Dams and Waterfalls in Tirupur
Tirupur other than being fampus for temples, has some interesting dams and scenic waterfalls to enthrall the tourists and locals as well. These places are usually visited by the people of Tirupur during weekends for a short break.
The Panchalinga Waterfalls is extremely famous in Tirupur. The scenic waterfall is located 3km from the Thirumoorthy Temple in Tirupur, which is just 18km from Udumalaipettai. The Panchalinga Waterfall is an amazing ground for meditation and sight seeing. The place is surrounded by dams and temples. Tourists who wish to rejuvenate new life into their holiday, should stop by the enthralling waterfall. The waterfall is situated on the high way from Palani. You can also enjoy several hours of trekking to and from the waterfall. Thousands of tourists arrive here every day as these places are enroute to Munnar. Amaravthy Dam and Amaravathy Crocodile farm are also located nearby.
The Amaravathi Dam is located in Udumalpet, Tirupur District. It is extremely close to wildlife sanctuaries like the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. The place was built to control floods and to serve irrigation. The Dam was officially opened by K. Kamaraj during late 1950s. During early 2003, more than 40% of Tirupur's electricity was produced by the Amaravathi Dam. Tourists tend to admire the Dam for its scenic beauty. It has a well laid park and adventurous steps to delight the "brave hearts". As you view across the dam, you will find the plains of Palni and Anaimalai.
Best Season - Ideal in January, February, October, November and December
This is another dam located in Udumalpet, Tirupur District. The Dam is treated as a famous tourist destination in Tirupur. The Dam is busy at all times of the year. It has an excellent boat safari. Couples consider the Thirumoorthy Dam as a perfect weekend getaway. The Dam lies on the Coimbatore-Palani Highway. As suggested by its name, the Dam is present in the Thirumoorthy Hills.
Best Season - Ideal during January, February, October, November and December