How do I get Manjolai permission?

You need prior permission at the base of the Mundanthurai forest area for Manjolai. We should plan 2 days ahead or ask a local person to apply for the pases.

Can we go to Manjolai now?

Permission from the Forest Department is required to visit Manjolai in private vehicles. Government buses are also available to reach this lovely hillock. Manjolai is a reserved forest because of that there are no hotels or restaurants available.

Who owns Manjolai estate?

Singampatti Zamin, owners of the vast Manjolai estate, are still powerful in political circles.

Is bike allowed in Manjolai?

No bikes. Part of the environmental protection policy. . Or whatever. over a year ago. No two wheelers are not allowed…but you can take your own car with permission from forest department…

How many hill stations are there in Tamilnadu?

Talking of which, the state is home to 25 ethereal hill stations that are the real contributor to the beauty and exquisiteness. Yercaud, Yelagiri, Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Kotagiri, Velliangiri Hills, Kolli Hills are just some must visit hill stations in Tamilnadu.

How much height is Ooty from sea level?

Ooty, situated at an altitude of 2,240 mt above sea level is deep within the Nilgiri hills and is covered in eucalyptus, pine trees and coffee and tea plantations. It is believed by some that Ooty stands out as a unique specimen because it had never been part of a kingdom or empire.

In which state is Kodaikanal situated?

Tamil Nadu

Which is the biggest hill station in Tamil Nadu?

Situated in the Nilgiris, Doddabetta Peak is onr of the highest peaks in Tamil Nadu. It soars 8,650 feet (2,637 metres) above sea level, and is close to the famous hill station of Ooty. From the top, you can have unobstructed views of the forests of Bandipur National Park, and also parts of Mysore.

Which city called queen of hills in Tamil Nadu?

Ooty. Also known as Udhagamandalam, Ooty is called the ‘Queen of hill stations. ‘ It lies in the Nilgiris at an altitude of 7440ft above sea level.

Which language is spoken in Ooty?


Udhagamandalam Ootacamund (Ooty)
• Official Tamil, Badaga
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 643 001

Which is highest hill in Tamil Nadu?

At 2,623 mts above MSL, Doddabetta is the highest Peak in the Tamil Nadu and is about 10 kms. from Ooty bus stand. The name Doddabetta literally means ‘Big mountain’ in the Badugu Language, which is so in reality.

Which district is Palani?

Dindigul district
It is located in the town of Palani in Dindigul district, 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of Coimbatore and northwest of Madurai in the foot-hills of the Palani hills, Tamil Nadu, India.

What to know about Manjolai Hills Tirunelveli?

So unlike other hill stations, Manjolai is unpolluted. We can alight the bus from Manimuthar falls also. Springs of water, small streams and small cascades are found everywhere enroute to Manjolai. The water is in its purest and tastiest from with medicinal properties.

Where is Manjolai tea estate in Tamil Nadu?

Manjolai Tea Estate falls within the vicinity of Manimutharu town in the Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. The Manjolai area is set within the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve at altitudes that range between 1000 and 1500 metres in the Western Ghats.

How to get into Manjolai Hills by bus?

Getting permission to gain entry to Manjolai is very difficult whether we hire a cab or commute in our vehicle. But Government bus plys from Tirunelveli via Ambasamudram to Manjolai Hills. I heard that permission is not needed to go by bus. All our difficulties to gain entry to Manjolai Hills was not in vain. Nature was in its purest form.

Which is the best place to visit in Tirunelveli?

Manjolai Hills is above the Manimuthar Dam and the picturesque Manimuthar Waterfalls and is 70 Kms from Tirunelveli. Manjolai Hills is famed for its lovely weather, which is such a blessing after the searing heat of the plains.