Places to visit in Coimbatore along with the overview of the place, the best time to visit, entry fee, timings, adventures offered and many more.
Vaidehi Falls Coimbatore
Vaidehi Falls is the must-visit place in Coimbatore city. The fall is also called as the “Tholayira Murthi Kandi” in Tamil. The place is home for many medicinal plants and herbs and also some of the wild animals. The place is famous for the smooth sloppy rocks which give the beautiful sight of mountain ranges. The area has a strict security of the forest department.
Entry is free of cost.
The falls can be visited from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Time to spend
Trekking and swimming in the pool formed by the gushing of water from the fall.
Best time to Visit
The best time to visit the place is during summers
How to Reach
Coimbatore Bus Station to the falls – 27 KM
Coimbatore Railway Station to the fall – 27 KM
Coimbatore Airport to the falls – 37 KM.
Vaidehi Falls Road, Tamil Nadu 641109, India.
Kovai Kutralam Falls
Kovai Kutralam Falls is 35 KM far from the Coimbatore city and is located in the Siruvani Dam of Palakkode District of Kerala. This is one of the best places to visit in Coimbatore. The buses are available to the fall from Coimbatore Bus Station every half an hour from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. The falls can be enjoyed by all the age groups of Youngers to elders. The place is rich in floral species. It is the perfect place for nature lovers. One can enjoy the birds chirping by having the cool breezes.
On the journey to the falls, one can visit the temple and the famous Karunya University. From the Entry point of the forest, there is the forest van available that takes the visitors to the waterfalls.
The falls can be visited from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Entry fee is Rs 50 for adults
For children Rs 20.
How to Reach
Coimbatore Airport to the fall – 46 KM
Coimbatore Bus Station to the fall – 36 KM
Coimbatore Railway Station to the fall – 37 KM
Kovai Kutralam Water Falls, Noyyal River Bridge, KM Colony, Karumbu Kadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641008.
Siruvani Falls and Dam
The Siruvani Falls and Dam is one of the attractions in Coimbatore. The place is shown for the number of times in National Geography, Discovery, etc. channels. One has to walk for some distance to reach the place. On the way, visitors can explore the greenery, birds and number of flora and fauna.
The waterfalls can be enjoyed in 3 different levels. The first is the ground level where a small pond is formed where one can enjoy swimming and other activity. The first level is higher than the ground level where the water gushes the rock. The third spot is the highest peak and is the most dangerous one which has a small deep hole between the rocks to the pond.
Rs 50 per person.
Best Time to Visit
The best time is from July to September.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Time to spend
One can spend a maximum of 4 to 6 hours in the place.
How to reach
Coimbatore Bus Station to the Waterfalls – 36 KM
Coimbatore Railway Station to the Waterfalls – 37 KM
Coimbatore Airport to the Waterfalls – 46 KM
Siruvani Waterfalls, Noyyal River, Tamil Nadu, India.
Sree Ayyappan Temple Coimbatore
Sree Ayyappan Temple is the place in Coimbatore located at the center of the city. The temple is dedicated to Lord Sree Ayyappa. The temple is known for its architecture and the methods of performing poojas.
The temple is the must-visit place and a yearly number of devotees visit the place. The temple is home for the gods like Lord Shiva, Sri Murugan, Lord Vinayagar, Durga Ji and Maha Vishnu. The temple dwajastamba is covered with gold and is known for festivals celebrated in the temple.
History of Ayyappan Temple
The temple takes back to 1942 where some of the devotees of Lord Ayyappa offered some of the poojas and offered some of the bhajans which is dedicated to Lord Murugan. With the days passing the pooja group grew and finally in 1955 the group register under the name of Coimbatore Sree Ayyappa Seva Sangam.
The Industrialist, Sri Narasi Thulasidas provided a shed to the temple and the devotees installed the idol of Lord Ayyappaswamy in the temple. Gradually the shelter increased to the other gods of Lord Vinayagar, Lord Sri Murugan, Lord Sri Maha Vishnu and Goddess Sri Durga Devi. The first Kumbabhishekam ceremony is done by the priests Palakkattillathu Periya Neelakandan Nambudiri on March 24th of 1969. The pure gold is covered to the idols by the Kodi Maram or dwajastamba in 1972.
Nagarajas Pooja, Ashtadhravya Ganapathy Homam, Makaravilakku Day, Navarathri, Illam Nira Pooja, Mandalam Pooja, Akhandanama Bhajana etc.
The temple will be open from morning 5’o clock to evening 9’o clock.
How to reach
Coimbatore Bus Station to the temple – 1.4 KM
Coimbatore Railway Station to the temple – 4 KM
Coimbatore Airport to the temple – 9 KM
143, Chinnaswamy Naidu Road, Sidhapudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 641101, India
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