of Tamilnadu, Tourism, Demand No.50, Policy Note 2000-2001, State Government Schemes, Works in progress under Part-II Scheme 1999-2000, retrieved 26 January 2007. The park includes about 36% of the 2,068 square kilometres (798 sq mi) in the Palani Hills. [42], The Kodaikanal Division Forest Office offers a book called "Kodaikanal Beauty in Wilderness" (Rs 20), which has a list and map of local treks in the Kodaikanal area. Nomadic Paliyan tribes people have been seen living in some of the several caves in Manjampatti Valley. Also known as Rat Tail Falls, Thalaiyar Falls is located in the lush green slopes of Palani Hill ranges in the Dindigul District, in Kodaikanal. There is sewage pollution, solid waste pollution and mercury contamination,[39]Mercury pollution. The Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is a proposed protected area in Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu India. The park area includes only reserve forest land, including Palni Hills Northern Slope East, Kallar, Palni Hills Southern Slope East, Upper Palni Shola, Allinagaram, and Palni Hills Northern Slope West Reserve Forests in the Dindigul[14] Zafar Futehally and M.S. Height: 8310 Feet; Location: Palani hills, Tamil Nadu; This mountain is near the border with Kerala. Lord Murugan temple is on a small hill. The range lies mostly within Dindigul district, except in the western portion, where it forms the boundary between Dindigul district and Theni district to the south and Idukki District to the south west. of Forests, page 49, Tamil Nadu Forest Dept. Govt. The hill station of Kodaikanal lies in the southern central portion of the range. the dry season, usually between January and March, during which rain is scarce and limited to around 10 rainy days, the air is crisp, dry and cold, and when ground frost occurs; The warm season of April and May when most tourists arrive for their holiday in the hills and when summer showers and rain may fall on 18 to 20 days; The Southwest monsoon season extends between June and September, with around 45 days of rainfall spread over the four months; The Northeast monsoon season from October through early December, when rain is abundant and occurs over 30 or more days. The Tamil speaking Pulayan are referred to as the MalaPulayans, a group categorized as scheduled caste by State government of Tamil Nadu. The upper Palani Hills have a landscape dominated by exotic tree plantations, but there are important remnants of the shola/grassland mosaic vegetation type still in evidence. Each kootam has its own deity, which is common to the entire group and once yearly the members of the same kootam assemble to worship the deity. Der Name des Gebiets leitet sich von der Tempelstadt Palani ab, die nördlich des Gebirgszuges liegt. Die Palani-Berge (engl. Vandaravu peak is the highest peak in the Palani hills. Improvement of roads in the forest areas of Tamil Nadu. is implementing forest maintenance and restoration works over a period of 5 years from 2006-2007. It contains several rare and endemic plant species including: Sonerila pulneyensis: a delicate Melastomataceae succulent herb endemic to Pambar Shola, Hoya wightii ssp. (1980) Palani Hills Vegetation Map, Institut de la Carte Internationale du Tapis Végétal, Toulouse, France, retrieved 3/29/2007, Project Tiger, Kalakad - Mundanthurai Reserve, News about Kuringi, Endemic birds, Vattakanal Conservation Trust, the Hindu, Frontline, Volume 23 - Issue 17 :: 26 Aug. – 8 Sep. 2006. Paliyan people can be seen near Kukal Cave. In February 2010, tigers were sighted in Kodaikanal forests during a six-day carnivore signs survey. : a delicate creeping fern endemic to Pambar Shola, Psydraxficiformis: a tree, until recently thought extinct, Utleria salicifolia: only one clump known on the Palni hills, Elaeocarpus blascoi: a tree believed extinct until this year, Cyathea crinita: tree fern, highly endangered (Botanical Survey of India), Aeschynanthus perrottetii: known only from one other shola in the Palni hills, Eulophia sp. The Palani hills are most prominent towards the west, ranging from 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) to 2,553 metres (8,376 ft) (5,906 ft - 8,376 ft). Marexpress. The lower elevations of the Palani Hills, between 250 and 1,000 m (820-3,281 ft), are part of the South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests ecoregion. Offering picturesque forest on either side with tea plantations, waterfalls and exotic viewpoints, the road trip promises to offer an extraordinary experience to the nature lovers Located in the Palani Hills at a height of 7,000 ft, Kodaikanal is the perfect escape to the hills. 