(Last Updated on : 11/03/2015)
Javadhu Hills are an extension of the Eastern Ghats Mountain Range in India
. This small hilly terrain is one of the popular tourist attraction sites in Tamil Nadu
state. The falls near Javadhu Hills are silent, except for the pleasant-sounding gurgling of the flowing and falling waters and the occasional singing of the various migratory birds. In the evening, the grey shadows, creep out with noiseless steps, to chase away the lingering rear-guard of the light, the forest is quiet again.
Extension of Javadhu Hills
Javadhu Hills spread across parts of Tiruvannamalai district in the northern part of the state of Tamil Nadu in south-eastern India. It is about 50 miles wide and 20 miles long, they are bisected into eastern and western sections by the Cheyyar and Agaram rivers, tributaries of the Palar River
Climate of Javadhu Hills
The weather is very nice to enjoy. The cool and temperate weather is prevalent in this region.
Landform of Javadhu Hills
Javadhu Hills consists of bluish grey granites, with peaks averaging 3,600-3,800 feet.
Population in Javadhu Hills
Javadhu Hills are sparsely populated. The majority of the inhabitants in Javadhu Hills are Malayali tribal people, though other castes are also present.
Tourism in Javadhu Hills
There are many tourist places near Javadhu Hills. One of the most prominent places in Javadhu Hill is Beemanmadavu waterfalls. The Indian astronomer Vainu Bappu selected the hills as the site of the Kavalur Observatory (VBO), which began operations in 1967. The town of Vaniyambadi is located nearby, which is also one of the prime tourist attractions. During the British colonisation of India, the Javadhu Hills appeared occasionally in government gazetteers and manuals, ethnographies, and travellers' accounts.
Javadhu Hills is easily accessible with the railways, roadways and airways. From Chennai one need to take NH4, Chennai-Poonamallee Bypass- Arcot and take Arni road, after Arni Bypass taking the Polur Road, upon reaching Polur town. This is one of the prominent tourist attraction sites in this region.