On the foot hills of kollimalai ,a place of scenic beauty is the puliyancholai ,72 kms away from Tiruchirappalli via Thuraiyur filled with full of greenish trees and tamarind groves .This forest region is cool and green with added attraction of the stream. The stream is the natural bathing area for the tourists throughout the year. There is a water falls in the higher hills which is called Akaya Gangai, Besides ,the water here has medicinal value .The 18 th day of the Tamil month Adi is the time for worshipping the river here and more people visit Puliyancholai that day . Accommodation of two resorts and one Dormitory Building are available here. Puliyancholai to Agasa Gangai Falls(Hill top)is five hours hard Trek.One can have fantastic views of Million years old curved rocks, Dolmens, Pithukkuli Cave, different shaped big stones, forest produces on the way and at the Top plain – Honey, Guava, Orange, Mustard, Fenugreek, Garlic, Paddy, Maze, Millets, Jack fruits (more than 12 varieties) etc.
Area : 146 sq. kms.
Population : 23,88,831 ( census 2001 )
Altitude : 78 meters
Temperature : Summer : Max.37.10C Min.26.40C
Winter : Max.31.30C Min.20.60C
Rainfall : 83.5 cms.
Season : Throughout the year
Clothing : Tropical