Palani is a city in Dindigul district of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Popular as a temple town, Palani is also a trekking and wetland heaven. Home to the popular and revered temples like the Dhandayudhapani Temple which is dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Lord Subrahmanyan Shrine, the shire dedicated to Pada Vinayakar (Lord Ganesh) and the architectural masterpiece Thiru Avinankudi. The highly revered and venerated Lord Kartikeya also has a temple dedicated to him in this town.
Trekkers find the Pallani Hills one of the best places to undertake a hike. With lush unfolding landscapes and rocky cliffs, the Palani Hills offer an exhilarating and exciting trekking destination. The Palani Murugan Temple is located on this hill and is visited by throngs of devotees every day. Palani is also home to the Kothaimangalam Wetlands and Kongur Wetlands, a place rich in bio-diversity with abundant birdlife. A visit to Palani will certainly keep you busy with all the various attraction that the place has to offer.