Agaya Gangai Waterfalls
Agaya Gangai waterfalls is located in Kolli Hills of the Eastern Ghats. Panchanathi, a jungle stream cascades down as the Agaya Gangai (En:Ganges of Sky), near the Arapaleeswarar temple atop the Kolli Hills in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu.
Agaya Gangai is an enchanting 300 feet (91 m) waterfall of the river Aiyaru, located near Arapaleeswarar temple. It is situated in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains on all sides. En route, one can enjoy the natural beauty of the valley and the vegetation covered peaks. The location is ideal for trekking and the breeze is pleasant, the cascade of silvery water touching and brushing the innumerable herbs which abound in Kolli Hills keeps everyone spell bound and fresh with its herbal qualities.
Some thousands of steps lead down to the falls from the Arapaleeswarar temple, in the Kolli Hills. Regular buses ply from Namakkal and Salem to the Kolli Hills. A drive through ghat road with some 70 hairpin turns bends from Karavalli, the village on the foothills, to Kolli Hills.. It is also said that Paambaati Siddhar’s cave is situated near the Agaya Gangai.
Address:Agaya Gangai waterfalls,Kolli Hills ,Namakkal ,Tamil NaduDistrict: Namakkal districtNearest City: SalemBest time to visit: April, May, November.
January, 40.3° F; August, 67.0° F; annual average, 52.6° F
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