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The slopes are covered in a variety of scrub, deciduous and evergreen forests. Their social, economic and physical survival has become a difficult challenge for them and several public and private agencies. [38], There is decreasing biodiversity, deforestation, grasslands destruction, monoculture tree plantations, and invasive exotic plant species in the park. A tigress and her cub were spotted playing in the wild. Thalliar Falls (Rattail Falls) 975 feet (297 m) high, seen from Dum Dum viewpoint 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi) away, Unnamed Falls on Dolphin Nose Trail,(see woman bathing at top), The Palani Hills have a montane tropical monsoon climate which varies from west to east. [8] The actual park boundaries have not been finalized. The hills form a lofty plateau averaging about 2000 meters. The Government of Tamil Nadu completed establishment of a litter free zone and awareness campaign in Kodaikanal in 2000 at a cost of Rs 1. lakh. State – Tamil Nadu. It is the largest reserve forest division in the Palani Hills. Forest rest houses are available with advance reservation at Kodaikkanal, Poombarai, Kukkal, Kavunji, Berijam and Devadanapatty. The park will be an upgrade and expansion of the 736.87 km 2 (PRO) Palani Wildlife Sanctuary which was to be established in 2008. The western extremity of the park is contiguous with the Manjampatti Valley core area of the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park and with The Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala. Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple, Palani. The Palani Hills are an eastward extension of the Western Ghats ranges, which run parallel to the west coast of India. Both Palani hills and Kodaikanal hills are at the backdrop of the Palani temple (South side). Some of the very rare and endangered plants and animals of India are found here. The sedentary life started with the construction of group houses by the government in the early sixties. Die Palani-Berge bilden einen östlichen Ausläufer der Westghats. Gundar Fallsseen from Poombarai Road 1.3 kilometres (0.81 mi) away, 9. [28], Many native tribals in the Palani Hills have partially assimilated modern culture but are marginalized on the fringes of society. They live in small hamlets in huts and government constructed colonies. Poombarai Falls, named "Polangara Odai" (Poombarai), 14. Government of Tamil Nadu has sanctioned a sum of Rs.30.00 crores for the following components: Conservation and eco-restoration of degraded forests in Nilgiris and Palani Hills. The ten most prominent peaks are: The hill station of Kodaikanal stands in a 2,195 m (7,202 ft) high basin at the southern edge of the central part. This hill is called Shivagiri. Two trees found in Pambar Shola, Ceropegia thwaitesii: vine, vulnerable, endemic to Pambar shola, Pimpinella pulneyensis: scarce, Exacum anamallayannum: gentian, only one other known location in Palni hills. Palani Hills joined with Anamalai Hills and Cardamom Hills at Anamudi peak in Kerala state. 44 - FORESTS AND DEMAND NO.58 - CAPITAL OUTLAY ON FORESTS. [9], On 13 August 2012, in an apparent change away from plans for notification of parts of the Palani Hills as a separate wildlife sanctuary, the Tamil Nadu Gazette notification attached parts of Kodaikanal and Dindigul divisions of reserve forests to the buffer zone of Annamalai Tiger Reserve. At the foot hill, there is also one more temple (locals say, it is the main temple) dedicated to Lord Muruga. The eastern end of the park is made of hills 1000–1500 m (3,281 ft - 4,921 ft) high. The Palani Hills adjoin the high Anamalai range (Kerala) on the west, and extend east into the plains of Tamil Nadu, covering an area of 2,068 square kilometres (798 sq mi). The core of the proposed Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary awaiting government notification is located in this division. Later, we head back towards the waterfall, which marks as an ending point of the trek. The park will be an upgrade and expansion of the 736.87 km2 (PRO) Palani (Kodaikanal) Wildlife Sanctuary which was to be established in 2008. [2], Coordinates: 10°12′N 77°28′E / 10.200°N 77.467°E / 10.200; 77.467, Learn how and when to remove this template message, South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests, Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Palani_Hills&oldid=999419062, Articles needing additional references from July 2020, All articles needing additional references, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Pages using infobox mountain with