Kolli Hills or Kolli Malai is a small mountain range located in Western Tamil Nadu and spread over the Namakkal district of India. The mountains rise to 1300 m in height and cover an area of approximately 280 km2. They are part of the Eastern Ghats, which is a mountain range that runs mostly parallel to the east coast of Southern India. The mountain is a site of pilgrimage, because of the Arapaleeswarar temple,
Name : The Mountain is named Kolli Malai after the name of Goddess Ettukkai Amman (also known as Kollipavai) guarding the hills with her divine protection.
Tourists Spots at Kolli Hills
Mainly kolli hills is visited by nature lovers, hikers, trekking clubs, tourists and meditation practitioners among hill stations in Tamil Nadu. Agaya Gangai is the waterfall situated near the Arappaleeswarar temple.
Arapaleeswarar temple, Kolli Malai also known as Arappalli is a Siva temple in Kolli Hills in Namakkal District in Tamil Nadu (India).
Agaya Gangai waterfalls are located in Kolli Hills of the Eastern Ghats, in India. Panchanathi, a jungle stream, cascades down as the Agaya Gangai (English: Ganges of Sky),It is a 300 feet (91 m) waterfall of the river Aiyaru. It is located in a mountain valley.
The caves of Korakka Siddhar and Kalaanginatha Siddhar
How to reach Arapaleeswarar temple,Kolli malai
By all over tamil nadu by taking Buses towards namakkal bus stand , then From Namakkal Bus stand to arapaleeswarar temple 7 Buses available to arappalesswarar temple