One Day Trip in TirupurPlanning a perfect One day trip in Delhi would one of the best ways to enjoy the splendor of Tirupur. As you enter the city, remember to pick a hotel that promises you with utmost care, comfort and convenience. The first phase of the plan is to decide on the means of transport that you wish to employ. Taking a bus would be the cheapest option but with this you won’t be able to complete the entire city tour. On the other hand taking a taxi would help you follow your predestined plan; without wasting a minute!
Start early: - The temples in Tirupur open by 6.00 am and so if you want to cover the entire area of Tiruppur, you must leave your hotel by 5.30am latest.
Thirumurgan Poondi : This is a temple which is only 9.2 kilometers from Tiruppur and you can reach it within few short minutes from the borders of Tirupur. It is quite evident that most hotels will provide you with bed tea or coffee. If you haven’t had it in the hotel, just relax. There are lots of tea stalls in and around Tirupur, where you will be able to get tea, coffee or even milk. As you reach the temple by 6am; a walk through it will take you a few minutes and then you can be off to your next destination.
Avinashi: The next stop is just 10.2 kilometers and this destination can be reached in less than 16 minutes from Tirumuragan Poondi. A quick halt at the Avinashiappar temple will let you witness the special morning prayers. Once you finish your temple visit you can stop by and catch some good breakfast. Don’t forget to try the Tirupur idlis and dosas; as they are now considered as one of the most wholesome breakfast items in the world.
Uthukuli: Uthukuli is 23.5 kilometers from Avinashi and if you start early in the morning you should be able to reach here within half an hour. The Arulmiga Uthukuli Murugan temple has a history which dates 200 years back and this is a must see destination.
Thirumoorthy Dam: By taxi this is going to be a little over two hours drive. Once you are in Dharapuram you can stop and enjoy some tasty lunch too. After lunch you can visit this dam and explore its antique facets. The Thirumoorthy Dam will undeniably blow you off your feet! More than 10000 people visit it every month. It is an ultimate south Indian holiday destination. Conversely, the Thirumoorthy Hills is situated right beside the dam. The hill is well known for its breath taking scenery. Also, don’t forget to visit the Thirumoorthy temple situated near the hill! If you are interested in a little bit more of nature you should visit the Panchalinga Falls which has a continuous flow of water.
Indira Gandhi National Park: A stop at this wild life sanctuary will surely be worthwhile. The Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park or IGWLS & NP is a well protected area in Tirupur District.The sanctuary is named after our former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. History states that the Prime Minister visited the park on 7 October 1961. The Park is also called as "Topslip," which is a village located to the northeast corner of the park.
Address: 176, Meenkarai Road, Pollachi,
Coimbatore - 642001, Tamil Nadu.
Phone: (04259) 25356
Facts About the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
- You can add to your sight-seeing list Karianshola, which lies adjacent to the Park. It is a tropical rain forest with tall sky high trees and a well developed canopy. This makes the place an ideal destination for serious forest and animal lovers.
- You cannot miss seeing the MPCA, the Medicinal Plants Conservation Area which preserves rare medicinal plants in mind blowing botanical gardens.
- Towards its west is Kerala’s Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, which is filled with lots of surprises.
- Twenty five kilometers from Topslip lies a Elephant camp at Chinnar. Tourists regard it as one of the best places to watch elephants. Additionally, Tigers, Deers and Bisons are quite common in this region.
After returning to the city in the evening you should visit one of the cotton factories. Moving on, art enthusiasts should visit Ooviyaa, an art gallery where you can see and buy awesome Tanjore paintings. Just before calling it a day you should stop at the Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue. “Kumaran” is a famous freedom fighter whose legendary bravery is spoken about till this day.
Once you are done with your city in a day tour you can head back to your hotel and enjoy a quiet dinner before oozing out!