deprecated parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 January 2021, at 02:05. In the central Palani Hills at Kodaikanal, during March to May, the temperature range is between 10.1 to 20.9 °C (50.2 to 69.6 °F). Most of these species were planted, but that programme was … [19], The Tamil Nadu Department of Geology and Mining has completed detailed Geo-Technical Studies of the Palni Hills determining moderate to high landslide danger in much of the area. Area is 2,064 square kilometres (797 sq mi). Other more widespread species of herpetofauna also occur lower down. Mammals: Wild are common in areas away from human habitation and cultivation. The Palani Hills are an eastern spur of the southern Western Ghats located in Tamil Nadu. It remains to be seen whether the Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park will stimulate or stifle commercial development and tourism. The community is vertically divided into two sub divisions called Koora and Kanni, further subdivided into 47 sub sects. Threatened species in the park area include: Bengal tiger,Indian elephant, Indian leopard, gaur (wild ox), Nilgiri tahr and grizzled giant squirrel. The Tamil Nadu Forest Dept. The Page is only about Palani Hills Nature and Wildlife pulneyensis: a succulent vine with waxy flowers endemic to Pambar Shola', Plectranthus bourneate: a succulent herb endemic to Pambar Shola, Trichoglottis tenera: an epiphytic orchid. [20], There are many waterfalls throughout the park which are popular tourist attractions. The western edge of this hill shares its border with Pambadum Shola National Park which lies in Idukki, Kerala. Forest Department officials are studying survey data to estimate the local tiger population based on indirect evidence like pug marks, scats and scratches.[35]. The highest part of the range is in the southwest, and reaches 1,800-2,500 metres (5,906-8,202 feet) elevation; the eastern extension of the range is made up of hills 1,000-1,500 m (3,281-4,921 ft) high.[1]. Each sub sect is called Kootams, which regulates certain social events. Their upgrade to Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park will increase their IUCN status from level VI - Protected Area with Sustainable Use of Natural Resources to IV - Habitat/Species Management Area or II - National Park and improve the habitat and wildlife conservation of the area. (2007) Projects & Programs 2007 - 2008, retrieved 9/2/2007. Once we reach the peak, we spend some time relaxing and exploring around with the delicious pack lunch. [16] The park is an eastward extension of the Western Ghats hills formed by separation of the India-Madagascar-Seychelles blocks of East Gondwana in the Early Cretaceous period about 120 million years ago. It’s 8,310 feet (2,533 metres) high and one of the highest peaks in Tamil Nadu. ie. Beside this temple, Lord Ganesha temple is also located. Palani hills and the pleasing climatic surroundings attract visitors regularly from Kodaikanal. It offers a beautiful view of Palani Hills and you can feel that adrenaline rush after making it to such a height. Raising shola seedlings for afforestation. The Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board, the Public Works Department and the local bodies are executing. Palani Hill temple can be reached through two ways other than ropecar & winch – One way is Elephant Path & the other one is Steps.Elephant is contructed for elephants to climb the hill temple on festival days.Steps are commonly used by all to reach the palani murugan temple. Herzlich willkommen auf der Internetseite der „Medizinischen Hilfe für Palani Hills / Indien e.V.“. These are “sister” island mountains of the Palani Hills and they are veritable islands surrounded by drier forests of the Anaimalais Tiger Reserve. Important hills are Nilgiris, Anaimalai and palani hills etc. Contents:[37], Kurinji flowers (Strobilanthes kunthiana) which blossom in spectacular fields of violet only once in 12 years are threatened. The Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is a proposed protected area in Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu India. They are named for the temple town of Palani, which is home to the most important Murugan temple in India. Before climibing the hill, main pooja is performed here. It was over 53 square miles (140 km2) in extent and about one quarter of it then consisted of sholas and three quarters was open, rolling, grassy downs. The foothills from 400 to 800 metres (1,300 to 2,600 ft) consist mostly of, Between 800 to 1,600 metres (2,600 to 5,200 ft) is dominated by, From 1,600 to 2,000 metres (5,200 to 6,600 ft) are upper montane