List of Hill Stations around Chennai

Chennai is the Capital City of Tamil Nadu has millions of inhabitants with busy and hard life within Concrete buildings, Traffics and pressure of Jobs. The Civilians of Chennai like to visit natural places in their Holidays and Weekends, Indeed they selecting nearest Hill Stations for the journey. Chennai is the Coastal City and has several Beaches and Attractions in and around the city. Tamil Nadu is one of the states with great natural diversity that idealistic for several Hill Stations and Tourist Places. The Following list of Hill Stations near Chennai which are closest to the city and easily accessible as well.

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Hill StationsFrom Chennai
(in KM)
Places of interestDistrictElevation
(in Meters)
Yelagiri212Jalagamparai Waterfalls, Swami Malai Hills, Telescope observatory, YMCA Camp CentreVellore1,410
Horsley Hills 274Rapelling, Trekking, Lake Gangotri, Highview Seeing Place, Gaalibanda, Environmental Park, Horsley Hills MuseumKurnool1,290
Yercaud350Yercaud Lake, Lady's Seat, Killiyur Falls, The Servaroyan Temple, Bear’s Cave, Green House, The Gange, Pagoda Point, Silk Farm and Rose Garden, Fairholme Bungalow, Heaven's Ledge, Karadiyur View point, Sri Lalitha Thripura Sundari Amman TempleSalem1,515
Kolli Hills380Arapaleeswarar temple, A serene Pond, Akash Ganga Falls, ViewpointsNamakkal1,300
Athoor450Shri Kasi Vishwanathar temple, Shri Vandi Kali Amman temple, Kamarajar Sagar Dam, ViewpointsDindigul
Palani Hills550Peaks, Viewpoints, Lakes, Rivers and WaterfallsDindigul2,500
Kodaikanal550Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park, Coaker's Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Green Valley View, Pine forests, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Pillar Rocks, Guna caves, Silver Cascade, Dolphin's Nose, Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple, Berijam LakeDindigul1,845
Coonoor550Sim's Park, Pomological Station, Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint, Lamb’s Rock, Droog Fort, Law's Falls, Ooty, Katary Falls, Pasteur InstituteNilgiris1,850
Ooty590The Government Botanical Garden, Fernhills palace, Ooty Lake, Toda Hut, Government Rose Garden, Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty Lake, Stone House, Toda huts, Ooty Mountain Railway, St. Stephen's Church, Wax World, Ooty, Ooty Golf Course, Tribal Museum,The Nilgiris2,240
Coorg640Talakaveri, Nisargadhama, Iruppu Falls, Abbey Falls, Dubare, Nagarahole, Bhagamandala, Mallali FallsCoorg900
Munnar640Tea Estates, Valleys, lanscapes, flora and faunaIdukki1,700
Araku Valley940Coffee Plantation, Araku-valley, Valley Borracaves,Visakhapatnam911