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Hogenakkal is one of the tourist destinations. It is about 350 kms from Chennai and is only 200 kms from Bangalore. Hogenakkal is a small town in Tamil Nadu on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border, which is known for its waterfall. The Hogenakkal Waterfall is a famous picnic spot. It is located at a height of 750 feet in the Melagiri Hills. Its water is said to have healing powers. It is very close to Dharmapuri town. The falls is the entry point of the river Cauvery from Karnataka into Tamilnadu and is a small version similar to the Niagara. The word Hogenakkal is made of two words, Hoge and Kal. Hoge in Kannada means smoke and Kal means rocks. Hence, the Hogenakkal means smoky rocks. The river when falls on the rocks below, then the gushing force of the water looks like as if smoke is coming from the rocks so this place is as Hogenakkal. This is the place where you can take bath along with the oil massage.


Hogenakkal falls
The Hogenakkal Waterfall is the main highlight of the place. A trip to Hogenakkal revolves around the water fall and the river. The Hogenakkal Waterfall is often called the Niagara Falls of India.


By Air

Bangalore International Airport is the nearest airport, which is at distance of about 133 km from Hogenakkal.

By Train
Nearest major railway junction is Salem, which is about 114 km from Hogenakkal.

By Road
Hogenakkal is well connected to all major cities in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

The best time to visit the Hogenakkal waterfall is between mid July to mid August when the water is at its peak

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Theme: Waterfall

SightSeeings in Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal Falls
Melagiri Hills
Theerthamalai Temple

Near By Other Tourist Places

Hogenakkal   0 KM near     
MM Hills   25 KM near     
BR Hills   64 KM near     
Bheemeshwari   64 KM near     
Yercaud   69 KM near     

Near By major Cities

Bangalore  101 KM near     
Chennai  326 KM near     
Thiruvananthapuram  466 KM near     

Near By Air Ports

Salem Airport   76 KM near     
Bengaluru International Airport   133 KM near     
Mysore Airport   137 KM near     
Peelamedu Airport   163 KM near     

Near By Local Cities

Salem  72 KM near     
Tiruppur  134 KM near     
Mysore  139 KM near     
Coimbatore  169 KM near     

Near By Districts

Dharmapuri   47 KM near     
Krishnagiri   74 KM near     
Salem   74 KM near     
Ramanagara   94 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station

Dharmapuri Rail Way Station   46 KM near     
Bommidi Rail Way Station   60 KM near     



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Hogenakkal Tourism
MM Hills Tourism
BR Hills Tourism
Bheemeshwari Tourism
Yercaud Tourism

P.N.Patti City
Dharmapuri City
Tharamangalam City
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Dharmapuri District
Krishnagiri District
Salem District
Ramanagara District

Dharmapuri Rail Way Station
Bommidi Rail Way Station

Salem Airport AirPort     
Bengaluru International Airport AirPort     
Mysore Airport AirPort     
Peelamedu Airport AirPort     

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