slopes characterised by, Peaks rising to over 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) with total area of 385 square kilometres (149 sq mi) and average elevation of 2,200 metres (7,200 ft) consist mostly of montane grasslands interspersed with sholas. The Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is a proposed protected area in Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu India. The Tamil Nadu Green Movement works on Nature Education, Conservation awareness, Judicial intervention, media awareness and works with other NGOs in the Western Ghats. Viraraghavan were its leaders. [1][2][3] The park includes about 36% of the 2,068 square kilometres (798 sq mi) in the Palani Hills. This temple is one among the six Padaiveedu’s of Lord Muruga. On the face of the rock just about the height of 12 ft, portraits of Jaina Tirthankaras are carved out. Bicultural Versatility as a Frontier Adaptation among Paliyan Foragers of South India, by Dr. Peter Gardner, Edwin Mellen Press, 2000, Bellan, M.F. When he came to Palani he was bewildered to the route, when he received guidance from a king passing that way mounted on a horse. Their ancient culture in this area is well documented,. Depending on the timing of the northeast monsoon, the latter half of December may experience a few days of heavy rain or remain completely dry. Photo: IAN LOCKWOOD. [4], The Ampthill Downs area is now named Upper Palani Shola Reserved Forest and totals 145.7 square kilometres (56.3 sq mi) (36,000 acres) of forest land. The park includes about 36% of the and Kodaikanal Forest Divisions. These hills form the eastward spur of the Western Ghats on the western side of South India. The villages and hamlets that now form part of the Palani Hills buffer zone are Poondi, Mannavanur, Kilavarai, Polur, Kavunchi, Kumbur, Kilanavayal, Kukkal, Pazhamputhur and Puthurpuram. The Palani Hills (Tamil:பழநி மலை) are a mountain range in the southern Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The Kurinjimala Sanctuary in Kerala borders the southwestern corner of the park. The Palani Hills and Anamalai lost grasslands due to invasive species, Mr. Bunyan told The Hindu. 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It lies in the Western Ghats. [36], The comprehensive source on Palani Hills flora is currently in print: "The Flora of the Palni Hills, South India" by K.M. Some of the prominent falls associated with the park are: (Distances are referenced from km 0.0 at the bund (dam) on northeast end of Kodaikanal lake at . The most prominent among these waterfalls are Bear Shola Falls and Pambar Falls. The Palni Hills are an eastward spur of the Western Ghats with a maximum east-west length of 65 kilometres (40 mi), and a north-south width of 40 kilometres (25 mi). Permission from the Forest Department is necessary to visit areas deep inside the forests and for trekking in forests. 12km from Palani. Kodaikanal Lake: Kodaikanal lake is one of the perfect places to explore in Kodaikanal town, Tamil Nadu. Contact: District Forest officer, Kodaikkanal Forest Division, Kodaikanal, Dindigal District, Tamil Nadu, India. Palni Hills oder Palani Hills, Tamil: பழனி மலை) sind ein Gebirge im südindischen Bundesstaat Tamil Nadu. This hill is named as Aivar malai and Ayiramalai. These forests are already among the protected areas of Tamil Nadu. Generally, as one proceeds from the Kerala border in the west to the foothills in the east, average rainfall decreases and temperature increases. Palani Andavar temple well-known name of Murugan stands still on the top of the Hill, due to which can be seen from a far distance. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. : a fern ally endemic to Pambar Shola, Selaginella sp. [11]. The peak belongs to the hills of Western Ghats. The climate of the upper Palnis has four clearly defined seasons: The average annual rainfall is 1,617 millimetres (63.7 in), mostly during the north-east monsoon.