs to the Anamalai taluk that comes under a panchayat called Angalakuruchi. 4 small cities – Udumalaipettai, Pollachi , Valparai and Chittur-Thathamangalam surround it. Large cities of the state, Coimbatore and Chennai lie to its north, 56km and 531km away respectively.
Places to Stay
It is best recommended that visitors stay in Coimbatore which is 56km away. Hotel Mangala International (Rs.1500), Shri Krishna Vilas (Rs. 900), Hotel Vishnu Priya (Rs. 1500) and Hotel City Tower (Rs. 1500) are suitable for budget travellers.
Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Tamil and English are the local languages spoken in Vedachandur.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit around Vedachandur are Palakkad Fort, Monkey Falls, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary and Gass Forest Museum within 15-50km
How to Get There
Coimbatore International Airport is the closest airport near Vadachandur. It is located about 50kmsaway from the city. This international airport also undertakes domestic operations.
Palakkad Railway Station is the only railway station close to Vadachandur. It is 45km away.
Pollachi Bus station is around 20km away. The TNSTC bus operators offer quality service along with other private bus operators such as KPN and SRM Travels. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.
The city of Krishnagiri is located in Tamil Nadu at a distance of 77 km from Bangalore and 39 km from Hosur. The city is blessed with exotic landscapes, hills and green lush valleys that attract many tourists. It is bounded by Vellore in the east, Karnataka in the west, Andhra Pradesh in the north and Dharmapuri in the south.
Places to Stay
A number of good budget hotels are available in the city. Some of the ones worth mentioning are Velan International Hotel (Tariff– Rs. 500), DSR Grand hotel (Tariff – Rs 700), Sri Devaraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Surya Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 350), Amaravathy Inn (Tariff – Rs.400) and many more.
The official language of Krishnagiri is Tamil. However, Telegu and Kannada are also spoken.
The very famous Mango festival is celebrated in Krishnagiri during the last three days of the month of June. The car festival held in May every year is a major event in the town.
Places of Interest
The Krishnagiri Reservoir Project Dam (KRP) built across the Thenpennai river is a famous tourist spot, especially for picnic purposes. Rayakottah, a famous hill fort has been the muse for many tourists, that invites a lot of visitors. Other main attractions worth visiting are Thally or the “Little England”, the Arulmigu Chandra Choodeswara Temple, Shree Parshwa Padmavathi Tirth Dham, Hanumanthathirtham and many more pilgrimage places.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Krishnagiri is the Kempegowda International Airport located at a distance of about 92 km from the city centre.
The nearest major railway station is Kuppam Railway Stationlocated at a distance of 37 kms from the city.
The Annai Sathya Transport Corporation (ASTC), TNSTC are the major bus operators that provide state bus services within the region. Private bus operators include Kalaimagal Travels, KPN Travels, Sri Vijayalakshmi Travels among others. While booking your tickets online, look out for bus booking offer that many bus booking portals provide.