A memorial to Colonel John Pennycuick was unveiled at Lower Camp 8 Kms from Gudalur in Theni District.Further newly constructed bus terminal in Theni named after him in December 2013.
Megamalai is also called as ‘’Paccha Kumachi’’ which means green peak is at 1500 mts above sea level, altitude. During British period this was popularly called as High Wavy Mountain. Since the peak is covered with clouds always, locals call it as Megamalai. ( Theni to Megamalai 50 km )
Veerapandi Gowmariamman temple:
Gowmariamman temple, a 14 th Century Temple built by king Veerapandi of Pandya Dynasty is the famous temple here. It is believed that the king got back his lost sight after sincere and devoted prayer to Gowmariamman and Kanneeswara-mudaiyar. Mullai River, a perennial source of water flows through close to the temple.( Theni to Veerapandi 8 km)
Vaigai Dam Built across the majestic River Vaigai near Andipatti, the dam with a height of 111 feet can store 71 feet of water. It is 7 km from Andipatti,25 kms from Theni This dam was established on January 21,1959
Suruli falls, is located 56 km from Theni and 10 km from Cumbum in the Theni District in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a 2 stage Cascading water fall. The Suruli River supplying the falls originates from the Meghamalai mountain range.
There is a temple which is meant solely for Saneeswara Bhagawan( www.kuchanursaneeswarar.tnhrce.in,Department of Tourism, Culture and Religious Endowments of Tamil Nadu ) situated at Kuchanoor. The Lord is seen in swayambhu (self-appeared) form, the name of the town being derived from Kubjan, one of Shani’s names (Kubjanoor). In front of this temple the perennial river Surabi flows which carried the waters of Periyar river and Suruliyaru. There are different religious people like Hindu,Muslim are there in Kuchanur and also there is different communities people like Thevar, Pillai, Nayakar people live together in Kuchanur. There is a separate temple for guru which faces north direction so this temple is known as vadaguru temple. There is a hanuman temple in which there is a ganesh who has got five heads. There is water in the Surubi river throughout the year.
Cloud Land Falls (Chinna Suruli )
Situted 54 kms from Theni near Kombaithozhu Village. These falls originate in the Megamalai. This is popularly known as Chinna Suruli.
Mangala Devi Kannagi temple is a historic temple located in the Idukki district of Kerala bordering Tamil Nadu, about 7 km from Pazhiyankudi in Theni district and 15 km from Thekkady in Idukki district. Cheran Chenguttuvan, the king of ancient Tamilakam, had erected the temple for Kannagi around 2000 years back at Vannathiparai and called it ‘Kannagi Kottam’ or ‘Mangaladevi Kannagi temple’ and performed regular pujas. It sits at an altitude of about 1,337 m (4,386 ft) above the mean sea level. It is surrounded by lush greenery and is closed throughout the year except during the Chitra Pournami festival. At other times tourists can still view it by getting a special letter from the forest ranger. The view from the temple premises is spectacular and one can see part of eastern ghatsand some villages from adjacent state of Tamil Nadu
Kurangani and Top station
Kurangani is situated in the Western Ghats at an attitude of 400 ft.-6500 ft. It is Promoted as a new tourism model – endogenous spices tourism.
Kolukkumalai is the highest tea estate in the world . It is situated in precipitous ledge atop kurangani The entire Kurangani Region is storehouse of rich biodiversity. Nearest airport is Madurai which is 106 away from Kurangani. Kurangani is 16 Kms from Bodinayakanur.
Top station (trekking )
Kumbakkarai Falls are lesser known falls in the foothills of the Kodaikanal Hills. They are located at 10°10′48″N 77°31′50″E in Theni district, 9 kilometers from Periyakulam.