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Popularly termed as 'Manchester of South India', the city brimming with natural attractions and prominent temples is located on the banks of River Noyyal. Once ruled by Sangam Chera, Cholas and the dynamic Vijayanagara dynasty, Coimbatore which is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu attracts tourists round the year. The place is a spiritual getaway owing to the presence of numerous temples like Ayyappan temple, Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple, Dhyanalinga Yogic temple and more. Coimbatore Tour Packages offer a completely religious deep dive.

One of the top religious attractions in Coimbatore is the Marudamalai Temple dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Murugan or Kartikeya. The temple perched atop a hill is magnificent and offers stunning views of the city and surrounding Western Ghats. The shrine is built in true Dravidian style and the gopuram- the monumental tower at the entrance of the temple looks colourful. Impressive waterfalls and dams can also be found in plenty. The city is also home to diverse flora and fauna.

The other tourist destinations include Amaravathi dam, Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Siruvani Waterfalls, GD Naidu Museum, Velliangiri mountain and Parambikkulam . Anamalai Tiger Reserve, earlier known as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is another popular spot to visit. Take part in an enthralling wildlife safari and camp in the deep, dark forest.   Indian Wildlife species such as Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Tiger, Deer, Wild elephant, Flying Squirrel and more can be spotted along with varied bird species.  For car lovers, there is the Gedee Car Museum. Said to be one-of-its kind and only classic car museum in India, the place has rare collection of unique cars, and is an important part of the Coimbatore Tour Packages. One can take pictures with the cars here and is a must-visit place if you are diehard car lover

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What are the best places to visit on a Coimbatore tour?

1. Vydehi waterfalls: When availing the Coimbatore tour packages, you can visit Vydehi waterfalls, which is a stunning natural attraction located a few kilometers from the city. The waterfall cascades down from a height of 200 feet, and visitors can trek to the falls, take a dip in the cool waters or simply relax and enjoy the scenic views.

Location: Vaidehi Falls Road, Tamil Nadu 641109
Timings: Open 24 hours 

2. Adiyogi Shiva Statue: Adiyogi Shiva Statue is a massive 112-foot statue of Lord Shiva, located at the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains. The statue is a popular attraction for tourists and is also one of the largest bust sculptures in the world with its unique design and architecture make it an incredible attraction. The surrounding hills also make this site a great place to enjoy hiking and trekking. 

Location: Booluvampatti, Tamil Nadu 641109
Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

3. Velliangiri Hill Temple: During your visit to Coimbatore, stop at the Velliangiri Hill Temple, a sacred pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva, which attracts a large number of devotees. The temple is also known for its scenic beauty and tranquil environment, and you can feel a sense of calmness enveloping you. After visiting the temple, you can also ascent to the top of the mountain, and soak in breathtaking views of lush green forests, winding streams, and distant landscapes. 

Location: XMMV+837, Vellingiri hills, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641114
Timings: Open 24 hours 

4. Ayyappan Temple: Located in the heart of the city is the Ayyappan Temple, a popular Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. The temple is known for its stunning architecture and intricate carvings. Visitors can attend the daily puja and witness the elaborate rituals and traditions. It also hosts various cultural and religious events, including the Sabarimala pilgrimage, the Makaravilakku as well as the Thaipoosam festivals throughout the year.

Location: Siddhapudur, Coimbatore 
Timings: 05:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; 05:00 p.m. to 09:00 p.m. 

5. Marudhamalai hill temple: Another one of the best places to visit in Coimbatore is the Marudhamalai Hill Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Murugan, located at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is known for its unique architecture and serene surroundings. Visitors can take a trek to the top of the hill to visit the temple, which offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. 

Location: 2VW2+JP6, Maruthamalai Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Rd, Marudhamalai Adivaram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046
Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.; 04:00 p.m. to 07:00 p.m. 

6. Monkey falls: During your Coimbatore tour, head over to the scenic Monkey Falls, which is surrounded by dense forests and is a great place to visit for nature lovers. Visitors can go trekking or simply relax and enjoy the tranquil environment. The water of the falls is crystal clear and the plunge pool is surrounded by rocks and boulders, making it an ideal spot for swimming and relaxing.

Location: FX59+4MM, SH 78, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 642101
Timings: 07:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. (closed on Monday)
Price: INR 30 per person 

What are the best things to do in Coimbatore?

1. Visit the ancient Marudamalai Temple: Visiting the ancient Marudamalai Temple is one of the best things that you can do during your Coimbatore trip. The temple is located on a hill and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and is believed to have been built more than a thousand years ago.

Location: 2VW2+JP6, Maruthamalai Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple Rd, Marudhamalai Adivaram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641046
Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.; 04:00 p.m. to 07:00 p.m. 
Price: Free for normal darshan, INR 50 per person for special darshan

2. Go on a wildlife safari at the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve: While in Coimbatore, don’t miss out on a wildlife safari at the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including tigers, elephants, leopards, and wild boars. Visitors can take a jeep safari or a walking safari, accompanied by a trained guide. 

Location: Anappady, Parambikulam Road, Kerala 678661
Timings: 07:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. 
Price: INR 150 per person (for a 3-hour safari)

3. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of Siruvani Waterfalls: Taking a dip in the crystal-clear waters of Siruvani Waterfalls is a refreshing and rejuvenating experience. The waterfall cascades down from a height of about 60 feet and forms a natural pool at the bottom. The water of Siruvani Waterfalls is known for its mineral content and is said to have medicinal properties. It is believed that the water can cure several ailments, including skin diseases, digestive problems, and arthritis. 

