Javadi Hills – Connectivity
Javadi Hills is 75 kms from Thiruvannamalai. The nearest airport is in Chennai (206 kms.) The railway station is 54 kms from the place at Katpadi. There are buses from Chennai, Tiruchirapalli (269 kms) and Madurai (387 kms) to this town. The roads are very good and local transport by way of buses and auto rickshaws are available.
From Chennai Take NH4, Chennai - Poonamallee Bypass - Arcot and take Arni road, after Arni Bypass take the Polur Road, upon reaching Polur town, ask the route for Aththimur and after Aththimur you can see the sign boards for Jamuna Marathur.
Please avoid driving at night. Safe timing for travelling is 6am - 5pm, After Polur town to Jamuna Marathur 40 km of Ghat roads; mostly you can’t see any shops or even people. Places like Bheeman Maduvu falls have become alcohol drinking spot for the tourist groups, so not so safe for families unless law and order is enforced.
Public transport and private taxis are available from the nearby town of Thiruvannamalai to reach Javadi Hills, covering a distance of about 75 kms. Similar transport facilities are also at hand from surrounding bigger towns.
Katpadi is the nearest railhead at a distance of about 60kms away from Javadi Hills. Nearest airport location is Chennai, which is 206 kms away. All the roads are in good condition.