Tree houses & hikes at Pachamalai

Logo squareNovember 13 (TravelAndy): Tiruchirapalli in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, has nearly completed the eco-tourism project on its Pachamalai hills, reported The Hindu.

The eco-tourism projects, that have already been completed, includes tree houses on the hills of Top Sengattupatti or Thenpuranadu.

As a part of this initiative, the forest department has built an interpretation centre on the hills. This centre will allow tourists to get an audio-visual experience of the natural habitat of a forest.

To facilitate adventure tourism, a 4km hiking trail starting from Maamarathusolai has been constructed. The route will cover a waterfall, couple of watch towers and British-era guest houses.

Pachamalai hills, located in the Eastern Ghats, is a paradise for wildlife tourism. It is  home to 154 species of birds and 135 species of butterflies. It is also home to around 500 deer.


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