It is a quite and a peaceful area situated about 30 km from the
town center. The River Attaru flows through the village of Jadaiyanoor
resulting this beautiful waterfall. A very popular spot with locals, the
waterfall's here are best to see during just after the monsoons (November
to February) when the falls are at their best. But the waterfalls are
little dry in the times of summers. About 1 hour trek is needed from the
bottom of the Yelagiri hills.
Dedicated to Lord Murugan atop the hillock. At the entrance of
the temple there is a gigantic statue of Gadothgajan (the son of Bheeman
and Idumbi). It is possible to trek up to this temple. Local festivals
are conducted here during the Tamil month of Adi (July - August).
It is the highest peak at Yelagiri which offers good trekking routes through
dense forests. Situated at 4,338 feet above the sea level, the 2 hour
trekking starts at the eastern side of the Punganur lake. One can enjoy
the breathtaking view of the valley from the top of Swamimalai hill. The
trekking paths pass local farms growing fruits like pomegranate and custard
Government Silk Farm
The Government silk Farm also known as the Sericulture farm is famous
for its mulberry plantations. It is located at place called Mangalam that
is 5 km away.
Government Fruit Farm
Situated at Athanavur and Nilavur, these farms has variety of trees and
plants that bear flowers of various fragrances and shapes.
Government Herbal Farm
Siuated near to Punganur lake, here herbs and shrubs are cultivated to
produce the main ingredients for the manufacture of Sidha and Ayurvedic
It is situated on the Ghat road for tourists, to glimpse the slopes and
terrains of the hills. Near to this, there are temples dedicated to Tamil
Annai, Vinayagar and Hanuman