[26][27]. : a new species for the Palni hills first collected in April 2000,Actinodapohne bourneae: Laurel tree believed extinct (Botanical Survey of India). Kami juga akan memaklumkan anda mengenai tawaran dan jualan rahsia apabila anda mendaftarkan diri untuk e-mel kami. Kodaikanal is the best place to spend a vacation with your loved ones. Eucalyptus plantation overshadowing Blackburn Shola, clearly illustrating the very different structure and canopy and height. Notable among these is Pambar Shola. Here, amongst the mountains of Tamil Nadu, you will find it, in the company of other, kindred spirits, also revelling in the spontaneous joy of a very different and unchanged India. During Dec-Feb it is between 8.1 to 18.6 °C (46.6 to 65.5 °F). Coming to the details, the waterfalls in Palani Hills Wildlife Sanctuary have heights ranging from twenty meters to as high as five kilometers. The sanctuary has been under consideration of the Government of India in consultation with the Government of Tamil Nadu since 1999. Medizinische Hilfe für Palani Hills / Indien e.V. The Palani Mountains adjoin the great Anamalai variety on western, and increase eastern into the flatlands of Tamil Nadu, protecting an place of 2,069 m² (799 sq mi). cardamom hills highest peak. These sculptures belong to 9th –10th century CE. The park will be an upgrade and expansion of the 736.87 km2 (PRO) Palani (Kodaikanal) Wildlife Sanctuary which was to be established in 2008. There is also sound pollution, visual pollution, uncontrolled tourism, overdevelopment and lake eutrophication in and near Kodaikanal town. Endangered Bengal tiger populations in the adjacent Project Tiger reserves of Anamalai Tiger Reserve and the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve[34] in the Agasthyamalai hills could expand back into this area when it is better protected. From the village you have to walk 3 to 4 km to reach the falls. Water from this place is taken into Palani through pipes and stored in Palani Hill Water Tank named as Water dam, which then distributed to Palani after filtration. The hills may be divided into four distinct vertical zones comprising distinct Ecoregions with a wide diversity of Endemic species. About 5155.42 hectares of forest land belonging to Palani Hills Northern Slope, Andipatty reserve forest, 4,344.53 acres in Kudraiyar block forest and 5,548.49 hectares in Mannavanur Range in Kodaikanal will be included in the buffer zone. Several trekking destinations are accessible from the Kodaikanal - Munnar Road. In 1906, the great undulating plateau on top of the Palanis comprising four forest ranges were consolidated under the Indian Forest Act of 1878 and designated by the British Government as a single reserve forest, from Kodaikanal town to the Kerala state border in the west and the Bodinayakkanur town limits to the south, and given the name of the Ampthill Downs. [5], In 1988, the new 50 square kilometres (19 sq mi) Kodaikanal-Berijam Wildlife Sanctuary was included in the protected area proposals considered to be of national priority status by the Wildlife Institute of India. The park is located between latitude 10°7' - 10°28' N and longitude 77°16' - 77°46' E. Central location is 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) east northeast of Silver Cascade Waterfall and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) E X NE of Kodaikanal Lake. Above 1,000 m (3,281 ft), the deciduous forests transition to the evergreen South Western Ghats montane rain forests. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails. Pambar Shola is its major habitat, Phyllanthus chandrabosei: a shrub endemic to Pambar Shola, Huperzia sp. Height – 2,553 meters. During 2007-2008, it is proposed to take up degraded sholas over an extent of 3 square kilometres and to carry out other maintenance and improvement works at a cost of Rs. [10] The Palani Hills Conservation Council, a non-governmental organization headquartered in Kodaikanal, was founded in 1985. The proposed park area includes only reserve forest land. This page was last edited on 2 December 2020, at 01:02. Compared to the Deccan plateau and the southwestern coastal plains, temperatures vary from moderate to quite cool. Solaikaradu in the Servarayan hills is the highest peak. Amphibians and reptiles: Plantations have, in fact, become shola nurseries. Of Brahma as the rod and the snakes of the earth the ropes to tie thern, and turned towards Podikai Hill, the mountain abode of Sage Agastya. A trek to this mountain will show you pristine natural beauty of coffee plantations, dense tropical forests, cascading waterfalls and serene valleys. Mi cuenta Their traditional livelihood is foraging yams and small gaming in the nearby forest areas combined with cultivation of several species of minor millets in small plots located near their hamlets to meet their subsistence requirements. Just reaching near the gopuram the devotees start feeling the presence of God. Temple is beautifully built on the top of the Hill and the rich architecture of the temple attracts the devotees all over India. It is discontinuous dissected at many places by the east flowing rivers. Thai Poosam and Panguni Uthiram festivals are very famous festivals and large number of devotees coming here at that time. ), 7. 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