Tourist spots, Falls, Dams, Sight Seeing place around Theni district, Tamilnadu

Theni is greenish district surrounded by many tourist attraction. Theni gives beauty to Tamilnadu. Many water resources of Tamlinadu were originated from Theni. Read this article to know about the tourist spot and best sight seeking place in Theni.

Theni is a rich natural village near Madurai district. Important water resources of Tamilnadu such as Mullai, Vaigai and Varaga river were available in this village. This rivers made Theni village beautiful and prosperous. This village is made greenish due to this rivers. There are totally eight tourist place in Theni village. The tourist spots are as follows.

• Vaigai Dam
Mullai periyar Dam
• Sottupparai Dam
Suruli waterfall
• Kumpakkarai waterfall
• Megamalai
• Vellimalai
• Bodi Mettu

Sight seeing in Theni district, Tamilnadu

Vaigai Dam
Vaigai Dam water were used for irrigation and drinking purpose. Crops in Madurai district and Dindugal district were irrigated using this Vaigai Dam. Agriculture research center is available near this Vaigai Dam. This research center has been founded by Government of Tamilnadu for growing variety of crops.

Mullai Periar Dam
Mullai periar Dam stores the water of Mullai river. This dam was constructed to supply water needs to Madurai district. Actually Mullai river flows towards Arabian sea but it was diverted by British rule to flow towards Bay of Bengal. Presently there was dispute between Tamilnadu and Kerala for Mullai Periar Dam.

Sothuparai Dam
Sothuparai Dam is 10 Km away from Theni. Periakulam is a small village near Theni. Sothuparai dam is exactly located at Periakulam. It stores water that flows from Varaha river. Sothuparai is a good summer vacation spot in Theni. It is used for drinking and irrigation purpose for Dindugal and Viruthunagar district.

Kumpakkarai waterfall
Kumpakkarai waterfall is located at the center of thick forest. This waterfalls is very near to Sothuparai Dam. You can reach Kumpakkarai waterfall just by a 6Km ride from Periakulam. This waterfall is very close to Kodaikanal hills. This is a good trekking place too. Waterfall flows throughout the year.

Surili falls
Suruli falls is famous falls located exactly at Kombaithozhu Village. This village is 50Km away from Theni. The water from Meghamalai forms Suruli falls. You can enjoy by bathing in this falls. Water of Suruli falls contains herbs and has medicinal value. Frequent bus facilities were available.

Megamalai is the mountain in Theni district with 1,500 m above the sea level. This mountain is rich in flora and fauna. It is a cool place in Tamilnadu and best to visit this place during summer. It is a best place for Wild Life photography in Tamilnadu.

It is a beautiful hill station which 4500m above the sea level. It is 26Km away from Bodi Nayakkananur.

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