A Destination to remember
IN & AROUND THE CITY
The climate of this majestic city is always encouraging and pleasant. People love to visit the place throughout the year. Still the best time to visit Thiruvannamalai is between the months of October and March and between June and September. Summers in this region is mainly dedicated in the months of March to May where you will find the months of April and May on the hotter side. The temperature moves up to 39° C. Travel activity is minimal at this time due to hot weather. During the season, tourists mainly do indoor activities.The city welcomes the Monsoon season in the month of June which lasts till September. Due to rain, the whole land looks fabulous and magnificent. The climate becomes quite pleasant during this period. From the months of December to February, the city experiences mild winter. The maximum temperature during the season remains on 26° C whereas minimum reaches 20° C. . The weather is enjoyable and you can enjoy road trip best suits this period.
Annamalaiyar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located at the base of Annamalai hills in the town of Tiruvannamalai. the temple town attracts millions of devotees on Girivalam, on the occasion of full moon day every month and on the festival of Karthigai deepam.
Sri Ramanasramam, is the ashram which was home to modern sage and Advaita Vedanta philosopher Ramana Maharshi from 1922 until his death in 1950. His teachings and effective meditation practices to understand humanity and divinity attracted people all over the world.
The Jawadhu Hills are an extension of the Eastern Ghats spread across parts of Tiruvannamalai district. The cliffs and precipices of hills allure and excite tourists. Beema falls, Komutteri Lake, Kavalur Observatory, Amrithi Forest are some places of interest on this zone.
Vallimalai, is a scenic and peaceful place where Valli the consort of Lord Muruga, was born. This place let visitors to have a trek trip. The beautiful greenery from the top of the temple is a treat for the eyes. One can meditate on a day when it is not crowded.
Sattanur Dam is constructed across the Thenpennai river. A trip to Tiruvanmalai would be incomplete without visiting this dam. Visit during post lunch is better. This place has gardens, children parks, boating place and a crocodile farm.
Gingee fort is one of the few ancient forts that still stands in the region of Tamil Nadu. The place has old world charm and is regarded as a rare architectural marvel created by Chola kings. It is ideal to visit the place during day times.
Virupaksha Cave is where Ramana Maharshi spent his life for many years. It is located on the slopes of the Holy Mountain, Arunachala. It is a short walk up from the back side of the Arunacheleswara Temple.
Yelagiri's bounteous beauty brings the much- awaited respite from the madness of crowded cities. The surrounding attractions are Velavan temple, Jalagamparai Water Falls, Swamimalai Hill, Punganur Lake and Nature Park.