TNSTC Coimbatore-Siruvani Bus Service

Bus Service in a deep Forest located in Western Ghats

One and Only TNSTC to Siruvani

Siruvani Waterfalls
Siruvani Waterfalls [1] and the dam named after them are located 35 km (22 mi) west of Coimbatore City in the Western Ghats. The reservoir at Siruvani was built for Tamil Nadu by the Kerala Government with funds collected by the Tamil Nadu government to meet the drinking water requirements of Coimbatore city. The gateways on either side of the road across the dam are typical of the Kerala and Tamil architectural styles. Siruvani is also home to certain tribals like the Mudugars and Irulars..

Siruvani River
The Siruvani River is a river near Palakkad, South India. It is tributary of Bhavani river,[1] which in turn is a tributary of Kaveri. Part of the Siruvani River is near Mannarkkad in the Indian District Palakkad, Kerala. The river leads into two big tourist attractions in Southern India, namely, the Siruvani Dam and the Siruvani Waterfalls. The dam is also near The Banan Fort. Banan Fort and the Siruvani Dam, are 15 to 25 kilometres (9 to 16 mi) west of Coimbatore city. The river has a village named after it, or possibly vice versa.

Siruvani Dam
Siruvani dam is a dam in Palakkad District, Kerala located 46 km away from Palakkad town. This dam constructed across the Siruvani River, is for supplying drinking water to the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The dam is surrounded by reserve forests. Muthikulam hill is situated on the eastern side of the dam. There is a natural waterfall in the hill. The waterfalls and the Dam are big tourist attractions. The famous 150 year old Pattiyar Bungalow is on the banks of the Siruvani Reservoir. An agreement was executed in August 1973 between the state Governments for drinking water supply to Coimbatore town and neighbouring areas from the Siruvani Dam. The location being in the state of Kerala, the project was executed by the Kerala Public Works Department utilising the funds made available by the Tamil Nadu Government.

Situated at Siruvani Hills at a distance 37 km away from Coimbatore & 6 km (3.7 mi) from Karunya University. Sadivayal Checkpost, where an entry fee Rs. 50 is charged, at the gateway to the waterfalls. Private vehicles are not allowed after this point, however vehicles arranged by forest department can be used for the conveyance to the point where trek is to be started. No extra charges for this service. Almost 1km trek/walk through forest required to reach exact place for bathing.

Bus lines 59C, 59, 14E, and the Sirvani and Sadivayal buses, ply at regular intervals from Coimbatore (Gandhipuram Town bus stand). Other interesting projects/places nearby are Parambikulam, Aliyar, Sholiyar, Palar rivers and the Anaimalai Hills range.

Coimbatore (Gandhipuram) to Siruvani Bus Timings : 05.30AM, 09.15AM, 01.00PM, 04.15PM, 07.20PM

Siruvani to Coimbatore Bus Timings : 07.30AM, 11.00AM, 03.00PM, 06.30PM, 09.15PM

Registration : TN 38 N 1892
Region : Coimbatore
Branch : Sungam-1
Route : Coimbatore (Gandhipuram)-Siruvani
Via : Selvapuram, Perur, Madhampatti, Aalandhurai, Kovai Kutralam
Type : Inter City, Ordinary

TN 38 N 1892 16-05-2015


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