Location: WMQP+4RC, Noyyal River, Booluvampatti
Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. 
Price: INR 50 per person 

4. Visit the historic Gass Forest Museum: One of the best ways to learn about the city’s rich history is by visiting the historic Gass Forest Museum. The museum has an impressive collection of over 30,000 specimens of trees, plants, and herbs from different parts of India and the world. The specimens are arranged in a systematic manner, making it easy for visitors to learn about the different species. The museum also has a herbarium, where dried plant specimens are stored for research purposes.

Location: 2W8W+J99, Cowley Brown Rd, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641002
Timings: 09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.; 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m. (closed on weekends)
Price: INR 10 for adults, INR 5 for children

5. Take a leisurely walk along the tranquil banks of the Aliyar Dam: Upon booking your Coimbatore tour packages, take some time out for a relaxing stroll along the banks of the Aliyar Dam. It is a multipurpose dam built on the Aliyar River, which originates in the Anaimalai Hills. The dam is an important source of water for irrigation, power generation, and drinking water supply to nearby towns and villages. It  is surrounded by lush green forests and offers panoramic views of the Anaimalai Hills and the Western Ghats.

Location: Tamil Nadu
Timings: Open 24 hours 

What are the best places to visit in Coimbatore with your family?

1. Black Thunder Theme Park: Black Thunder Theme Park is one of the best places to visit with your family during a Coimbatore tour. The park is spread over 75 acres and has a variety of rides and attractions, including water slides, wave pools, and roller coasters. The park is also known for its beautiful landscapes and offers a great way to beat the heat during the hot summer months.

Location: Nagapattinam - Coimbatore - Gundlupet Highway, Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu 641305
Timings: 09:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. 
Price: INR 840 for adults, INR 750 for children

2. VOC Park and Zoo: VOC Park and Zoo is another popular attraction in Coimbatore that is perfect for families. The park has a variety of animals, including tigers, lions, and elephants, as well as a large collection of birds and reptiles, including the endangered rosy pelican, parrots, crocodiles, etc. The park also has a toy train, boating facilities and a children's play area, making it a great place for kids to enjoy.

Location: 24, Jail Road, ATT Colony, Gopalapuram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018
Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 05:45 p.m. (closed on Sunday)
Price: INR 3 for adults, INR 2 for children

3. Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam: Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam is a great place to visit for families who love nature and the outdoors. The waterfall is formed by the Siruvani River, which originates in the Western Ghats and is known for its pure and mineral-rich water. The Siruvani Dam is a popular picnic spot that offers breathtaking views of the Siruvani River and the surrounding hills. Visitors can take a leisurely walk around the dam, enjoy a picnic with family and friends, or simply relax in the serene surroundings.

Location: WMQP+4RC, Noyyal River, Booluvampatti
Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. 
Price: INR 50 per person 

4. Monkey Falls: Monkey Falls is another natural attraction that is perfect for families visiting the city. The waterfall is surrounded by lush greenery and is home to a large number of monkeys. Visitors can take a dip in the cool waters, go trekking or simply enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

Location: FX59+4MM, SH 78, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 642101
Timings: 07:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. (closed on Monday)
Price: INR 30 per person

5. Kovai Kondattam Amusement Park: If you are visiting Coimbatore with kids, head to the Kovai Kondattam Amusement Park. This place has a variety of rides and attractions, including a giant wheel, a roller coaster, and a water park. The park also has a food court and a children's play area.

Location:  2/347, Siruvani Main Rd, Durga nagar, Kalampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641010
Timings: 10:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. 
Price: INR 700 for adults, INR 600 for children

6. Codissia Trade Fair Complex: Codissia Trade Fair Complex is a great place to visit for families who are interested in technology and innovation. It also plays a vital role in the development of small businesses and entrepreneurship. The fair attracts thousands of visitors every year and features a wide range of industries, including agriculture, textiles, engineering, and more. The fair provides a unique opportunity for small businesses to network, learn from industry experts, and gain exposure to potential customers.

Location: Nehru Nagar West, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641004
Timings: 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. 
Price: INR 50 per person 

What is the best time to visit Coimbatore?

The best time to visit Coimbatore is during the winter season, from November to February. The weather is cool and pleasant during this time, with temperatures ranging between 15°C to 25°C. This is also the best time to enjoy outdoor activities and explore the city's natural beauty. However, it is advisable to carry warm clothing as temperatures might drop at night.

How to reach Coimbatore?

Coimbatore is well-connected by air, road, and rail. The Coimbatore International Airport has regular flights to major Indian cities and some international destinations. The city also has a railway station with trains connecting to various parts of the country. There are also several bus services, including state-run and private operators, connecting Coimbatore to nearby cities and towns.

What is the famous cuisine of Coimbatore?

Coimbatore is famous for its traditional South Indian cuisine, which is a blend of various flavours and spices. Some of the popular dishes include Idli, Dosa, Vada, Sambar, Rasam, and Coconut Chutney. The city is also known for its non-vegetarian dishes, including biryani, chicken fry and fish curry. The use of locally sourced ingredients and traditional cooking methods make the cuisine of Coimbatore unique and flavourful.

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